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The wild west

Author: Phil Coles; Ray Mears; Tin Can Island, Ltd.,; Sky Vision (Firm),; Athena (Firm),
Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Athena, [2015]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
Database:WorldCat
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Following the pioneers' wagon trails through the Appalachian Mountains all the way to the Rockies, wilderness skills expert Ray Mears takes viewers across the North American plains on a journey back in time to the Wild West. Featuring interviews with Native Americans and others, this three-part documentary sets out to show more than just the rugged landscape. Mears delves into how man interacts with nature and how  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction television programs
Television series
Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
History
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Phil Coles; Ray Mears; Tin Can Island, Ltd.,; Sky Vision (Firm),; Athena (Firm),
ISBN: 9781621723806 1621723801
OCLC Number: 913488756
Language Note: Egnlish subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Title from sell sheet.
Originally broadcast in 2013.
Widescreen (16:9, 1.78:1).
Special features: 16 page viewer's guide with map; Profiles of fascinating women of the west.
Credits: Director of photography, Matt Norman ; composer, Simon Russell.
Cast: Ray Mears.
Target Audience: Rating: Not rated.
Description: 2 videodiscs (204 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, widescreen (16:9, 1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Contents: Disc 1. Episode 1. The first settlers --
Episode 2. Furs and the mountain men --
Episode 3. The wagon trains --
Episode 4. Homesteaders and cowboys --
Bonus episode. Women of the west : Madame Moustache, Calamity Jane, Pearl de Vere, Etta Place. Disc 2. Episode 5. Plains Indians & buffalo --
Episode 6. Gold and the boomtowns --
Episode 7. Bandits and lawlessness --
Episode 8. The desert Indians.
Responsibility: Tin Can Island Ltd., Sky Vision ; produced by Siân Jones, Clare Bradshaw, Beth Sowersby and Phil Coles ; directed by Phil Coles.

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Following the pioneers' wagon trails through the Appalachian Mountains all the way to the Rockies, wilderness skills expert Ray Mears takes viewers across the North American plains on a journey back in time to the Wild West. Featuring interviews with Native Americans and others, this three-part documentary sets out to show more than just the rugged landscape. Mears delves into how man interacts with nature and how the Wild West shaped American history.

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