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The Resource The West (DVD), Ken Burns presents ; a film by Stephen Ives ; a co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV Washington in association with Florentine Films and Time-Life Video & Television ; produced by Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor ; directed by Stephen Ives ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Dayton Duncan, (videorecording DVD)

The West (DVD), Ken Burns presents ; a film by Stephen Ives ; a co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV Washington in association with Florentine Films and Time-Life Video & Television ; produced by Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor ; directed by Stephen Ives ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Dayton Duncan, (videorecording DVD)

Label
The West (DVD)
Title
The West (DVD)
Statement of responsibility
Ken Burns presents ; a film by Stephen Ives ; a co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV Washington in association with Florentine Films and Time-Life Video & Television ; produced by Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor ; directed by Stephen Ives ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Dayton Duncan
Title variation
  • West
  • Ken Burns presents The West
Contributor
Director
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Narrator
Producer
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Presented by Ken Burns and directed by by Stephen Ives, this 12-hour film chronicles the epic saga of America's most vast and turbulent region, beginning before European settlement and continuing into the 20th century. THE WEST comes to life in this penetrating history that overturns old stereotypes, discovers new personalities, and explores the triumphs and tragedies that make THE WEST the source of some of the most compelling stories in American history." -- From case
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videorecording
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Credits note
Executive producer, Ken Burns ; producers, Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor ; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Dayton Duncan ; supervising editor, Paul Barnes ; editors, Richard Hankin, Michael Levine, Adam Zucker ; music, Matthias Gohl ; directors of photography, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore
Intended audience
Not rated
Intended audience source
PBS Home Video
Language note
In English dialogue; optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Narrator, Peter Coyote
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  • 1953-
  • 1961-
  • 1951-
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  • Burns, Ken
  • Ives, Stephen
  • Ward, Geoffrey C.
  • Duncan, Dayton
  • Abramson, Jody
  • Kantor, Michael
  • Hankin, Richard
  • Barnes, Paul
  • Levine, Michael
  • Gohl, Teese
  • Zucker, Adam
  • Squires, Buddy
  • Moore, Allen
  • Coyote, Peter
  • Insignia Films
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
  • Florentine Films
  • Time Life Video & Television
  • West Film Project, Inc
  • Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
Runtime
720
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  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Documentary television programs
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • West (U.S.)
Technique
live action
Label
The West (DVD), Ken Burns presents ; a film by Stephen Ives ; a co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV Washington in association with Florentine Films and Time-Life Video & Television ; produced by Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor ; directed by Stephen Ives ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Dayton Duncan, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a documentary television program in 1996
  • A co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV Washington; in association with Florentine Films and Time-Life Video & Television ; The West Film Project, Inc., Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc
  • Special features Disc 1: The making of The West ; Interview with the filmmakers ; Interactive maps ; The West trivia quiz ; Did you know...? frontier facts ; Photo credits
  • Special features Disc 2: "The West" trivia quiz (10 questions); Photo credits
  • Special feature Disc 3: "The West" trivia quiz (10 questions); Photo credits
  • Special feature Disc 4: "The West" trivia quiz (10 questions); Photo credits
  • Special feature Disc 5: "The West" trivia quiz (10 questions); Photo credits
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Episode. 1, The people (82 minutes) -- Disc 2. Episodes. 2 & 3, Empire upon the trails (84 minutes) ; The speck of the future (84 minutes) -- Disc 3. Episodes. 4 & 5, Death runs riot (84 minutes) ; The grandest enterprise under God (84 minutes) -- Disc 4. Episodes. 6 & 7, Fight no more forever (85 minutes) ; The geography of hope (84 minutes) -- Disc 5, Episodes. 8 & 9, Ghost dance (59 minutes) ; One sky above us (64 minutes)
Control code
sky259002725
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Fullscreen.
Extent
5 videodiscs (approximately 720 minutes)
Isbn
9781415702482
Lccn
2014053202
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887051279
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; fullscreen presentation; Dolby Digital surround stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The West (DVD), Ken Burns presents ; a film by Stephen Ives ; a co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV Washington in association with Florentine Films and Time-Life Video & Television ; produced by Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor ; directed by Stephen Ives ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Dayton Duncan, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a documentary television program in 1996
  • A co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV Washington; in association with Florentine Films and Time-Life Video & Television ; The West Film Project, Inc., Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc
  • Special features Disc 1: The making of The West ; Interview with the filmmakers ; Interactive maps ; The West trivia quiz ; Did you know...? frontier facts ; Photo credits
  • Special features Disc 2: "The West" trivia quiz (10 questions); Photo credits
  • Special feature Disc 3: "The West" trivia quiz (10 questions); Photo credits
  • Special feature Disc 4: "The West" trivia quiz (10 questions); Photo credits
  • Special feature Disc 5: "The West" trivia quiz (10 questions); Photo credits
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Episode. 1, The people (82 minutes) -- Disc 2. Episodes. 2 & 3, Empire upon the trails (84 minutes) ; The speck of the future (84 minutes) -- Disc 3. Episodes. 4 & 5, Death runs riot (84 minutes) ; The grandest enterprise under God (84 minutes) -- Disc 4. Episodes. 6 & 7, Fight no more forever (85 minutes) ; The geography of hope (84 minutes) -- Disc 5, Episodes. 8 & 9, Ghost dance (59 minutes) ; One sky above us (64 minutes)
Control code
sky259002725
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Fullscreen.
Extent
5 videodiscs (approximately 720 minutes)
Isbn
9781415702482
Lccn
2014053202
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887051279
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; fullscreen presentation; Dolby Digital surround stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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