The Resource New York, a documentary film, Episode one : 1609-1825, The country and the city, a Steeplechase Films production in association with WGBH Boston, Thirteen/WNET New York, and the New-York Historical Society, (DVD)

New York, a documentary film, Episode one : 1609-1825, The country and the city, a Steeplechase Films production in association with WGBH Boston, Thirteen/WNET New York, and the New-York Historical Society, (DVD)

Label
New York, a documentary film, Episode one : 1609-1825, The country and the city
Title
New York, a documentary film
Title number
Episode one : 1609-1825
Title part
The country and the city
Statement of responsibility
a Steeplechase Films production in association with WGBH Boston, Thirteen/WNET New York, and the New-York Historical Society
Title variation
  • Country and the city
  • New York, the country and the city
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This first segment in an eight-part series chronicling the history of New York City from 1609 through 2003 covers the rise of New York from the early seventeenth century through the explosion of commerical growth sparked by the completion of the Erie Canal in 1825. Examines the defining role the Dutch played in the development of the city's character, the impact of the British empire and the horrors of slavery, the establishment of the Stock Exchange, New York's fateful role in the American Revolution, and the city's brief tenure as the nation's capital
Member of
Cataloging source
CUY
Characteristic
videorecording
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American experience (Television program)
Credits note
Director, Ric Burns ; producers, Lisa Ades, Ric Burns ; writers, Ric Burns, James Sanders ; cinematography, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore ; editor, Li-Shin Yu ; narrator, David Ogden Stiers ; music, Brian Keane
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
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  • Burns, Ric
  • Stiers, David Ogden
  • Steeplechase Films Inc
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
  • New-York Historical Society
Runtime
120
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  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Documentary television programs
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Technique
live action
Label
New York, a documentary film, Episode one : 1609-1825, The country and the city, a Steeplechase Films production in association with WGBH Boston, Thirteen/WNET New York, and the New-York Historical Society, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast in 1999 on the PBS series American experience
  • Special features include: Charlie Rose interview with Ric Burns; archival motion pictures, including turn-of-the-century films by Thomas Edison, Manhatta (1921), Over the East River (1919), and Empires of steel (1930-31); original trailer
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm60570873
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences;
Publisher number
88581
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; region 1; full screen presentation; Dolby surround stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
New York, a documentary film, Episode one : 1609-1825, The country and the city, a Steeplechase Films production in association with WGBH Boston, Thirteen/WNET New York, and the New-York Historical Society, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast in 1999 on the PBS series American experience
  • Special features include: Charlie Rose interview with Ric Burns; archival motion pictures, including turn-of-the-century films by Thomas Edison, Manhatta (1921), Over the East River (1919), and Empires of steel (1930-31); original trailer
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm60570873
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences;
Publisher number
88581
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; region 1; full screen presentation; Dolby surround stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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