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Frank Lloyd Wright

Author: Ken BurnsLynn NovickGeoffrey C WardPeter MillerEdward HerrmannAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, [2004]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Uses interviews and archival footage to tell the story of the melodramatic life and stunning architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright. Discusses some of the 800+ buildings designed by Wright, including the Guggenheim Museum, the Johnson Wax Building, Fallingwater, Unity Temple, and Taliesin. Examines how Wright's buildings and ideas changed the way we live, work, and see the world around us. Documents the turbulence of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Biographical television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Biography
History
Named Person: Frank Lloyd Wright; Frank Lloyd Wright; Frank Lloyd Wright; Frank Lloyd Wright
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Burns; Lynn Novick; Geoffrey C Ward; Peter Miller; Edward Herrmann; Florentine Films.; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.); PBS Home Video.; Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1415702500 9781415702505
OCLC Number: 56936358
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast on PBS in 1998.
Full screen presentation; Dolby surround stereo.
Special features include: Ken Burns : making history; A conversation with Ken Burns; Charlie Rose interview with producers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.
Credits: Cinematography, Buddy Squires, Ken Burns ; editor, Tricia Reidy.
Performer(s): Narrator, Edward Herrmann; voices: Philip Bosco, Julie Harris, Sab Shimono.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 153 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: The fellowship --
Hosanna! A client! --
Just build me an office building --
I can't get them out fast enough --
I am immortal.
Responsibility: a Florentine Films production ; a film by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick, Peter Miller ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington.

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Uses interviews and archival footage to tell the story of the melodramatic life and stunning architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright. Discusses some of the 800+ buildings designed by Wright, including the Guggenheim Museum, the Johnson Wax Building, Fallingwater, Unity Temple, and Taliesin. Examines how Wright's buildings and ideas changed the way we live, work, and see the world around us. Documents the turbulence of Wright's personal life, including his three marriages, financial troubles, and many scandals.

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