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The Resource Panama Canal, American Experience Films presents ; an Insignia Films production for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; WGBH ; directed by Stephen Ives ; produced by Amanda Pollak ; written by Michelle Ferrari, (DVD videorecording)

Panama Canal, American Experience Films presents ; an Insignia Films production for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; WGBH ; directed by Stephen Ives ; produced by Amanda Pollak ; written by Michelle Ferrari, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Panama Canal
Title
Panama Canal
Statement of responsibility
American Experience Films presents ; an Insignia Films production for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; WGBH ; directed by Stephen Ives ; produced by Amanda Pollak ; written by Michelle Ferrari
Title variation
  • American experience
  • Gateway to the American century
Contributor
Screenwriter
Composer
Director
Narrator
Producer
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
On August 15th, 1914, the Panama Canal opened, connecting the world's two largest oceans and signaling America's emergence as a global superpower. This film, using an extraordinary archive of photographs and footage, interviews with canal workers, and firsthand accounts of life in the Canal Zone, unravels the remarkable story of one of the world's most significant technological achievements
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • American experience (Television program)
  • American experience (Television program)
Credits note
Director of photography, Andrew Young ; editor, George O'Donnell ; music, Peter Rundquist
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Narrator, Michael Murphy
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Murphy, Michael
  • Ives, Stephen
  • Pollak, Amanda
  • Ferrari, Michelle
  • O'Donnell, George
  • Rundquist, Peter
  • Insignia Films
  • WGBH Educational Foundation
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Runtime
90
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  • Historical television programs
  • Documentary television programs
  • Nonfiction television programs
  • Educational television programs
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • Panama Canal (Panama)
Technique
live action
Label
Panama Canal, American Experience Films presents ; an Insignia Films production for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; WGBH ; directed by Stephen Ives ; produced by Amanda Pollak ; written by Michelle Ferrari, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast on television as an episode of American experience on January 24, 2011
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Wonder of the modern world -- The Republic of Panama -- Challenges breaking ground -- John Stevens -- Recruiting workers -- Mosquito eradication -- Roosevelt visits Panama -- The Culebra cut -- Finishing the canal -- Credits
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.)
Isbn
9781608833948
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887013970
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
AMX62302
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn690030693
  • (OCoLC)690030693
System details
DVD; region 1; NTSC; widescreen; 5.1 surround sound
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Panama Canal, American Experience Films presents ; an Insignia Films production for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; WGBH ; directed by Stephen Ives ; produced by Amanda Pollak ; written by Michelle Ferrari, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast on television as an episode of American experience on January 24, 2011
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Wonder of the modern world -- The Republic of Panama -- Challenges breaking ground -- John Stevens -- Recruiting workers -- Mosquito eradication -- Roosevelt visits Panama -- The Culebra cut -- Finishing the canal -- Credits
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.)
Isbn
9781608833948
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887013970
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
AMX62302
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn690030693
  • (OCoLC)690030693
System details
DVD; region 1; NTSC; widescreen; 5.1 surround sound
Video recording format
DVD

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