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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

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

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
Gateway to the American century
Contributor
Composer
Director
Narrator
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
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)
Credits note
Director of photography, Andrew Young ; editor, George O'Donnell ; music, Peter Rundquist
Date time place
Originally broadcast as an episode of the PBS television program American experience on January 24, 2011
Dewey number
972.8705
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
F1569.C2
LC item number
P36 2011
PerformerNote
Narrator, Michael Murphy
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ives, Stephen.
  • Pollak, Amanda.
  • Ferrari, Michelle.
  • Murphy, Michael
  • O'Donnell, George
  • Rundquist, Peter.
  • Insignia Films
  • WGBH Educational Foundation
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
Runtime
90
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  • Panama Canal (Panama)
  • Canals
  • Canal Zone
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
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/010/462/000000000010462343.gif
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Documentary
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
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
Control code
1603854
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.)
Isbn
9781608833948
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887013970
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
AMX62302
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1603854
  • (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
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/010/462/000000000010462343.gif
Publication
Note
Documentary
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
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
Control code
1603854
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.)
Isbn
9781608833948
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887013970
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
AMX62302
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1603854
  • (OCoLC)690030693
System details
DVD; region 1; NTSC; widescreen; 5.1 surround sound
Video recording format
DVD

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