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New York : a documentary film

Author: Ric BurnsLisa AdesJames SandersDavid Ogden StiersSteeplechase Films Inc.All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video ; Burbank, Calif. : distributed by Warner Home Video, ©1999.
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: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ric Burns; Lisa Ades; James Sanders; David Ogden Stiers; Steeplechase Films Inc.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); New-York Historical Society.
ISBN: 0780627911 9780780627918 078062792X 9780780627925 0780627938 9780780627932 0780627946 9780780627949 0780627954 9780780627956 0780627962 9780780627963
OCLC Number: 505721842
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: "A Steeplechase Films production for the American experience in association with WGBH Boston, Thirteen/WNET, and the New-York Historical Society."
Originally presented as a miniseries of the American experience.
Credits: Produced by Lisa Ades and Ric Burns ; directed by Ric Burns; written by Ric Burns and James Sanders; cinematography by Buddy Squires and Allen Moore; music by Brian Keane.
Performer(s): Narrated by David Ogden Stiers.
Description: 7 videocassettes (ca. 840 mins.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: Episode 1. 1609-1825, The country and the city --
Episode 2. 1825-1865, Order and disorder --
Episode 3. 1865-1898, Sunshine and shadow --
Episode 4. 1898-1918, The power and the people --
Episode 5. 1919-1931, Cosmopolis --
Episode 6. 1929-1941, City of tomorrow --
Episode 7. 1945 to present, The city and the world.
Other Titles: Country and the city.
Order and disorder.
Sunshine and shadow.
Power and the people.
Cosmopolis.
City of tomorrow.
City and the world.
American experience (Television program)
New York (Television program)
Responsibility: a Steeplechase Films production ; directed by Ric Burns ; produced by Lisa Ades & Ric Burns ; written by Ric Burns & James Sanders.

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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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