The Numbers Start with the River

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The Numbers Start with the River
Produced byDonald Wrye
Edited byRobert Estrin
Distributed byUnited States Information Agency
Release date
  • 1971 (1971)
Running time
15 minutes
CountryUnited States

The Numbers Start with the River is a 1971 American short documentary film about life in small river towns in America's heartland. Produced by Donald Wrye for the United States Information Agency, it was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short.[1][2]


  1. ^ Educational film/video locator. Vol. 2. Consortium of University Film Centers and R.R. Bowker. 1986. p. 2160. ISBN 9780835221818.
  2. ^ "The 44th Academy Awards (1972) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved June 9, 2019.

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