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1927, great escape

Author: David EsparPeter PagnamentaZvi Dor-NerJames A DeVinneyJohn ForsytheAll authors
Publisher: Alexandria, VA : PBS Video, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By the mid-1920s, millions were already confirmed moviegoers. Movies reflected and affected the way people dressed, thought and spoke, teaching the inexperienced about love, courage, and how to dress, while governments around the globe were quick to realize the power of film: this new mass entertainment would also prove an unrivaled tool of mass persuasion. Here moviegoers reminisce, revealing how the new medium  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Espar; Peter Pagnamenta; Zvi Dor-Ner; James A DeVinney; John Forsythe; Kitty Carlisle; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); British Broadcasting Corporation.; PBS Video.
OCLC Number: 39743190
Language Note: Closed-captioned. In English and various languages with English voiceovers.
Notes: Originally shown on PBS stations as part of the television series the People's Century, 1900-1999.
Credits: Senior producer, David Espar ; BBC executive producer, Peter Pagnamenta ; executive producer, Zvi Dor-Ner ; narrator, John Forsythe ; editor, Charles Scott ; camera, Gerardo Puglia ... [et al.] ; music, Ray Loring, Zbigniew Preisner, Laurence Aston.
Performer(s): Commentary, Kitty Carlisle Hart.
Description: 1 videocassette (56 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Great escape, 1927
People's century (Television program)
Responsibility: a coproduction of WGBH Boston and BBC ; written, produced and directed by James A. DeVinney.

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By the mid-1920s, millions were already confirmed moviegoers. Movies reflected and affected the way people dressed, thought and spoke, teaching the inexperienced about love, courage, and how to dress, while governments around the globe were quick to realize the power of film: this new mass entertainment would also prove an unrivaled tool of mass persuasion. Here moviegoers reminisce, revealing how the new medium persuaded, influenced and enthralled them, as it offered a welcome refuge from the century's pressures.

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