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The 1930s. / Disc 5, Seabiscuit

Author: Stephen IvesMichelle FerrariEve MorgensternScott GlennInsignia Films.All authors
Publisher: [Boston] : WGBH Educational Foundation ; [New York] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, 2010, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English
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While not looking the part, Seabiscuit was one of the most remarkable thoroughbred racehorses in history. In the 1930s, when Americans longed to escape the grim realities of Depression-era life, four men turned Seabiscuit into a national hero.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentary television programs
Historical television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Biography
Named Person: Red Pollard; Red Pollard
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Ives; Michelle Ferrari; Eve Morgenstern; Scott Glenn; Insignia Films.; PBS Distribution (Firm); Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); WGBH Educational Foundation.; Liberty Mutual Insurance Company.; Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
ISBN: 9781608831210 1608831213
OCLC Number: 503545213
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from disc surface.
"American Experience"--Container.
"WGBH"--Container.
"PBS"--Container.
Originally produced as an episode of the television program American experience 2003.
Special features: Interview with Stephen Ives, director of Seabiscuit ; Superhorses gallery ; Teacher's guide (PDF) ; PBS online [Web address for the film's companion Web site].
Credits: Cinematography, Buddy Squires, Allan Palmer, Peter Nelson, Allen Moore ; editor, Toby Shimin ; music, Joel Goodman.
Performer(s): Narrated by Scott Glenn.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. & b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; stereo.; full screen or widescreen.; System requirements for Teacher's guide: DVD-ROM drive; Adobe Acrobat Reader or other PDF viewing software.
Contents: Introduction --
Hard luck heroes --
A dangerous contender --
The hundred-grand er --
Living your life all the way up --
Seabiscuit-itus --
The uses of adversity --
A two-horse extravaganza --
Four good legs between us --
A great sunrise.
Other Titles: Nineteen thirties
Seabiscuit
American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: WGBH Educational Foundation ; an Insignia Films Production for the American Experience ; produced by Stephen Ives and Eve Morgenstern ; written by Michelle Ferrari ; directed by Stephen Ives.

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While not looking the part, Seabiscuit was one of the most remarkable thoroughbred racehorses in history. In the 1930s, when Americans longed to escape the grim realities of Depression-era life, four men turned Seabiscuit into a national hero.

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