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The Resource The national parks : America's best idea, a production of Florentine Films and WETA Television ; written by Dayton Duncan ; produced by Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns, (videorecording)

The national parks : America's best idea, a production of Florentine Films and WETA Television ; written by Dayton Duncan ; produced by Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns, (videorecording)

Label
The national parks : America's best idea
Title
The national parks
Title remainder
America's best idea
Statement of responsibility
a production of Florentine Films and WETA Television ; written by Dayton Duncan ; produced by Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Traces the birth of the national park idea in the mid-1800s and follows its evolution for nearly 150 years. Using archival photographs, first-person accounts of historical characters, personal memories and analysis from more than 40 interviews, and what Burns believes is the most stunning cinematography in Florentine Films' history, the series chronicles the steady addition of new parks through the stories of the people who helped create them and save them from destruction
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Cataloging source
VRC
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English or Spanish dialogue; English or Spanish subtitles ; English and Spanish SDH (subtitles for deaf and hearing impaired) ; described video for the visually impaired
PerformerNote
Narrator: Peter Coyote
Runtime
750
Technique
live action
Label
The national parks : America's best idea, a production of Florentine Films and WETA Television ; written by Dayton Duncan ; produced by Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players
  • Originally broadcast as episodes of the television documentary on PBS in 2009
  • Special features: Making of The national parks ; Capturing the parks: a behind-the-scenes look ; Musical journeys through the National parks ; Outtakes: an interview with Nevada Barr & "The Boss" ; mini-documentary: The National parks: This is America ; Contemporary stories from America's national parks: series of five short films
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
[Disc 1] Episode one. The scripture of nature (1851-1890) -- [Disc 2] Episode two. The last refuge (1890-1915) -- [Disc 3] Episode three. The empire of grandeur (1915-1919) -- [Disc 4] Episode four. Going home (1920-1933) -- [Disc 5] Episode five. Great nature (1933-1945) -- [Disc 6] Episode six. The morning of creation (1946-1980)
Control code
ocn457761554
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray.
Extent
6 videodiscs (750 min.)
Isbn
9781608830015
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o457761554
  • (OCoLC)457761554
System details
Blu-ray Disc ; high definition 1.78 :1, Dolby TrueHD 5.1 and digital , NTSC region 1
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
The national parks : America's best idea, a production of Florentine Films and WETA Television ; written by Dayton Duncan ; produced by Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players
  • Originally broadcast as episodes of the television documentary on PBS in 2009
  • Special features: Making of The national parks ; Capturing the parks: a behind-the-scenes look ; Musical journeys through the National parks ; Outtakes: an interview with Nevada Barr & "The Boss" ; mini-documentary: The National parks: This is America ; Contemporary stories from America's national parks: series of five short films
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
[Disc 1] Episode one. The scripture of nature (1851-1890) -- [Disc 2] Episode two. The last refuge (1890-1915) -- [Disc 3] Episode three. The empire of grandeur (1915-1919) -- [Disc 4] Episode four. Going home (1920-1933) -- [Disc 5] Episode five. Great nature (1933-1945) -- [Disc 6] Episode six. The morning of creation (1946-1980)
Control code
ocn457761554
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray.
Extent
6 videodiscs (750 min.)
Isbn
9781608830015
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o457761554
  • (OCoLC)457761554
System details
Blu-ray Disc ; high definition 1.78 :1, Dolby TrueHD 5.1 and digital , NTSC region 1
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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