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The Resource The grandest enterprise under God, a co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV, Washington, in association with Florentine Films and Time-Life Video & Television ; directed by Stephen Ives ; producers, Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor ; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Dayton Duncan, (videorecording)

The grandest enterprise under God, a co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV, Washington, in association with Florentine Films and Time-Life Video & Television ; directed by Stephen Ives ; producers, Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor ; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Dayton Duncan, (videorecording)

Label
The grandest enterprise under God
Title
The grandest enterprise under God
Statement of responsibility
a co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV, Washington, in association with Florentine Films and Time-Life Video & Television ; directed by Stephen Ives ; producers, Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor ; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Dayton Duncan
Title variation
West
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After the Civil War Americans set out with a new energy and optimism to finally unite the East and the West. To do this, they embarked on one of the greatest technological achievements of the age--building the first transcontinental railroad to conquer forbidding mountains, harsh deserts and awesome distances
Member of
Cataloging source
OWM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Executive producer, Ken Burns ; photography, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore ; editor, Richard Hankin ; narrator, Peter Coyote ; music, Matthias Gohl ; consultant, Geoffrey C. Ward
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1961-
  • 1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ives, Stephen
  • Abramson, Jody
  • Kantor, Michael
  • Ward, Geoffrey C
  • Duncan, Dayton
  • Burns, Ken
  • Coyote, Peter
  • Insignia Films
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
  • Florentine Films
  • PBS Home Video
  • Turner Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
84
Series statement
West
Series volume
5
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Railroads
  • Railroads
  • Cattle drives
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • West (U.S.)
Technique
live action
Label
The grandest enterprise under God, a co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV, Washington, in association with Florentine Films and Time-Life Video & Television ; directed by Stephen Ives ; producers, Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor ; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Dayton Duncan, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Historical TV documentary series
  • "Ken Burns presents The West, a film by Stephen Ives"--Container
  • Originally produced as a TV series by WETA-TV, Washington, D.C
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (84 min.)
Isbn
9780780613447
Isbn Type
(v.5)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other control number
9405433383
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
B3338V
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • OCM36210238
  • CARL036210238
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
The grandest enterprise under God, a co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV, Washington, in association with Florentine Films and Time-Life Video & Television ; directed by Stephen Ives ; producers, Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor ; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Dayton Duncan, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Historical TV documentary series
  • "Ken Burns presents The West, a film by Stephen Ives"--Container
  • Originally produced as a TV series by WETA-TV, Washington, D.C
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (84 min.)
Isbn
9780780613447
Isbn Type
(v.5)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other control number
9405433383
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
B3338V
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • OCM36210238
  • CARL036210238
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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