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Views of a vanishing frontier

Author: Karl BodmerSam WaterstonWerner KlempererCraig B FisherHelen AshtonAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; [Chicago, Ill.] : Home Vision [distributor], 1988.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This film documents the historic journey of Prince Maximilian zu Wied, a German aristocrat, and the Swiss artist, Karl Bodmer, to the American West in 1832-34. Retraces the two-year expedition to the upper reaches of the Missouri River (present-day Montana), and evokes the experience by using Bodmer's original paintings, extensive location photography, and words from Prince Maxmilian's diary.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Documentary films
Historical films
Nonfiction films
Historical films and video (Nonfiction)
Named Person: Maximilian Wied, Prinz von; Karl Bodmer; Karl Bodmer; Maximilian Wied, Prinz von
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Karl Bodmer; Sam Waterston; Werner Klemperer; Craig B Fisher; Helen Ashton; Maximilian Wied, Prinz von; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); Home Vision (Firm)
OCLC Number: 19368107
Notes: "This film was made possible by a generous grant from the Enron Foundation."
"VIE01."
Credits: Director, Craig B. Fisher ; writers, Craig B. Fisher and Helen Ashton ; executive producer, The Office of Film and Television of the Metropolitan Museum of Art ; historic and ethnographic consultant, Dr. Joseph C. Porter.
Performer(s): Narrator, Sam Waterston ; Maximilian's Journals read by Werner Klemperer ; introduced by George Horse Capture.
Description: 1 videocassette (58 min.) : sound, color, mono ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Responsibility: Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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This film documents the historic journey of Prince Maximilian zu Wied, a German aristocrat, and the Swiss artist, Karl Bodmer, to the American West in 1832-34. Retraces the two-year expedition to the upper reaches of the Missouri River (present-day Montana), and evokes the experience by using Bodmer's original paintings, extensive location photography, and words from Prince Maxmilian's diary.

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