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The Resource The circus, a Winter Films production for American experience ; WGBH ; written, produced and directed by Sharon Grimberg, (videorecording)

The circus, a Winter Films production for American experience ; WGBH ; written, produced and directed by Sharon Grimberg, (videorecording)

Label
The circus
Title
The circus
Statement of responsibility
a Winter Films production for American experience ; WGBH ; written, produced and directed by Sharon Grimberg
Title variation
American experience
Contributor
Narrator
Publisher
Screenwriter
Television director
Television producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A four-hour mini-series that tells the story of one of the most popular and influential forms of entertainment in American history. Drawing upon a vast and rich visual archive, the film follows the rise and fall of the gigantic, traveling tented railroad circus, recounting the era when Circus Day could shut down a town, and circus stars were among the most famous people in the country
Member of
Cataloging source
KYC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Composers of original music, Gary Lionelli, Nathan Halpern
Dewey number
791.30973
Intended audience
E
Language note
  • English audio tracks and subtitles ; Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
  • Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Narrator, Michael Murphy
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Grimberg, Sharon
  • Murphy, Michael
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
Runtime
240
Series statement
American experience
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Circus
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The circus, a Winter Films production for American experience ; WGBH ; written, produced and directed by Sharon Grimberg, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Subtitles are a function of the disc and serve the same purpose as closed captions"--Container
  • Originally broadcast as an episode of American Experience in 2018
  • Title from container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (240 minutes)
Isbn
9781531706302
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887038058
Other physical details
sound, colour
Publisher number
AE61705
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • av02698779
  • 889673
System details
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; 5.1 surround
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The circus, a Winter Films production for American experience ; WGBH ; written, produced and directed by Sharon Grimberg, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • "Subtitles are a function of the disc and serve the same purpose as closed captions"--Container
  • Originally broadcast as an episode of American Experience in 2018
  • Title from container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (240 minutes)
Isbn
9781531706302
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887038058
Other physical details
sound, colour
Publisher number
AE61705
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • av02698779
  • 889673
System details
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; 5.1 surround
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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