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The Resource Riding the rails, directed, written & produced by Michael Uys and Lexy Lovell ; The American History Project Out of the Blue Productions, Inc, (DVD)

Riding the rails, directed, written & produced by Michael Uys and Lexy Lovell ; The American History Project Out of the Blue Productions, Inc, (DVD)

Label
Riding the rails
Title
Riding the rails
Statement of responsibility
directed, written & produced by Michael Uys and Lexy Lovell ; The American History Project Out of the Blue Productions, Inc
Contributor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Tells the unforgettable story of the 250,000 teenagers who left their homes and hopped freight trains during the Great Depression"--Container
Member of
Additional physical form
An edited version of "Riding the rails" was produced as an episode of the PBS documentary television program American experience in 2003.
Awards note
Winner of 18 major awards, including the Peabody Award and Best Documentary-Directors Guild of America & Los Angeles Film Critics
Cataloging source
TNH
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
American experience (Television program)
Credits note
Cinematography, Samuel Henriques ; editor, Howard Sharp ; original music, Jay Sherman-Godfrey ; also featuring music from Woody Guthrie, Jimmie Rodgers, Doc Watson, Elizabeth Cotten, Brownie McGhee & Sonny Terry
Dewey number
385/.0973
Intended audience
Not rated
Intended audience source
WGBH Video
Language note
In English; closed-captioned
LC call number
HV4504
LC item number
.R53 2003
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Uys, Michael
  • Lovell, Lexy
  • American History Project
  • Out of the Blue Entertainment (Firm)
  • WGBH Video (Firm)
Runtime
72
Series statement
The American experience series videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Depressions
  • Teenagers
  • United States
  • United States
  • Railroads
  • Tramps
  • Tramps
  • Teenagers
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Documentary films
  • Historical films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Historical television programs
Technique
live action
Label
Riding the rails, directed, written & produced by Michael Uys and Lexy Lovell ; The American History Project Out of the Blue Productions, Inc, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a documentary film in 1997
  • Companion to the book: Riding the rails, teenagers on the move during the Great Depression / by Errol Lincoln Uys
  • Special features: interview with Uys & Lovell (5 min.); slide show of Depression-era photos (3 min., 28 images); excerpt from the companion book; weblinks
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Leaving home -- Catching out -- Hard travelin' -- Hitting the stem -- The jungle -- Harvest tramps -- Chicago's World's Fair -- Lonely hobo -- The way out -- Invisible scars -- End of the line
Control code
ocm51844300
Dimensions
4 3/4 in..
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (72 min.)
Isbn
9781578079759
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 00783421366893
  • 783421366893
  • 8342136689
  • 00783421366893
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
WG36689
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)51844300
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; Full screen (4 x 3); Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Riding the rails, directed, written & produced by Michael Uys and Lexy Lovell ; The American History Project Out of the Blue Productions, Inc, (DVD)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a documentary film in 1997
  • Companion to the book: Riding the rails, teenagers on the move during the Great Depression / by Errol Lincoln Uys
  • Special features: interview with Uys & Lovell (5 min.); slide show of Depression-era photos (3 min., 28 images); excerpt from the companion book; weblinks
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Leaving home -- Catching out -- Hard travelin' -- Hitting the stem -- The jungle -- Harvest tramps -- Chicago's World's Fair -- Lonely hobo -- The way out -- Invisible scars -- End of the line
Control code
ocm51844300
Dimensions
4 3/4 in..
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (72 min.)
Isbn
9781578079759
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 00783421366893
  • 783421366893
  • 8342136689
  • 00783421366893
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
WG36689
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)51844300
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; Full screen (4 x 3); Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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