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Author: David MacaulayLarry KleinMark OlshakerMickey GreenJames ButlerAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : 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: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Macaulay; Larry Klein; Mark Olshaker; Mickey Green; James Butler; Richard Einhorn; Roger Mainwood; Unicorn Projects, Inc.; Animation Partnership (Firm); Carl Gover Associates.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); PBS Home Video.
ISBN: 0793691184 9780793691180
OCLC Number: 64704778
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: "WGBH Boston."
"PBS"--Sequence following program.
Program content: c2002.
Based on the book Mlill by David Macaulay (Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1983).
Credits: Edited by Mickey Green and James Butler ; original music: Richard Einhorn ; animation director, Roger Mainwood ; animation production supervised and produced by Carl Gover, The Animation Partnership, London.
Performer(s): Host, David Macaulay.
Target Audience: TV parental guidelines rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 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. ; based on the book "Mill" by David Macaulay ; produced and directed by Larry Klein ; co-producer Mark Olshaker ; written by Mark Olshaker and Larry Klein.

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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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