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New York : a documentary film

Author: Lisa AdesRic BurnsJames SandersBrian KeaneDavid Ogden StiersAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : PBS Home Video : Distributed by Warner Home Video, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This series chronicles the history of New York City from its beginnings in 1609 as a Dutch trading post, through the depression, onto the turbulent years of change in the following decades after WWII, to its present day status as one of the most important and influencial cities in the world.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Drama
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Ades; Ric Burns; James Sanders; Brian Keane; 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: 0780636341 9780780636347
OCLC Number: 48012994
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from container.
Originally broadcast as a special presentation of the PBS television program: American experience.
Credits: Camera, Buddy Squires and Allen Moore ; music, Brian Keane ; editors, Li-Shin Yu, David Hanser, Edward Barteski, Nina Schulman, and Juliana Parroni.
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: 7 videocassettes (ca. 840 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: Episode 1. The country and the city, 1609-1825 --
Episode 2. Order and disorder, 1825-1865 --
Episode 3. Sunshine and shadow, 1865-1898 --
Episode 4. The power and the people, 1898-1918 --
Episode 5. Cosmopolis, 1919-1931 --
Episode 6. City of tomorrow, 1929-1941 --
Episode 7. The city and the world, 1945 to present.
Other Titles: 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 ; writers, James Sanders and Ric Burns.
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This series chronicles the history of New York City from its beginnings in 1609 as a Dutch trading post, through the depression, onto the turbulent years of change in the following decades after WWII, to its present day status as one of the most important and influencial cities in the world.

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