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New York, a documentary film. / Episode one, The country and the city

Author: Ric BurnsSteeplechase Films Inc.WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)PBS Home Video.All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video ; Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Warner Home Video, ©1999.
Series: New York, episode 1.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the history of New York from its founding in 1624 as a Dutch trading post through the explosion of economic growth generated by the completion of the Erie Canal in 1825.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ric Burns; Steeplechase Films Inc.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); PBS Home Video.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 078062792X 9780780627925
OCLC Number: 42969719
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast as part of the PBS series the American experience.
Credits: Cinematography, Buddy Squires and Allen Moore ; edited by Li-Shin Yu ; narrated by David Ogden Stiers ; music, Brian Keane.
Cast: Narrated by David Ogden Stiers.
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 120 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: New York, episode 1.
Other Titles: Country and the city
New York, a documentary film.
American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: a Steeplechase Films production ; directed by Ric Burns ; produced by Lisa Ades and Ric Burns ; written by Ric Burns and James Sanders ; a Steeplechase Films production for the American Experience in association with WGBH Boston, Thirteen/WNET, and the New-York Historical Society.

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Chronicles the history of New York from its founding in 1624 as a Dutch trading post through the explosion of economic growth generated by the completion of the Erie Canal in 1825.

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