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New York, a documentary film. / Episode one: 1609-1825. The country and the city

Author: Lisa AdesRic BurnsDavid Ogden StiersMartin ScorseseDaniel P MoynihanAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : PBS Home Video : Distributed by Warner Home Video, ©2001.
Series: PBS DVD gold.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This dramatic and lyrical first episode chronicles the rise of New York from its settlement by the Dutch in the early 17th century through the explosion of commercial growth sparked by the completion of the Erie Canal in 1825"--Container.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Ades; Ric Burns; David Ogden Stiers; Martin Scorsese; Daniel P Moynihan; Fran Lebowitz; Rudolph W Giuliani; Ed Koch; Steeplechase Films Inc.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); New-York Historical Society.; PBS Home Video.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 078063635X 9780780636354
OCLC Number: 48672201
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from container.
Special features: Charlie Rose interview with Ric Burns ; New York trailer ; Archival motion pictures including turn-of-the-century films by Thomas Edison, Manhatta (1921), Over the East River (1919), and Empires of Steel (1930-31).
Credits: Cinematography, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore ; music, Brian Keane ; editor, Li-Shin Yu.
Performer(s): Narrator: David Ogden Stiers; featured interviews with: Martin Scorsese, Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Fran Lebowitz, Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, Former Mayor Ed Koch.
Awards: Emmy Award: 2001, Outstanding Achievement in Non-fiction Programming; Picture Editing.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; Stereo.
Contents: Introduction --
New Amsterdam --
Peter Stuyvesant --
Colonial New York --
Slave Revolt --
The road to revolution --
War! --
America's city --
The city arises --
A larger destiny: the grid and the canal --
Credits.
Series Title: PBS DVD gold.
Other Titles: Country and the city
American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: a Steeplechase Films production in association with WGBH Boston, Thirteen/WNET New York, New York Historical Society ; producers, Lisa Ades, Ric Burns ; director, Ric Burns.

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"This dramatic and lyrical first episode chronicles the rise of New York from its settlement by the Dutch in the early 17th century through the explosion of commercial growth sparked by the completion of the Erie Canal in 1825"--Container.

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