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Las Vegas

Author: Stephen IvesMichelle FerrariAmanda PollakInsignia Films.WGBH Educational Foundation.All authors
Publisher: Alexandria, VA : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, [2005]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Trace the city's development from its humble beginnings as a remote frontier way station to its mid-century florescence as the gangster metropolis known as 'Sin City' to its recent renaissance as the fastest growing city in the United States.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Nonfiction television programs
Documentary
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Ives; Michelle Ferrari; Amanda Pollak; Insignia Films.; WGBH Educational Foundation.; Goodhue Pictures, Inc.; PBS Home Video.; Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 141571231X 9781415712313
OCLC Number: 61333523
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast in 2005.
Special features: Making of 'Las Vegas' ; a 1950's federal civil defense administration film on nuclear testing: Let's face it / Federal Civil Defense Administration (approx. 13 min.).
Companion book also available.
Credits: Cinematography, Buddy Squires, Andrew Young ; edited by Michael Levine & Sari Gilman ; music by Joel Goodman ; narrated by Michael Murphy.
Cast: Narrated by Michael Murphy.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 180 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital.
Contents: Part one. Sin City (approx. 80 min.) --
Part two. American mecca (approx. 80 min.).
Other Titles: Las Vegas, an unconventional history
Unconventional history
American experience (Television program)
Sin city.
American mecca.
Let's face it.
Responsibility: directed by Stephen Ives ; written by Michelle Ferrari ; produced by Amanda Pollak & Stephen Ives ; an Insignia Films production for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation and Goodhue Pictures, Inc.
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Trace the city's development from its humble beginnings as a remote frontier way station to its mid-century florescence as the gangster metropolis known as 'Sin City' to its recent renaissance as the fastest growing city in the United States.

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