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Author: Arts and Entertainment Network.; New Video Group.; History (Television network)
Publisher: [United States] : A & E Television Networks : Distributed by New Video, ©2010.
Series: History classics.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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They are some of Americas most famous folk heroes, men and women of legend who made and changed history. Reacquaint yourself with some of the people who helped shape our nation in this collection of documentaries. From the remarkable life of Davy Crockett, who went from uneducated backwoodsman to celebrity frontiersman, to the dramatic story of Amelia Earhart, the revolutionary aviator whose baffling disappearance  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical television programs
Historical television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Named Person: Daniel Boone; Charles A Lindbergh; Annie Oakley; Jesse James; Calamity Jane; Wild Bill Hickok; Amelia Earhart; Meriwether Lewis; William Clark; Andrew Jackson; Daniel Boone; Calamity Jane; William Clark; Amelia Earhart; Wild Bill Hickok; Andrew Jackson; Jesse James; Meriwether Lewis; Charles A Lindbergh; Annie Oakley
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Arts and Entertainment Network.; New Video Group.; History (Television network)
ISBN: 9781422910375 1422910377
OCLC Number: 676925849
Notes: Originally broadcast on the History Channel.
Credits: Lewis & Clark: Produced by Greystone Communications, Inc. for A & E Television Networks ; produced by Kathleen Killeen. Originally produced c1993.
Andrew Jackson: A Perpetual Motion Films production ; a presentation of Non Fiction Films Inc. in association with A & E Network ; produced & directed by Monte Markham and Adam Friedman. Originally produced c1995.
The adventures of Daniel Boone: Produced by Greystone Communications, Inc. for A & E Television Networks ; produced by Peter Doyle. Originally broadcast as an episode of the television series Biography, c1995.
Davy Crockett: Produced by Greystone Communications, Inc. for the Arts & Entertainment Networks ; produced by Scott Paddor. Originally produced c1994.
Wild Bill Hickok: Produced by Greystone Communications, Inc. for A & E Network ; produced by Scott Paddor.
Calamity Jane: Produced by Pangolin Pictures Inc., for A & E Network ; producer, Joey Allen. Originally broadcast as an episode of the television series Biography, c2005.
Annie Oakley: Produced by Greystone Communications, Inc. for A & E Network ; produced and directed by Arthur Drooker. Originally broadcast as an episode of the television series Biography, c1998.
The plot to kill Jesse James: Produced by Indigo Films for History Television Network Productions ; producer, Julie Nelson ; director, Mike Loades. Originally produced c2006.
The James gang: Produced by Greystone Communications, Inc. for A & E Network ; produced by Stephanie Haffner. The James gang originally produced as an episode of the television series Biography, 1995.
Amelia Earhart: Produced by Greystone Communications, Inc. for A & E Network ; produced by Laura Verklan. Originally broadcast as an episode of the television series Biography, c1996.
Lucky: A Hearst Metrotone Production ; an HTV production ; produced by Caleb B. Stratton ; producer/director, Robert W. Foster ; produced & written by Peter Tarshls. Originally broadcast as an episode of the television series Biography, c1994.
Performer(s): Andrew Jackson: Narrated by Monte Markham.
The adventures of Daniel Boone: Host, Peter Graves.
Wild Bill Hickok: Host, Jack Perkins.
Calamity Jane: Narrator, Mike McGlone.
Annie Oakley: Narrated by Hank Brandt.
The plot to kill Jesse James: Narrator, Robert Davi.
Amelia Earhart: Narrated by Tara Carnes.
Lucky: Narrator, Harry Chase.
Description: 5 videodiscs (9 hr., 4 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Dolby digital stereo.
Contents: DISC 1: BIOGRAPHY Lewis & Clark: Explorers of the New Frontier / BIOGRAPHY: Andrew Jackson: A Man For the People --
DISC 2: BIOGRAPHY: Daniel Boone / BIOGRAPHY: Davy Crockett: American Frontier Legend --
DISC 3: BIOGRAPHY: Wild Bill Hickock: Gentleman of the Old West / BIOGRAPHY: Calamity Jane / BIOGRAPHY: Annie Oakley: Crack Shot in Petticoats --
DISC 4: Jesse James: American Outlaw --
DISC 5: BIOGRAPHY: Amelia Earhart: Queen of the Air / BIOGRAPHY: Lucky: The Charles Lindbergh Story.
Series Title: History classics.
Other Titles: Biography (Television program)
Responsibility: History.

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They are some of Americas most famous folk heroes, men and women of legend who made and changed history. Reacquaint yourself with some of the people who helped shape our nation in this collection of documentaries. From the remarkable life of Davy Crockett, who went from uneducated backwoodsman to celebrity frontiersman, to the dramatic story of Amelia Earhart, the revolutionary aviator whose baffling disappearance is one of the greatest mysteries of all time, to one of the country's most infamous outlaws, Jesse James, this collection of DVDs details the lives and legends of monumental characters remembered for their rugged individualism and undeniable impact on history. Other figures covered in this set include Lewis and Clark, Andrew Jackson, Daniel Boone, Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane, Annie Oakley, and Charles Lindbergh.

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