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Author: Larry Klein, (Producer)Mark OlshakerDavid MacaulayDerek JacobiJohn SessionsAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, [2006]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Partial animation : NTSC color broadcast system : English : [Widescreen]View all editions and formats
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This animated program centers on a small New England community similar to Pawtucket, Rhode Island, where Samuel Slater established America's first textile mill. Live action hosted by David Macaulay, takes viewers from Manchester, England, to Lowell, Massachusetts, explaining technological changes that transformed the making of textiles, a key component of the Industrial Revolution sweeping across Europe and America  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical television programs
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Television programs for the hearing impaired
Documentary
DVD (Digital video discs)
History
Material Type: Partial animation, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Klein, (Producer); Mark Olshaker; David Macaulay; Derek Jacobi; John Sessions; Richard Clifford, (Actor); Richard Bebb; Brook Butterworth; Dan Russell, (Voice actor); Roger Mainwood; Mickey Green; Richard Einhorn; Terry Hopkins; Carl Gover; Animation Partnership (Firm),; Carl Gover Associates.; Unicorn Projects, Inc.,; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.),; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); PBS Home Video,
ISBN: 0793691184 9780793691180
OCLC Number: 64704778
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: "PBS"--Sequence following program.
Program content: c2002.
Based on the book Mlill by David Macaulay (Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1983).
Credits: Animation director, Roger Mainwood ; edited by Mickey Green and James Butler ; original music, Richard Einhorn ; cinematography, Terry Hopkins, Mike Fox ; animation production supervised and produced by Carl Gover, The Animation Partnership, London ; art direction, Ray Rankine, David Parvin.
Performer(s): Host, David Macaulay ; voices, Derek Jacobi, John Sessions, Richard Clifford, Shira Ginsberg, Mike Wilson, Richard Bebb, Brook Butterworth, R. Scott Thompson, Alena Wright, Doreen Keogh, Dan Russell, Andrew Wynn.
Target Audience: TV parental guidelines rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Contents: Introduction : evolution of the mill era --
Water wheels --
Huntington mills --
From wool to cloth : birth of the textile industry --
Growing pains --
Lowell Mill girls --
Rich and "country comfortable" owners --
Zachary and Sara --
Pros and cons of the mills --
Credits.
Responsibility: Unicorn Projects, Inc. ; produced and directed by Larry Klein ; co-producer, Mark Olshaker ; written by Mark Olshaker and Larry Klein ; WGBH Boston.

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This animated program centers on a small New England community similar to Pawtucket, Rhode Island, where Samuel Slater established America's first textile mill. Live action hosted by David Macaulay, takes viewers from Manchester, England, to Lowell, Massachusetts, explaining technological changes that transformed the making of textiles, a key component of the Industrial Revolution sweeping across Europe and America in the late 18th century.

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