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New York : a documentary film

Author: Ric BurnsJames SandersLisa AdesBrian KeaneDavid Ogden StiersAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video ; Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Warner Home Video, ©1999.
Series: History's best on PBS.
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 to its continuing pre-eminence in the culture and economy of the world. Later episodes produced in 2001-2003.
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Genre/Form: History
Documentary television programs
Television mini-series
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ric Burns; James Sanders; Lisa Ades; Brian Keane; David Ogden Stiers; 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: 0780627911 9780780627918 078062792X 9780780627925 0780627938 9780780627932 0780627946 9780780627949 0780627954 9780780627956 0780627962 9780780627963
OCLC Number: 42850736
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally broadcast as a special presentation of the PBS television program: American experience.
Credits: Written by Ric Burns and James Sanders; cinematography by Buddy Squires and Allen Moore; music by Brian Keane; narrator, David Ogden Stiers ; editor, Li-Shin Yu.
Performer(s): Narrated by David Ogden Stiers.
Awards: Emmy Awards, 2000: Outstanding Achievement in Non-fiction Programming, Picture Editing (ep.5) ; Outstanding Achievement in Non-fiction Programming, Cinematography.
Description: 5 videocassettes (ca. 10 hr.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS Stereo.
Contents: [episode one [1609-1825]. The country and the city --
episode two [1825-1865]. Order and disorder --
episode three [1865-1898]. Sunshine and shadow.--
episode four [1898-1918]. The power and the people --
episode five [1919-1931]. Cosmopolis.
Series Title: History's best on PBS.
Other Titles: American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: a Steeplechase Films production for the American Experience in association with WGBH Boston, Thirteen/WNET in New York, and the New-York Historical Society ; produced by Lisa Ades and Ric Burns; directed by Ric Burns; co-director, Lisa Ades.

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Chronicles the history of New York from its founding in 1624 as a Dutch trading post to its continuing pre-eminence in the culture and economy of the world. Later episodes produced in 2001-2003.

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