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Author: Ric BurnsJames SandersDavid Ogden StiersSteeplechase Films Inc.WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video ; Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Warner Home Video, ©1999.
Series: New York, a documentary film, episode 5.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Examines the roaring twenties in New York City as it becomes the cultural capital of the world with its hybrid cultural style that mixes high culture and low, black culture and white. This episode concludes with the skyscraper war, the rise & crash of the stock market and the construction of the Empire State Building.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Alfred Emanuel Smith; F Scott Fitzgerald; James John Walker; F Scott Fitzgerald; Alfred Emanuel Smith; James John Walker
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ric Burns; 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: 0780627962 9780780627963
OCLC Number: 48440829
Notes: Title on container: Cosmopolis, episode five: 1919-1931.
Originally broadcast as part of the PBS series the American experience.
Closed-captioned.
Credits: Cinematography, Buddy Squires and Allen Moore ; edited by Li-Shin Yu ; narrated by David Ogden Stiers ; music, Brian Keane.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 120 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: New York, a documentary film, episode 5.
Other Titles: Cosmopolis, 1919-1931
American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: a Steeplechase Films production ; directed by Ric Burns ; produced by Lisa Ades and Ric Burns ; written by Ric Burns and James Sanders ; a Steeplechase Films production for the American Experience in association with WGBH Boston, Thirteen/WNET, and the New-York Historical Society.

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Examines the roaring twenties in New York City as it becomes the cultural capital of the world with its hybrid cultural style that mixes high culture and low, black culture and white. This episode concludes with the skyscraper war, the rise & crash of the stock market and the construction of the Empire State Building.

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