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The Resource The Way west, [V.1], Westward, the course of empire takes its way, 1845-1864, Steeplechase Films, Inc. production ... in association with Channel Four Television ; WGBH Educational Foundation

The Way west, [V.1], Westward, the course of empire takes its way, 1845-1864, Steeplechase Films, Inc. production ... in association with Channel Four Television ; WGBH Educational Foundation

Label
The Way west, [V.1], Westward, the course of empire takes its way, 1845-1864
Title
The Way west
Title number
[V.1]
Title part
Westward, the course of empire takes its way, 1845-1864
Statement of responsibility
Steeplechase Films, Inc. production ... in association with Channel Four Television ; WGBH Educational Foundation
Title variation
  • Way west 1845-1864
  • Westward, the course of empire takes its way, 1845-1864
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The first episode of the series The way west chronicles the opening decades of expansion, from the 1840's down through the Civil War
Member of
Cataloging source
IOS
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Written and directed by Ric Burns ; produced by Lisa Ades and Ric Burns ; music by Brian Keane
Dewey number
978.02bWay
PerformerNote
Narrated by Russell Baker, featuring the voices of F. Murray Abraham [et al.] ; hosted by David McCullough
Runtime
90
Technique
live action
Label
The Way west, [V.1], Westward, the course of empire takes its way, 1845-1864, Steeplechase Films, Inc. production ... in association with Channel Four Television ; WGBH Educational Foundation
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally broadcast as a segment of the television program: The American experience
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (90 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other control number
016351094391
Other physical details
sd., b&w & col.
Publisher number
943
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • ocm53436807
  • 1122649
System details
DVD; stereo
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
The Way west, [V.1], Westward, the course of empire takes its way, 1845-1864, Steeplechase Films, Inc. production ... in association with Channel Four Television ; WGBH Educational Foundation
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally broadcast as a segment of the television program: The American experience
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (90 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other control number
016351094391
Other physical details
sd., b&w & col.
Publisher number
943
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • ocm53436807
  • 1122649
System details
DVD; stereo
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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