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Author: Ken BurnsLynn NovickGeoffrey C WardPeter MillerMaya Ying LinAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video ; Burbank, Calif. : Warner Home Video, [1998], ©1997.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A two part documentary portrait of the life and work of architecture giant Frank Lloyd Wright, a brilliant, arrogant figure unbowed by scandal and personal tragedy. Part 1 reviews his early personal life and the beginning of his career. Also presents Wright's early architectural creations in the terraced "prairie houses" built in suburban Chicago in the early 1900s, the Larkin Building in New York, the Unity Temple  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: Frank Lloyd Wright; Frank Lloyd Wright; Frank Lloyd Wright; Louis H Sullivan; Louis H Sullivan; Frank Lloyd Wright
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Burns; Lynn Novick; Geoffrey C Ward; Peter Miller; Maya Ying Lin; Vincent Scully, Jr.; Brendan Gill; Meryle Secrest; Neil Levine; Paul Goldberger; William Cronon; Philip Johnson; Robert A M Stern; Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer; Edward Herrmann; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.); Florentine Films.; PBS Home Video.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 40434969
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally broadcast on PBS.
Credits: Cinematography, Buddy Squires, Ken Burns; editor, Tricia Reidy.
Performer(s): Commentary: Maya Lin, David Wright, Vincent Scully, Brendan Gill, Tim Wright, Meryle Secrest, Neil Levine, Paul Goldberger, Eric Lloyd Wright, William Cronon, Philip Johnson, Robert A.M. Stern, Bruce Pfeiffer.
Narrator: Edward Herrmann.
Description: 1 videocassette (77 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: Truth against the world --
Order out of chaos --
Power applied to purpose --
A temple to men --
Mamah --
Shining brow --
Lord of my waking dreams.
Responsibility: a film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffery C. Ward ; produced by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick, Peter Miller ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington ; a production of Florentine Films.

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A two part documentary portrait of the life and work of architecture giant Frank Lloyd Wright, a brilliant, arrogant figure unbowed by scandal and personal tragedy. Part 1 reviews his early personal life and the beginning of his career. Also presents Wright's early architectural creations in the terraced "prairie houses" built in suburban Chicago in the early 1900s, the Larkin Building in New York, the Unity Temple in Oak Park, Ill., Taliesin East in Wisconsin and the Imperial Hotel in Japan.

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