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Steeplechase Films Inc

Overview
Works: 95 works in 293 publications in 1 language and 14,505 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  History  Nonfiction television programs  Biography  Biographical television programs  Documentary films  Television programs  Drama  Television adaptations  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: F128.3, 978.02
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Publications about Steeplechase Films Inc
Publications by Steeplechase Films Inc
Most widely held works by Steeplechase Films Inc
New York : a documentary film by Ric Burns( visu )
36 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,968 libraries worldwide
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
Ansel Adams : a documentary film by Peter Adam( visu )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,398 libraries worldwide
Few American artists have reached a wider audience or enjoyed more widespread popularity in their own lifetime than Ansel Adams. Ansel Adams had a profound impact on how Americans see the majesty or their continent and helped transform how people think and feel about the meaning of the natural world. A visionary photographer, a pioneer in photographic technique and a crusader for the environment, this portrait of Adams portrays the great artist and ardent environmentalist
Andy Warhol a documentary film by Ric Burns( visu )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 977 libraries worldwide
A portrait of Andy Warhol, the most famous and controversial artist of the second half of the twentieth century. Explores the complete spectrum of Warhol's artistic output, from the late 1940s to his death in 1987
Death and the Civil War ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 835 libraries worldwide
Based on the best-selling book by Drew Gilpin Faust, this film will explore how the American Civil War created a 'republic of suffering' and will chart the far-reaching social, political, and social changes brought about by the pervasive presence and fear of death during the Civil War
The Donner Party by T. J Martin( visu )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 810 libraries worldwide
Uses family journals, newspaper accounts and interviews with historians and descendants of the party to recreate the drama of the ill-fated 1846 expedition to California in which the travellers were trapped by snow and forced to cannibalism to survive
The way West how the West was lost and won ( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 599 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the final decades of the American frontier from the time of the Gold Rush until after the last gasp of the Indian wars at Wounded Knee
Eugene O'Neill : a documentary film by Malcolm Hossick( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 596 libraries worldwide
Eugene O'Neill was one of the greatest playwrights in American history. Through his experimental and emotionally probing dramas, he addressed the difficulties of human society with a deep psychological complexity. The program traces his life from his early days in New York to his last years in Boston when he suffered from tremors which kept him from his writing
The way West by Andrew V McLaglen( visu )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 588 libraries worldwide
The story begins with the opening decades of expansion, key technological advances, and the uprooting of the native people through the Civil War period. It then examines the four-year period immediately following the Civil War to the completion of the transcontinental railroad. The conclusion traces the sequence of events leading to the battle of the Little Big Horn, the oppression of Native American tribes, the rise of the Ghost Dance religion and the massacre at Wounded Knee
Into the deep : America, whaling & the world ( visu )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 532 libraries worldwide
The history of the American whaling industry, from its 17th-century origins in drift and shore whaling off the coast of New England and Cape Cod, through the golden age of deep ocean whaling, and on to its demise in the decades following the American Civil War
The pilgrims by Yale University Press Film Service( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 461 libraries worldwide
Commemorated each year at Thanksgiving, no chapter in American history has been more clouded in myth, legend and venerable cliche than the story of the Pilgrims
Debt of honor : disabled veterans in American history ( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 354 libraries worldwide
A moving tribute to the history of disabled veterans, An unflinching look at the reality of warfare and disability, featuring interviews with some of the country's most prominent disabled veterans
Afternoon of a faun : Tanaquil Le Clercq ( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 345 libraries worldwide
Nancy Buirski's documentary on famed prima ballerina Tanaquil Le Clercq, the muse of both George Balanchine (who married her), and Jerome Robbins who created his famous choreographic work, Afternoon of a Faun, for her
American Ballet Theatre : a history ( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 323 libraries worldwide
Ric Burns presents this rich, 75-year history of one of the most respected and revered dance companies in the world. With unprecedented access to the company, witness dramatic live performances, grueling rehearsals, and iconic dances by Misty Copeland, Gillian Murphy, and many others; as well as rare footage of ballet icons Jerome Robbins, George Balanchine, Agnes de Mille, Antony Tudor, Mikhail Baryshnikov, and more
New York, a documentary film ( visu )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
"This dramatic and lyrical first episode chronicles the rise of New York from its settlement by the Dutch in the early 17th century through the explosion of commercial growth sparked by the completion of the Erie Canal in 1825"--Container
New York, a documentary film ( visu )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
"In this pivotal fourth episode, the forces of capitalism and democracy in New York come to a stunning crescendo, as the city's tremendous industrial engine draws in people from around the world--tripling New York's population in less than a single lifetime."--Container
New York, a documentary film ( visu )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
"The second episode chronicles the rise of New York from merchant city to industrial metropolis as the commercial revolution triggered by the Erie Canal transforms every aspect of life in the city. As the immigrant population explodes and social problems of every kind emerge on the streets of Manhattan."--Container
New York, 1898-1918 the power and the people ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
In this episode of New York: A Documentary Film, filmmaker Ric Burns follows the city into the 20th century in the wake of an extraordinary wave of immigration and the birth of the skyscraper. As New York spilled into the new century, the extraordinary interplay of capitalism, democracy and transformation surged to a climax. During a single generation, over 10 million immigrants arrived in New York. The city itself became an even more dramatic lure with the construction of the first subways and skyscrapers. And arising from the plight of New York's most exploited citizens came landmark legislation that would eventually transform the lives of all Americans
New York 1825-1865 order and disorder ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
This episode of New York: A Documentary Film details New York's enormous growth as a booming commercial center and multi-ethnic port, and the mounting tensions that set the stage for the nation's bloodiest riot. Filmmaker Ric Burns examines how New York City swelled into the nation's greatest industrial metropolis as a massive wave of German and Irish immigration turned the city into one of the world's most complex urban environments, bringing with it a host of new social problems. The program reveals how the city's artists, innovators and leaders, from poet Walt Whitman to Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux (the designers of Central Park) grappled with the city's growing conflicts--which culminated in the catastrophic Civil War Draft Riots of 1863. Part of the series New York: A Documentary Film. Distributed by PBS Distribution. (120 minutes) A streaming videorecording
New York, a documentary film ( visu )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
"The third episode chronicles the history of New York during the giddy decades following the Civil War. During this period, New York grows at a staggering rate, building on its position as the commercial and cultural capital of America to become the he3adquarters of an entirely new corporate economy."--Container
New York, a documentary film ( visu )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
"The sixth episode chronicles the dramatic and increasingly fateful events following the crash of 1929--as the greatest depression in American history plunged the city and nation into economic gloom."--Container
 
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