The Resource New York--a documentary film, episode 5, 1919-1931, Cosmopolis, 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, (videorecording)

New York--a documentary film, episode 5, 1919-1931, Cosmopolis, 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, (videorecording)

Label
New York--a documentary film, episode 5, 1919-1931, Cosmopolis
Title
New York--a documentary film, episode 5
Title number
1919-1931
Title part
Cosmopolis
Statement of 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
Title variation
Cosmopolis
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Member of
Cataloging source
NTG
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Buddy Squires and Allen Moore ; edited by Li-Shin Yu ; narrated by David Ogden Stiers ; music, Brian Keane
Dewey number
974/.71
Intended audience
Canadian Home Video Rating: G
Language note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
Runtime
120
Series statement
PBS DVD gold
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
New York--a documentary film, episode 5, 1919-1931, Cosmopolis, 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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast as part of the PBS series the American experience in 1999
  • For specific added features see container or interactive features menu while viewing disc
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • lbi00070360
  • XXX
System details
DVD ; full screen presentation
Terms governing use
HOME USE ONLY.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
New York--a documentary film, episode 5, 1919-1931, Cosmopolis, 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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast as part of the PBS series the American experience in 1999
  • For specific added features see container or interactive features menu while viewing disc
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • lbi00070360
  • XXX
System details
DVD ; full screen presentation
Terms governing use
HOME USE ONLY.
Video recording format
DVD

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