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The Resource American epic, a production of BBC Arena, Lo-Max Films Ltd., Wildwood Enterprises, and Thirteen Productions LLC for WNET ; directed by Bernard MacMahon ; story by Bernard MacMahon & Allison McGourty & Duke Erikson ; telescript by William Morgan ; produced by Allison McGourty, Bernard MacMahon, Duke Erikson ; producer, Bill Holderman ; producer, Adam Block

American epic, a production of BBC Arena, Lo-Max Films Ltd., Wildwood Enterprises, and Thirteen Productions LLC for WNET ; directed by Bernard MacMahon ; story by Bernard MacMahon & Allison McGourty & Duke Erikson ; telescript by William Morgan ; produced by Allison McGourty, Bernard MacMahon, Duke Erikson ; producer, Bill Holderman ; producer, Adam Block

Label
American epic
Title
American epic
Statement of responsibility
a production of BBC Arena, Lo-Max Films Ltd., Wildwood Enterprises, and Thirteen Productions LLC for WNET ; directed by Bernard MacMahon ; story by Bernard MacMahon & Allison McGourty & Duke Erikson ; telescript by William Morgan ; produced by Allison McGourty, Bernard MacMahon, Duke Erikson ; producer, Bill Holderman ; producer, Adam Block
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Broadcaster
Film director
Film producer
Narrator
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The big bang: At the height of the Roaring Twenties, music scouts armed with cutting-edge recording technology set out across America to capture the unsung voices of everyday folk. Blood and soil: America's poor--cotton field slaves, mine workers, sharecroppers--find freedom through music, creating gospel, protest songs, and Delta blues. Out of the many, the one: Exotic cultures spanning America are captured on record for the first time, inventing new instruments and new cultural identities. The American epic sessions: Jack White and T Bone Burnett produce an epic recording session using the only working 1920s recording device in existence in this tribute to the artists celebrated in the American epic documentaries
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Arena (Television program)
Language note
Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
PerformerNote
Narrator, Robert Redford
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1970-
  • 1951-
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  • MacMahon, Bernard
  • McGourty, Allison
  • Erikson, Duke
  • Morgan, William
  • Holderman, Bill
  • Block, Adam
  • Redford, Robert
  • Lo-Max Films Ltd
  • Wildwood Enterprises
  • Thirteen Productions
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Runtime
310
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  • Sound recording industry
  • Sound
  • Popular music
  • Popular culture
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Nonfiction films
  • Feature films
Technique
live action
Label
American epic, a production of BBC Arena, Lo-Max Films Ltd., Wildwood Enterprises, and Thirteen Productions LLC for WNET ; directed by Bernard MacMahon ; story by Bernard MacMahon & Allison McGourty & Duke Erikson ; telescript by William Morgan ; produced by Allison McGourty, Bernard MacMahon, Duke Erikson ; producer, Bill Holderman ; producer, Adam Block
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/011/821/000000000011821137.jpg
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The big bang. The Carter Family ; Field recordings ; The Bristol sessions ; The Carter Family legacy ; Beale Street ; The Memphis Jug Band ; A feeling of the past -- Blood and soil. Elder Burch ; The triumph church ; Dizzy Gillespie ; Music from the coal mines ; Charley Patton and Dockery Farms ; Patton's thumbprint -- Out of the many, the one. The deepest roots of American music ; Joseph Kekuku and the steel guitar ; The first Tejano superstar ; A musical jambalaya ; Mississippi John Hurt ; Lost and found ; The sounds of earth -- disc 2. The American epic sessions
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (310 min.)
Isbn
9781627894715
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887026086
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
AMEP600
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)985005249
  • (OCoLC)ocn985005249
  • 875465
System details
DVD; region 1; NTSC; widescreen; uncompressed theatrical mono mix
Video recording format
DVD
Label
American epic, a production of BBC Arena, Lo-Max Films Ltd., Wildwood Enterprises, and Thirteen Productions LLC for WNET ; directed by Bernard MacMahon ; story by Bernard MacMahon & Allison McGourty & Duke Erikson ; telescript by William Morgan ; produced by Allison McGourty, Bernard MacMahon, Duke Erikson ; producer, Bill Holderman ; producer, Adam Block
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/011/821/000000000011821137.jpg
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The big bang. The Carter Family ; Field recordings ; The Bristol sessions ; The Carter Family legacy ; Beale Street ; The Memphis Jug Band ; A feeling of the past -- Blood and soil. Elder Burch ; The triumph church ; Dizzy Gillespie ; Music from the coal mines ; Charley Patton and Dockery Farms ; Patton's thumbprint -- Out of the many, the one. The deepest roots of American music ; Joseph Kekuku and the steel guitar ; The first Tejano superstar ; A musical jambalaya ; Mississippi John Hurt ; Lost and found ; The sounds of earth -- disc 2. The American epic sessions
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (310 min.)
Isbn
9781627894715
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887026086
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
AMEP600
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)985005249
  • (OCoLC)ocn985005249
  • 875465
System details
DVD; region 1; NTSC; widescreen; uncompressed theatrical mono mix
Video recording format
DVD

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