skip to content
Colonial house Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Colonial house

Author: Sallie Clement; Kathryn Walker; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Wall to Wall Television.; PBS Home Video.
Publisher: [United States] : PBS Home Video, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Contemporary Americans and Britons spend five months on an isolated stretch of the Maine coast recreating the life of American colonists in the year 1628. The modern colonists struggle to create a functioning and profitable colony using only the tools and technology of that era. Extensive research went into recreating this 17th-century environment in which the colonists negotiate personal and communal challenges as  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Reality television programs
Historical reenactments (Television programs)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sallie Clement; Kathryn Walker; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Wall to Wall Television.; PBS Home Video.
ISBN: 0793697786 9780793697786
OCLC Number: 55205629
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast on PBS in May 2004.
Special features include: The making of Colonial house; auditions for Colonial house; more diaries.
Credits: Cinematographers, Will Edwards, Daniel B. Gold ; editors, Ben Holder ... [et al.] ; music, Samuel Sim.
Performer(s): Narrator, Kathryn Walker.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 2 videodiscs (ca. 480 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1; Dolby Digital surround stereo; anamorphic widescreen format.
Contents: Disc 1: A new world / produced and directed by Nicolas Brown --
Harsh reality / produced and directed by Kristi Jacobson --
City of God / produced and directed by Nicolas Brown --
The outsiders / produced and directed by Kristi Jacobson. Disc 2: Regime change / produced and directed by Sally Aitken --
The shake up / produced and directed by Phillipa Ross --
The reckoning / produced and directed by Sally Aitken --
Judgment day / produced and directed by Kristi Jacobson.
Responsibility: series producer, Sallie Clement ; a co-production of Thirteen/WNET New York and Wall to Wall for Channel 4 and PBS in association with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

Abstract:

Contemporary Americans and Britons spend five months on an isolated stretch of the Maine coast recreating the life of American colonists in the year 1628. The modern colonists struggle to create a functioning and profitable colony using only the tools and technology of that era. Extensive research went into recreating this 17th-century environment in which the colonists negotiate personal and communal challenges as they deal with the demoralizing weather, rustic living conditions, and backbreaking labor. Among the points of dissension that arise in the colony are: the rigid class and gender roles, mandatory religious observance, and the puritanical civil laws of the era, particularly those pertaining to profanity.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/55205629> # Colonial house
    a schema:CreativeWork, bgn:DVD, schema:Movie ;
    library:oclcnum "55205629" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/xxu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/510215890#Place/united_states> ; # United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/510215890#Topic/historical_reenactments> ; # Historical reenactments
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/510215890#Event/1600_1775> ; # 1600 - 1775
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/974.102/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/510215890#Place/united_states> ; # United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/510215890#Place/maine> ; # Maine
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204270> ; # Maine.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/510215890#Topic/historical_reenactments_maine> ; # Historical reenactments--Maine
    schema:contentRating "Not rated." ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/35910992> ; # Kathryn Walker
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/135105634> ; # WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/146900873> ; # Wall to Wall Television.
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/133641888> ; # PBS Home Video.
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/61277699> ; # Sallie Clement
    schema:copyrightYear "2004" ;
    schema:datePublished "2004" ;
    schema:description "Contemporary Americans and Britons spend five months on an isolated stretch of the Maine coast recreating the life of American colonists in the year 1628. The modern colonists struggle to create a functioning and profitable colony using only the tools and technology of that era. Extensive research went into recreating this 17th-century environment in which the colonists negotiate personal and communal challenges as they deal with the demoralizing weather, rustic living conditions, and backbreaking labor. Among the points of dissension that arise in the colony are: the rigid class and gender roles, mandatory religious observance, and the puritanical civil laws of the era, particularly those pertaining to profanity."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/510215890> ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:genre "Video recordings for the hearing impaired"@en ;
    schema:genre "Historical reenactments (Television programs)"@en ;
    schema:genre "Reality television programs"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Colonial house"@en ;
    schema:productID "55205629" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/55205629#PublicationEvent/united_states_pbs_home_video_c2004> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/510215890#Agent/pbs_home_video> ; # PBS Home Video
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780793697786> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/55205629> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/510215890#Agent/pbs_home_video> # PBS Home Video
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "PBS Home Video" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/510215890#Topic/historical_reenactments> # Historical reenactments
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Historical reenactments"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204270> # Maine.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Maine." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/133641888> # PBS Home Video.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "PBS Home Video." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/135105634> # WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/146900873> # Wall to Wall Television.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Wall to Wall Television." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/35910992> # Kathryn Walker
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1943" ;
    schema:familyName "Walker" ;
    schema:givenName "Kathryn" ;
    schema:name "Kathryn Walker" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/61277699> # Sallie Clement
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Clement" ;
    schema:givenName "Sallie" ;
    schema:name "Sallie Clement" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780793697786>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0793697786" ;
    schema:isbn "9780793697786" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.