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|Genre/Form:||Documentary television programs
Historical reenactments (Television programs)
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Closed caption video recordings
|Named Person:||Herman Melville; Herman Melville|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Ric Burns; Bonnie Lafave; Mary Recine; Robin Espinola; Susan Bellows; Mark Samels; Willem Dafoe; Robert Sean Leonard; Josh Hamilton; Vincent Kartheiser; Callie Thorne; Philip Bosco; Li-Shin Yu; Brian Keane; Buddy Squires; Paul Goldsmith; Herman Melville; American Experience Films,; Steeplechase Films Inc.,; WGBH Educational Foundation,; PBS Distribution (Firm),
|Language Note:||Optional English SDH for the hearing impaired ; closed-captioned.|
|Notes:||Originally produced in 2010 as an episode of American experience.
Special features: Deleted scenes that take a closer look at whales, the history of Nantucket, and the whaling industry (ca. 23 min.); Bonus reenactment footage, featuring whaling sea shanties being sung aboard the Charles W. Morgan (ca. 15 min.).
|Credits:||Edited by Li-Shin Yu ; music by Brian Keane ; cinematography by Buddy Squires, Paul Goldsmith.|
|Performer(s):||Narrated by Willem Dafoe ; voices, Robert Sean Leonard, Josh Hamilton, Vincent Kartheiser, Callie Thorne, Philip Bosco.|
|Target Audience:||Not rated.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (approximately 114 min.) : DVD video, sound, color with black & white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD-Video; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround.|
|Contents:||Special features: Deleted scenes that take a closer look at whales, the history of Nantucket, and the whaling industry (ca. 23 min.) ; bonus reenactment footage, featuring whaling sea shanties being sung aboard the Charles W. Morgan (ca. 15 min.).|
|Series Title:||American experience.|
|Other Titles:||American experience (Television program)
Into the deep
America, whaling & the world
America, whaling and the world
American experience (Television program)
|Responsibility:||American Experience Films presents a Steeplechase Films production ; written and directed by Ric Burns ; produced by Bonnie Lafave, Mary Recine, Robin Espinola, Ric Burns ; series producer, Susan Bellows ; executive producer, Mark Samels ; a Steeplechase Films production for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation.|
- Whaling -- United States -- History.
- Nantucket (Mass.) -- History.
- Essex (Whaleship)
- Melville, Herman, -- 1819-1891.
- Whalers (Persons)
- Whaling masters.
- Whaling ships.
- Whaling in literature.
- Whaling stations.
- Whalers' writings, American.
- Whale oil.
- Whale oil -- Law and legislation.
- Whaling -- Environmental aspects.
- Massachusetts -- Nantucket.
- United States.