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Around the world in 72 days

Author: Christine LesiakMel BucklinDavid Ogden StiersTom LarsonNebraskans for Public Television, Inc.All authors
Publisher: [Boston, MA] : WGBH Educational Foundation, [2006] ©2006
Edition/Format:   DVD video : CD for computer : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On January 25, 1890, the world waited for a young reporter named Nellie Bly to arrive back home. For 72 days, newspaper readers followed her progress in one of the most highly publicized journeys of all times.
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Biography
Documentary films
Historical films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Biographical (Nonfiction)
Documentary
Historical
Named Person: Nellie Bly; Nellie Bly
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Lesiak; Mel Bucklin; David Ogden Stiers; Tom Larson; Nebraskans for Public Television, Inc.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); WGBH Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1593754795 9781593754792
OCLC Number: 65193026
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast on the "American experience" television program in 1997.
Special features on DVD-ROM: Access to the "American experience" web site; printable materials for educators.
Credits: Cinematography, Allen Moore, Don Lenzer ; editor, Alexandru Moscu ; original music, Tom Larson.
Performer(s): Narrator, David Ogden Stiers.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 56 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital, NTSC.; Computer with DVD-ROM drive required for some special features.
Contents: An independent woman --
Inside the madhouse --
Stunt reporting --
Around the world.
Other Titles: American experience (Television program).
Audacious adventures of Nellie Bly
American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: a Nebraskans for Public Television, Inc. production for American Experience ; WGBH Boston ; written, produced, and directed by Christine Lesiak ; co-producer and director, Mel Bucklin.

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On January 25, 1890, the world waited for a young reporter named Nellie Bly to arrive back home. For 72 days, newspaper readers followed her progress in one of the most highly publicized journeys of all times.

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