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The Resource The West, a film by Ken Burns ; a co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV Washington in association with Florentine Films and Time-Life Video & Television ; produced by Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor ; directed by Stephen Ives ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Dayton Duncan, (DVD/)

The West, a film by Ken Burns ; a co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV Washington in association with Florentine Films and Time-Life Video & Television ; produced by Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor ; directed by Stephen Ives ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Dayton Duncan, (DVD/)

Label
The West
Title
The West
Statement of responsibility
a film by Ken Burns ; a co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV Washington in association with Florentine Films and Time-Life Video & Television ; produced by Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor ; directed by Stephen Ives ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Dayton Duncan
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the history of the American West beginning before the European settlers and continuing into the 20th century. Includes the peoples, the wagon trains, the Gold Rush, the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad and the destruction of the buffalo, wars against the Indians, settlers in the West, the Wounded Knee massacre, and beginnings of the new West
Related
Cataloging source
UOK
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Buddy Squires with Allen Moore ; music by Matthias Gohl ; edited by Richard Hankin, Michael Levine and Adam Zucker
Dewey number
978
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Peter Coyote
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, Ken
  • Ives, Stephen
  • Coyote, Peter
  • Insignia Films
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
  • Florentine Films
  • Time Life Video & Television
  • PBS DVD (Firm)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
720
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • West (U.S.)
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The West, a film by Ken Burns ; a co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV Washington in association with Florentine Films and Time-Life Video & Television ; produced by Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor ; directed by Stephen Ives ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Dayton Duncan, (DVD/)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally televised in 1996
  • Special features: The making of The West, interview with the filmmakers, interactive maps, The West trivia quiz
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Disc 1. Episode 1. The people. Bonus DVD features -- Disc 2. Episode 2. Empire upon the trails. Episode 3. The speck of the future. -- Disc 3. Episode 4. Death runs riot. Episode 5. The grandest enterprise under God. --Disc 4. Episode 6. Fight no more forever. Episode 7. The geography of hope. --Disc 5. Episode 8. Ghost dance. Episode 9. One sky above us
Control code
ocm53114642
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
5 videodiscs (ca. 720 min.)
Isbn
9780780643611
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794054889123
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
B8891
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; stereo, surround
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
The West, a film by Ken Burns ; a co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV Washington in association with Florentine Films and Time-Life Video & Television ; produced by Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor ; directed by Stephen Ives ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Dayton Duncan, (DVD/)
Publication
Note
  • Originally televised in 1996
  • Special features: The making of The West, interview with the filmmakers, interactive maps, The West trivia quiz
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Disc 1. Episode 1. The people. Bonus DVD features -- Disc 2. Episode 2. Empire upon the trails. Episode 3. The speck of the future. -- Disc 3. Episode 4. Death runs riot. Episode 5. The grandest enterprise under God. --Disc 4. Episode 6. Fight no more forever. Episode 7. The geography of hope. --Disc 5. Episode 8. Ghost dance. Episode 9. One sky above us
Control code
ocm53114642
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
5 videodiscs (ca. 720 min.)
Isbn
9780780643611
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794054889123
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
B8891
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; stereo, surround
Video recording format
laserdisc

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