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Title Frederick Law Olmsted [videorecording] : designing America / a production of WNED-TV, Buffalo/Toronto and Florentine Films/Hott Productions Inc. ; a film by Lawrence Hott and Diane Garey ; written by Ken Chowder ; executive producer, John Grant.

Publication Info. Arlington, VA : PBS, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
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1 copy being processed for GDL Brand Library DVD.
Description 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
digital optical rda
video file DVD video rda
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; stereo.
Language English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Performer Narrated by Stockard Channing ; voice of Olmsted performed by Campbell Scott.
Credits Cinematography by Stephen McCarthy, Jason Longo, David Litz, Thorsten Thielow, Jimmy Gribbins and Ken Willinger ; music by Judy Hyman ; animation and graphics by Amit Sethi.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary A biography of the man who made public parks an essential part of American life. He made enormous contributions to the American landscape, a park was both a work of art and a necessity for urban life. Olmsted's efforts to preserve nature created an 'environmental ethic' decades before the environmental movement became a force in American politics.
Note Special features: The 30 minute video, Olmsted's enduring legacy.
Subject Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903.
Landscape architects -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Biographical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Hott, Lawrence R.
Garey, Diane.
Chowder, Ken.
Channing, Stockard.
Scott, Campbell.
PBS Distribution (Firm), film distributor.
Added Title Designing America
ISBN 9781627890458
Standard No. 841887021524
Music No. FLAO601 PBS

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