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The Resource Chicago : city of the century, a co-production of EGBH Boston and WTTW Chicago ; in association with the Chicago Historical Society ; produced, written and directed by Austin Hoyt ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; Window to the World Communications, Inc, (videorecording)

Chicago : city of the century, a co-production of EGBH Boston and WTTW Chicago ; in association with the Chicago Historical Society ; produced, written and directed by Austin Hoyt ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; Window to the World Communications, Inc, (videorecording)

Label
Chicago : city of the century
Title
Chicago
Title remainder
city of the century
Statement of responsibility
a co-production of EGBH Boston and WTTW Chicago ; in association with the Chicago Historical Society ; produced, written and directed by Austin Hoyt ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; Window to the World Communications, Inc
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles sixty years in the history of Chicago, following its evolution from a frontier town to premier U.S. city of the nineteenth century, and introduces some of the people who contributed to the city's growth
Member of
Cataloging source
ICrlF
Characteristic
videorecording
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American experience (Television program)
Credits note
Camera, Michael Chin, Terry Hopkins ; edited by Bill Lattanzi (1, 2), Jon Neuburger (2, 3) ; music by Michael Bacon
Intended audience
  • Young Adult
  • Not rated
Intended audience source
  • Follett Library Resources
  • Paramount Home Entertainment
Language note
  • Closed-captioned
  • Audio described
PerformerNote
Narrator, David Ogden Stiers
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1944-
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  • Stiers, David Ogden
  • Hoyt, Austin
  • Miller, Donald L.
  • PBS Home Video
  • Paramount Home Entertainment
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)
  • Chicago Historical Society
  • WGBH Educational Foundation
  • Windows to the World Communications, Inc
Runtime
270
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  • Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
  • Chicago (Ill.)
Target audience
adolescent
Technique
live action
Label
Chicago : city of the century, a co-production of EGBH Boston and WTTW Chicago ; in association with the Chicago Historical Society ; produced, written and directed by Austin Hoyt ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; Window to the World Communications, Inc, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from disc surface; credits from container
  • Based on the book City of the century by Donald L. Miller
  • Originally produced as episodes of the television program American experience in 2003
  • Discs 1, 2, and 3 include feature, Chicago trivia and web address; disc 4 includes bonus episode "Chicago by 'L', touring the neighborhoods", production featurette, and interview with historian Don Miller
  • "Enhanced for 16X9 televisions"--Container
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • part I.
  • Mudhole to metropolis
  • part II.
  • Revolution has begun
  • part III.
  • Battle for Chicago
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format.
Extent
4 videodiscs (ca. 270 min.)
Isbn
9781415702444
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887051293
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
88579
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) bwi09452633
  • (OCoLC)60377467
System details
DVD; Dolby surround stereo.; region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Chicago : city of the century, a co-production of EGBH Boston and WTTW Chicago ; in association with the Chicago Historical Society ; produced, written and directed by Austin Hoyt ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; Window to the World Communications, Inc, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from disc surface; credits from container
  • Based on the book City of the century by Donald L. Miller
  • Originally produced as episodes of the television program American experience in 2003
  • Discs 1, 2, and 3 include feature, Chicago trivia and web address; disc 4 includes bonus episode "Chicago by 'L', touring the neighborhoods", production featurette, and interview with historian Don Miller
  • "Enhanced for 16X9 televisions"--Container
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • part I.
  • Mudhole to metropolis
  • part II.
  • Revolution has begun
  • part III.
  • Battle for Chicago
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format.
Extent
4 videodiscs (ca. 270 min.)
Isbn
9781415702444
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887051293
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
88579
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) bwi09452633
  • (OCoLC)60377467
System details
DVD; Dolby surround stereo.; region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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