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|Genre/Form:||Documentary television programs
Historical television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
|Document Type:||Visual material, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Ken Burns; Dayton Duncan; Buddy Squires; Allen Moore; Lincoln Else; Paul Barnes; Craig Mellish; Erik Ewers; Peter Coyote; Florentine Films.; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.); PBS DVD (Firm); PBS Distribution (Firm)
|ISBN:||1415752265 9781415752265 9781415749517 1415749515 9780793694877 0793694876|
|Language Note:||English or dubbed Spanish dialogue with optional English or Spanish subtitles; video description for the visually impaired; closed-captioned.|
|Notes:||Originally broadcast as episodes of the television documentary on PBS in 2009.
Special features: disc 1: "The making of The national parks: America's best idea" behind-the-scenes tour; disc 2. "Capturing the parks" Ken Burns, Dayton Duncan and crew on location; disc 3: Musical journeys through the national parks; disc 4: An interview with Nevada Barr; "The Boss"; disc 5: "The national parks: this is America" mini-documentary; disc 6: "Contemporary stories from America's national parks" series of five short films: San Antonio Missions: Keeping History Alive, Yosemite's Buffalo Soldiers, Mount Rushmore: Telling America's Stories, Manzanar: "Never Again", City Kids in National Parks.
|Credits:||Cinematography, Buddy Squires with Allen Moore, Lincoln Else, Ken Burns (Episode 1, 2, 3); supervising film editor, Paul Barnes ; episode editors, Paul Barnes (Episode 1, 4), Craig Mellish (Episode 2, 6), Erik Ewers (Episode 3, 5).|
|Performer(s):||Narrated by Peter Coyote.|
|Target Audience:||Not rated.|
|Description:||6 videodiscs (750 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD, Region 1, NTSC, widescreen presentation, enhanced for 16x9 televisions; Dolby digital 5.1 surround, 2.0 stereo.|
|Contents:||Episode one: The scripture of nature (1851-1890), ca. 116 min. --
Episode two: The last refuge (1890-1915), ca. 131 min. --
Episode three: The empire of grandeur (1915-1919), ca. 114 min. --
Episode four: Going home (1920-1933), ca. 117 min. --
Episode five: Great nature (1933-1945), ca. 116 min. --
Episode six: The morning of creation (1946-1980), ca. 116 min.
|Other Titles:||Scripture of nature (1851-1890)
Last refuge (1890-1915)
Empire of grandeur (1915-1919)
Going home (1920-1933)
Great nature (1933-1945)
Morning of creation (1946-1980)
|Responsibility:||a Florentine Films production ; a film by Ken Burns ; written by Dayton Duncan ; produced by Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns ; WETA.|
- United States. -- National Park Service -- History.
- National parks and reserves -- United States -- History.
- Nature conservation -- United States -- History.
- United States.
- United States. -- National Park Service.
- Documentary television programs.
- National parks and reserves.
- Nature conservation.