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The Johnstown flood

Author: Charles GuggenheimGrace GuggenheimDavid G McCulloughErich RolandCatherine ShieldsAll authors
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Guggenheim Productions, [2004], ©1989.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using archival film and photographs and new cinematography, this film recreates the history of the Johnstown flood which killed 2,200 people in 1889. From the development of the South Fork Hunting & Fishing Club on Lake Conemaugh to the assessment of the dam by members of the club and a concerned citizen of Johnstown to the disaster itself, this expanded version of the film includes the only extant photographs of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Guggenheim; Grace Guggenheim; David G McCullough; Erich Roland; Catherine Shields; Len Cariou; Michael Bacon; MetaForm Incorporated.; Guggenheim Productions, inc.
ISBN: 193323301X 9781933233017
OCLC Number: 62170005
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: Dolby surround stereo.
Credits: Associate producer, Grace Guggenheim ; photography, Erich Roland ; edited by Catherine Shields ; music by Michael Bacon.
Performer(s): Narrator, Len Cariou.
Event notes: Originally broadcast on the PBS television series The American experience with David McCullough in 1991.
Awards: Academy award for Best Documentary Short Film.
Description: 1 videodisc (26 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: Guggenheim Productions in association with Metaform Incorporated ; a film by Charles Guggenheim.

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Using archival film and photographs and new cinematography, this film recreates the history of the Johnstown flood which killed 2,200 people in 1889. From the development of the South Fork Hunting & Fishing Club on Lake Conemaugh to the assessment of the dam by members of the club and a concerned citizen of Johnstown to the disaster itself, this expanded version of the film includes the only extant photographs of life at the South Fork Hunting & Fishing Club on Lake Conemaugh during this time.

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