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Title New York [videorecording] : a documentary film / a Steeplechase Films production for the American Experience ; in association with WGBH Boston, Thirteen/WNET in New York, and the New-York Historical Society ; produced by Lisa Ades & Ric Burns ; directed by Ric Burns ; co-director, Lisa Ades ; written by Ric Burns & James Sanders.

Imprint [United States] : PBS Home Video ; [Alexandria, Va.] : Distributed by PBS distribution, [2010]


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Description 8 videodiscs (ca. 1050 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 173000
Description two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in.
Description digital optical stereo rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
System Details DVD, region 1, ep. 1-7 full screen version, ep. 8 widescreen version; Dolby Digital.
Language Closed captioned.
Credits Cinematography, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore; music, Brian Keane; editor, Li-Shin Yu; co-producers, Steve Rivo (ep. 6 & 7) and Marilyn Ness (ep. 8).
Performer Narrator, David Ogden Stiers.
Featured interviews with: Martin Scorsese, Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Fran Lebowitz, Mayor Rudolph Guiliani, Former Mayor Ed Koch, and others.
Note "Additional DVD material and packaging copyrighted 2010"--Container insert.
DVD release of a 1999-2003 television production with additional DVD material created in 2010.
Ep. 1-5 aired in 1999, ep. 6-7 in 2001, and ep. 8 in 2003.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary This series chronicles the history of New York City from its beginnings in 1609 as a Dutch trading post, through the depression, onto the turbulent years of change in the following decades after WWII, to its present day status as one of the most important and influencial cities in the world. The final episode was created in response to the destruction of the World Trade Center.
Note Special features: Disc 1: Charlie Rose interview with Ric Burns; archival motion pictures including turn-of-the-century films by Thomas Edison, Manhatta (1921), Over the East River (1919), and Empires of steel (1930-31); original trailer. Disc 7: additional interviews with Donald Trump and others; deleted scenes. Disc 8: outtakes; interview with Ric Burns on making of ep. 8.
Contents [Disc 1] Ep. 1. 1609-1825. The country and the city -- [Disc 2] ep. 2. 1825-1865. Order and disorder -- [Disc 3] ep. 3. 1865-1898. Sunshine and shadow -- [Disc 4] ep. 4. 1898-1918. The power and the people -- [Disc 5] ep. 5. 1919-1931. Cosmopolis -- [Disc 6] ep. 6. 1929-1941. City of tomorrow -- [Disc 7] ep. 7. 1945-2000. The city and the world -- [Disc 8] ep. 8. 1946-2003. The center of the world.
Subject New York (N.Y.) -- History.
New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs.
New York (N.Y.) -- Commerce -- History.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Burns, Ric, screenwriter, director, producer.
Sanders, James, 1955- screenwriter.
Ades, Lisa, director, producer.
Rivo, Steve, producer.
Ness, Marilyn, producer.
Stiers, David Ogden, narrator.
Squires, Buddy, director of photography.
Moore, Allen, 1952- director of photography.
Keane, Brian, composer (expression)
Rose, Charlie, interviewer (expression)
Steeplechase Films Inc, production company.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), production company.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.), production company.
New-York Historical Society, production company.
PBS Home Video, publisher.
PBS Distribution (Firm), film distributor.
Added Title New York (Television program).
American experience (Television program).
ISBN 9781415702468 : DVD 99.99
1415702462 : DVD 99.99
Standard No. 841887051286
Music No. NYNY630 PBS Distribution

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