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Ansel Adams : a documentary film

Author: Ric BurnsMarilyn NessDavid Ogden StiersJosh HamiltonBarbara FeldonAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, VA?] : PBS Distribution, [2009]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Few American artists have reached a wider audience or enjoyed more widespread popularity in their own lifetime than Ansel Adams. Ansel Adams had a profound impact on how Americans see the majesty or their continent and helped transform how people think and feel about the meaning of the natural world. A visionary photographer, a pioneer in photographic technique and a crusader for the environment, this portrait of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical television programs
Biography
Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Named Person: Ansel Adams; Ansel Adams
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ric Burns; Marilyn Ness; David Ogden Stiers; Josh Hamilton; Barbara Feldon; Eli Wallach; Sierra Club Productions.; Steeplechase Films Inc.; PBS Distribution (Firm)
ISBN: 1415702314 9781415702314
OCLC Number: 643097183
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast as an episode of the PBS television program The American Experience in 2002.
Credits: Edited by Li-Shin Yu ; cinematography, Buddy Squires, Michael Chin, Jon Else ; original music composed and arranged by Brian Keane ; researchers, Melanie Aron, Brett Barry.
Performer(s): Narrated by David Ogden Stiers ; voices, Josh Hamilton, Barbara Feldon, Eli Wallach.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 100 min.) : sound, color & black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen, enhanced for 16 x 9 televisions; Dolby surround stereo.
Other Titles: Ansel Adams, a documentary film
American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: a co-production of Sierra Club Productions and Steeplechase Films ; written & directed by Ric Burns ; produced by Ric Burns & Marilyn Ness.

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Few American artists have reached a wider audience or enjoyed more widespread popularity in their own lifetime than Ansel Adams. Ansel Adams had a profound impact on how Americans see the majesty or their continent and helped transform how people think and feel about the meaning of the natural world. A visionary photographer, a pioneer in photographic technique and a crusader for the environment, this portrait of Adams portrays the great artist and ardent environmentalist.

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