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The Resource The West, a co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV, Washington in association with Florentine Films and Time-Life Video & Television ; senior producer, Ken Burns ; produced by Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor ; directed by Stephen Ives ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Dayton Duncan

The West, a co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV, Washington in association with Florentine Films and Time-Life Video & Television ; senior producer, Ken Burns ; produced by Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor ; directed by Stephen Ives ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Dayton Duncan

Label
The West
Title
The West
Statement of responsibility
a co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV, Washington in association with Florentine Films and Time-Life Video & Television ; senior producer, Ken Burns ; produced by Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor ; directed by Stephen Ives ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Dayton Duncan
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Beginning before the arrival of the first Europeans and extending into the 20th century, this series discusses the Native American tribes, spanish explorers, American pioneers and homesteaders, and the steady expansion of the U.S. across the continent
Related
Cataloging source
EXW
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Buddy Squires with Allen Moore ; supervising editor, Paul Barnes ; editor, Richard Hankin ; narrator, Peter Coyote ; music, Matthias Gohl
Language note
Closed-captioned
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
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  • Burns, Ken
  • Ives, Stephen
  • Abramson, Jody
  • Kantor, Michael
  • Ward, Geoffrey C
  • Duncan, Dayton
  • Coyote, Peter
  • Gohl, Teese
  • Insignia Films
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
  • Florentine Films
  • Time Life Video & Television
Runtime
707
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West (U.S.)
Technique
live action
Label
The West, a co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV, Washington in association with Florentine Films and Time-Life Video & Television ; senior producer, Ken Burns ; produced by Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor ; directed by Stephen Ives ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Dayton Duncan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced for PBS
  • Time-Life Video : WEST-TL1--WEST TL-9
Accompanying material
2 guides + 1 index + 1 cassette
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier category code
  • vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • [Pt.1] episode 1. The people (82:00) -- [pt.2] episode 2. Empire upon the trails (84:00) -- [pt.3] episode 3. The speck of the future (84:00) -- [pt.4] episode 4. Death runs riot (84:00) -- [pt.5] episode 5. The grandest enterprise under God (84:00) -- [pt.6] episode 6. Fight no more forever (85:00) -- [pt.7] episode 7. The geography of hope (84:00) -- [pt.8] episode 8. Ghost dance (58:00) -- [pt.9] episode 9.
  • One sky above us (62:00)
Control code
36210041
Dimensions
1/2 in +
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
9 videocassettes (707 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Publisher number
WEST-TL1--WEST TL-9
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
VHS format
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
The West, a co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV, Washington in association with Florentine Films and Time-Life Video & Television ; senior producer, Ken Burns ; produced by Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor ; directed by Stephen Ives ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Dayton Duncan
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced for PBS
  • Time-Life Video : WEST-TL1--WEST TL-9
Accompanying material
2 guides + 1 index + 1 cassette
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier category code
  • vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • [Pt.1] episode 1. The people (82:00) -- [pt.2] episode 2. Empire upon the trails (84:00) -- [pt.3] episode 3. The speck of the future (84:00) -- [pt.4] episode 4. Death runs riot (84:00) -- [pt.5] episode 5. The grandest enterprise under God (84:00) -- [pt.6] episode 6. Fight no more forever (85:00) -- [pt.7] episode 7. The geography of hope (84:00) -- [pt.8] episode 8. Ghost dance (58:00) -- [pt.9] episode 9.
  • One sky above us (62:00)
Control code
36210041
Dimensions
1/2 in +
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
9 videocassettes (707 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Publisher number
WEST-TL1--WEST TL-9
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
VHS format
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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