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The Jazz age

Author: Henry SalomonRichard HanserFred AllenIsaac KleinermanRobert Russell BennettAll authors
Publisher: [Newton, N.J.] : Shanachie Entertainment, [2003] ©2003
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the spirit of the 1920's by showing clips from newsreels, and by presenting music of the period. Portrays life in the United States from the signing of the Treaty at Versailles to the stock market crash, highlighting isolationism, woman suffrage, prohibition, gangland warfare, flappers, Americans in Paris, and Lindbergh's Atlantic flight.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
History
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Salomon; Richard Hanser; Fred Allen; Isaac Kleinerman; Robert Russell Bennett; NBC News.; Shanachie Entertainment Corp.,; National Broadcasting Company,
ISBN: 156633120X 9781566331203
OCLC Number: 52346228
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: Originally televised on the NBC program Project XX in 1956 ; produced on VHS in 1993.
"Emmy award winning documentary series"--Container.
Credits: Edited by Isaac Kleinerman ; music by Robert Russell Bennett ; research Daniel Jones, Mel Stuart, Judith Goldberg.
Performer(s): Narrated by Fred Allen.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : DVD video, sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: A nation searches for "normalcy" after WW I --
New manners, new morals --
Big business in bootleg hooch --
Spotlight on Chicago gangsters --
Trans-Atlantic cruise boom --
Artists and writers flock to Paris --
All eyes on lucky Lindy --
Jazz age sports heroes --
Americans become fearless stock speculators --
Wall St. lays an egg.
Other Titles: Project twenty (Television program)
Responsibility: Shanachie presents ; NBC News Productions ; Project Twenty ; written by Henry Salomon with Richard Hanser ; produced by Henry Salomon.

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Describes the spirit of the 1920's by showing clips from newsreels, and by presenting music of the period. Portrays life in the United States from the signing of the Treaty at Versailles to the stock market crash, highlighting isolationism, woman suffrage, prohibition, gangland warfare, flappers, Americans in Paris, and Lindbergh's Atlantic flight.

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