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The Resource The West, Disc 5, Ken Burns presents ; a film by Stephen Ives ; a co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV Washington, (DVD/)

The West, Disc 5, Ken Burns presents ; a film by Stephen Ives ; a co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV Washington, (DVD/)

Label
The West, Disc 5
Title
The West
Title number
Disc 5
Statement of responsibility
Ken Burns presents ; a film by Stephen Ives ; a co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV Washington
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Chronicles the history of the American West, starting with the first European explorations and ending with the beginning of the 20th century. Examines the impact of the white settlers on the lives of the Native Americans and the land. Also discusses the Gold Rush, the Civil War, the building of the transcontinental railroad, the battle of Little Bighorn, and the massacre at Wounded Knee
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Produced by Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor ; directed by Stephen Ives ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Dayton Duncan ; narrator, Peter Coyote
Language note
In English; closed-captioned in English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, Ken
  • Ives, Stephen
  • Coyote, Peter
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
  • Florentine Films
Runtime
120
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • West (U.S.)
  • Frontier and pioneer life
Technique
live action
Label
The West, Disc 5, Ken Burns presents ; a film by Stephen Ives ; a co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV Washington, (DVD/)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a documentary television program in 1996
  • Program notes on set container include episode summaries and a message from Ken Burns & Stephen Ives ("New perspectives on the West")
  • Individual episodes of this program are indexed by the PBS Video database of America's history & culture merged index. The index is available in print and online
  • "Presented in a format preserving the aspect ratio of its original television exhibition"--Container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 5, Eps. 8 & 9, Ghost dance (58 min.) ; One sky above us (62 min.)
Control code
ocm56612413
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (120 min.)
Isbn
9781415702482
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097368858343
  • 841887051279
  • 0841887051279
  • 794054889123
  • 841887051279 (label on packaging)
Other physical details
sound, color & black and white
Publisher number
  • 88583
  • WEST600
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
B8891
System control number
(OCoLC)56612413
System details
DVD, NTSC; region 1; Dolby surround stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The West, Disc 5, Ken Burns presents ; a film by Stephen Ives ; a co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV Washington, (DVD/)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a documentary television program in 1996
  • Program notes on set container include episode summaries and a message from Ken Burns & Stephen Ives ("New perspectives on the West")
  • Individual episodes of this program are indexed by the PBS Video database of America's history & culture merged index. The index is available in print and online
  • "Presented in a format preserving the aspect ratio of its original television exhibition"--Container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 5, Eps. 8 & 9, Ghost dance (58 min.) ; One sky above us (62 min.)
Control code
ocm56612413
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (120 min.)
Isbn
9781415702482
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097368858343
  • 841887051279
  • 0841887051279
  • 794054889123
  • 841887051279 (label on packaging)
Other physical details
sound, color & black and white
Publisher number
  • 88583
  • WEST600
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
B8891
System control number
(OCoLC)56612413
System details
DVD, NTSC; region 1; Dolby surround stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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