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Frontier House : part 1

Author: PBS Home Video (Firm); Thirteen/WNet New York (Firm); Wall to Wall Television (Firm); Channel 4 (Television); Channel 4 International (Television)
Publisher: Alexandria, VA : PBS Home Video, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Video : Videocassette   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Three modern families were chosen from thousands of applicants to test themselves. After a rigorous training program to learn survival with only the tools and technology of the time, they load their wagons and head back to 1883. The lessons they learn and the final discovery of what really matters is brought to light when they re-enter the 21st century.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: PBS Home Video (Firm); Thirteen/WNet New York (Firm); Wall to Wall Television (Firm); Channel 4 (Television); Channel 4 International (Television)
ISBN: 0780638263 9780780638266
OCLC Number: 780053448
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Shown in three parts.
"Funding for 'Frontier house' is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to enhance public understanding of the role of technology in society. Corporate support is made possible by Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods, Inc. and Georgia-Pacific. Funding is also provided by public television viewers and PBS and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting."--Container.
Credits: Series producer, Simon Shaw ; directed and produced by Nicholas Roether Brown and Maro Chermayef ; narrator, Kathryn Walker ; cinematographer, Will Edwards ; editors, Andrew Ford and Kelly Korzan ; post-production supervisor, Tara Thomas ; executive producer - Wall to Wall Television, Alex Graham ; executive in charge, William R. Grant ; executive producer, Beth Hoppe.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 2 hr.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Responsibility: Thirteen/WNet New York and Wall to Wall in association with Channel 4 Television Corporation and Channel 4 International.

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Three modern families were chosen from thousands of applicants to test themselves. After a rigorous training program to learn survival with only the tools and technology of the time, they load their wagons and head back to 1883. The lessons they learn and the final discovery of what really matters is brought to light when they re-enter the 21st century.

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