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Chicago : city of the century

Author: Austin HoytDavid Ogden StiersMichael ChinMichael BaconTerry HopkinsAll authors
Publisher: [Boston] : WGBH Educational Foundation : Window to the World Communications, Inc. ; Hollywood, Calif. : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, [2004]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Widescreen versionView all editions and formats
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"City of the century tells how in just 60 years Chicago grew from a remote, swampy frontier town into one of the most explosively alive cities in the world". -- Container. Chicago by 'L" is part travelogue, part history, and part tour of Chicago's neighborhoods by 'L', Chicago's elevated train.
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Genre/Form: Documentary videos
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Tours
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Austin Hoyt; David Ogden Stiers; Michael Chin; Michael Bacon; Terry Hopkins; Donald L Miller; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.); Chicago Historical Society.; WGBH Educational Foundation.; Window to the World Communications, Inc.; Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1415702446 9781415702444
OCLC Number: 60377467
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the book City of the Century by Donald L. Miller.
Program content, c2003.
Special features: Chicago by 'L': touring the neighborhoods; Behind the scenes interviews with producers Austin Hoyt, Patricia Garcia Rios and historian Donald Miller; Trivia questions: Do you know Chicago?
Credits: Camera, Michael Chin, Terry Hopkins ; music, Michael Bacon.
Performer(s): David Ogden Stiers, narrator.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 4 videodiscs (ca. 270 min.) : sd., col. & b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Dolby surround stereo., Region 1 encoding.
Contents: Disc 1. Mudhole to metropolis / (edited by Bill Lattanzi) --
Disc 2. The revolution has begun / (edited by Bill Lattanzi, Jon Neuburger) --
Disc 3. Battle for Chicago / (edited by Jon Neuburger). --
Disc 4. Chicago by 'L': touring the neighborhoods / (produced by Kelly Luchtman ; written by Geoffrey Baer) and additional interviews.
Other Titles: City of the century
American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: a co-production of WGBH Boston and WTTW Chicago in association with the Chicago Historical Society for American Experience ; produced, written and directed by Austin Hoyt.

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"City of the century tells how in just 60 years Chicago grew from a remote, swampy frontier town into one of the most explosively alive cities in the world". -- Container. Chicago by 'L" is part travelogue, part history, and part tour of Chicago's neighborhoods by 'L', Chicago's elevated train.

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