Warning Warning

1970, 22 min., color, DVD Pollution and Land Filling Threaten San Francisco Bay Warning Warning tells about a time in the 1960’s of increasing water pollution  when the Army Corps of Engineers projected that San Francisco Bay would be completely … Continue reading

Tale of Ruin, Capitalism and World Resources

1978, 20 min., color, DVD Capitalism Destroys the Earth Harvey Richards first film on mining, Perch of the Devil, centered on the miner’s strike of 1960 in Butte, Montana.  In the years that followed, underground mining (and its unions) were … Continue reading

Perch of the Devil: The Copper Strike of 1959

1960, 24 min., color, DVD Butte, Montana, The Richest Hill on Earth Perch of the Devil is about the hard rock miners of Butte, Montana, and the copper strike of 1959.  Harvey Richards traveled to Butte, Montana in the 1959 … Continue reading

Timber Tigers

1971, 23 min., color, DVD Deforestation: “After us, the deluge and the desert.” Timber Tigers consume the forests using the corporate logging practices we know as clear cutting. Approaching the environment as an input to create profits is a narrow view … Continue reading

Vanishing Redwoods

1975, 28 min., color, DVD Clear Cutting Threatens the Survival of the Species Vanishing Redwoods depicts the delicate natural balance required for the growth and survival of redwood forests. Photographed in northern California and Oregon, it shows how the logging industry’s … Continue reading

Wasted Woods

1964, 18 min., color, DVD Wasted Woods: “Cut and Get Out.  After Us, the Deluge and the Desert.” Wasted Woods shows corporate destruction of the forest on the West Coast during the 1950’s and 60’s. In a period of booming log … Continue reading

The Stump Makers

1963, 22 min., color, DVD The Stump Makers: “Cutting the Lungs Out of the Planet” Judy Bari In The Stump Makers, Harvey Richards presents footage of wasteful forest practices and ecological devastation caused by major logging companies’ clear cutting operations in California … Continue reading