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The national parks [videorecording] : America's best idea / a production of Florentine Films and WETA Television
Blu-rays Blu-rays | Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment | c2009 | [Blu-ray version ; widescreen version.]
Available at Adult Blu-ray-Nonfiction (Call number: 333.783 N pt.1-6 (BLU-RAY))
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Imprint
[United States] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, c2009.
Edition
[Blu-ray version ; widescreen version.]
Descript
6 videodiscs (750 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD; Dolby TrueHD 5.1, spanish stereo. ; 1080 high definition.
Blu-ray disc. Will not play on standard DVD players.
Note
Includes English and dubbed Spanish language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English (SDH) or Spanish (SDH).
Described video for the visually impaired.
Performer
Narrator: Peter Coyote.
Credits
Writer, Dayton Duncan ; producers, Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns; cinematography, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore, Lincoln Else, Ken Burns ; supervising film editor, Paul Barnes ; episode editors, Paul Barnes, Craig Mellish, Erik Ewers.
Note
Originally broadcast on PBS as a documentary television mini-series in 2009.
Audience
Not rated.
Summary
Traces the birth of the national park idea in the mid-1800s and follows its evolution for nearly 150 years. Using archival photographs, first-person accounts of historical characters, personal memories and analysis from more than 40 interviews, and what Burns believes is the most stunning cinematography in Florentine Films' history, the series chronicles the steady addition of new parks through the stories of the people who helped create them and save them from destruction.
Contents
[Disc 1] Episode one. The scripture of nature (1851-1890) -- [Disc 2] Episode two. The last refuge (1890-1915) -- [Disc 3] Episode three. The empire of grandeur (1915-1919) -- [Disc 4] Episode four. Going home (1920-1933) -- [Disc 5] Episode five. Great nature (1933-1945) -- [Disc 6] Episode six. The morning of creation (1946-1980).
Note
Special features: Making of ; capturing the parks: a behind-the-scenes look ; musical journeys through the parks ; outtakes: an interview with Nevada Barr & "The Boss" ; mini-documentary: The National Parks: This is America ; contemporary stories from America's national parks: series of five short films.
Local Note
MW, 11-09
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ISBN
1415749507
9781415749500
ISBN/ISSN
097360724042
Music #
07240 PBS Home Video
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