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The Resource American experience, Transcontinental railroad, directed by Mark Zwonitzer, Michael Chin ; produced and written by Mark Zwonitzer ; a HiddenHill Productions film ; WGBH Boston ; WGBH Educational Foundation, (videorecording)

American experience, Transcontinental railroad, directed by Mark Zwonitzer, Michael Chin ; produced and written by Mark Zwonitzer ; a HiddenHill Productions film ; WGBH Boston ; WGBH Educational Foundation, (videorecording)

Label
American experience, Transcontinental railroad
Title
American experience
Title part
Transcontinental railroad
Statement of responsibility
directed by Mark Zwonitzer, Michael Chin ; produced and written by Mark Zwonitzer ; a HiddenHill Productions film ; WGBH Boston ; WGBH Educational Foundation
Title variation
  • Transcontinental railroad
  • Railroad
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the building of the transcontinental railroad, from several angles: its financing by enterprising and unscrupulous entrepreneurs; its creation by determined, inventive engineers; its backbreaking construction by laborers from various ethnic and cultural backgrounds; and its devastating impact on the Native Americans whose land the project plowed through
Member of
Cataloging source
ICrlF
Characteristic
videorecording
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American experience (Television program)
Credits note
Director of photography, Michael Chin ; edited by Bruce Shaw ; original music composer, Brian Keane
Intended audience
  • Not rated
  • Young Adult
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Narrator, Michael Murphy
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  • Murphy, Michael
  • Zwonitzer, Mark
  • Chin, Michael
  • PBS Home Video
  • HiddenHill Productions
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • WGBH Educational Foundation
Runtime
120
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  • Pacific railroads
  • Railroads
Target audience
adolescent
Technique
live action
Label
American experience, Transcontinental railroad, directed by Mark Zwonitzer, Michael Chin ; produced and written by Mark Zwonitzer ; a HiddenHill Productions film ; WGBH Boston ; WGBH Educational Foundation, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally produced as an episode of the television program American experience in 2003
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard format.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.)
Isbn
9780793691210
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887006224
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
AMER6507
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) bwi12213672
  • (Sirsi) bwi12213672
  • (OCoLC)68941093
System details
DVD; stereo.; region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
American experience, Transcontinental railroad, directed by Mark Zwonitzer, Michael Chin ; produced and written by Mark Zwonitzer ; a HiddenHill Productions film ; WGBH Boston ; WGBH Educational Foundation, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Originally produced as an episode of the television program American experience in 2003
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard format.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.)
Isbn
9780793691210
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887006224
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
AMER6507
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) bwi12213672
  • (Sirsi) bwi12213672
  • (OCoLC)68941093
System details
DVD; stereo.; region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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