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The Resource Chicago : city of the century, a co-production of WGBH Boston and WTTW Chicago in association with the Chicago Historical Society for American Experience ; produced, written and directed by Austin Hoyt, (DVD)

Chicago : city of the century, a co-production of WGBH Boston and WTTW Chicago in association with the Chicago Historical Society for American Experience ; produced, written and directed by Austin Hoyt, (DVD)

Label
Chicago : city of the century
Title
Chicago
Title remainder
city of the century
Statement of responsibility
a co-production of WGBH Boston and WTTW Chicago in association with the Chicago Historical Society for American Experience ; produced, written and directed by Austin Hoyt
Title variation
City of the century
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"City of the century tells how in just 60 years Chicago grew from a remote, swampy frontier town into one of the most explosively alive cities in the world". -- Container. Chicago by 'L" is part travelogue, part history, and part tour of Chicago's neighborhoods by 'L', Chicago's elevated train
Member of
Cataloging source
IAK
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
American experience (Television program)
Credits note
Camera, Michael Chin, Terry Hopkins ; music, Michael Bacon
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
David Ogden Stiers, narrator
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hoyt, Austin
  • Stiers, David Ogden
  • Chin, Michael
  • Bacon, Michael
  • Hopkins, Terry
  • Miller, Donald L.
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)
  • Chicago Historical Society
  • WGBH Educational Foundation
  • Window to the World Communications, Inc
  • PBS Home Video
Runtime
270
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  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • Chicago Transit Authority
  • Railroads, Elevated
  • Urban transportation
  • Architecture
  • Chicago (Ill.)
Technique
live action
Label
Chicago : city of the century, a co-production of WGBH Boston and WTTW Chicago in association with the Chicago Historical Society for American Experience ; produced, written and directed by Austin Hoyt, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • "PBS DVD Gold."
  • Based on the book City of the Century by Donald L. Miller
  • Special features: Chicago by 'L': touring the neighborhoods; Behind the scenes interviews with producers Austin Hoyt, Patricia Garcia Rios and historian Donald Miller; Trivia questions: Do you know Chicago?
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
  • Disc 1. Mudhole to metropolis
  • (edited by Bill Lattanzi)
  • Disc 2. The revolution has begun
  • (edited by Bill Lattanzi, Jon Neuburger)
  • Disc 3. Battle for Chicago
  • (edited by Jon Neuburger).
  • Disc 4. Chicago by 'L': touring the neighborhoods
  • (produced by Kelly Luchtman ; written by Geoffrey Baer) and additional interviews
Control code
  • a413885
  • ocm51562903
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
4 videodiscs (ca. 270 min.)
Isbn
9780780641419
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794054881424
Other physical details
sd., b&w with col.
Publisher number
B8814
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Dolby surround stereo., Region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Chicago : city of the century, a co-production of WGBH Boston and WTTW Chicago in association with the Chicago Historical Society for American Experience ; produced, written and directed by Austin Hoyt, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • "PBS DVD Gold."
  • Based on the book City of the Century by Donald L. Miller
  • Special features: Chicago by 'L': touring the neighborhoods; Behind the scenes interviews with producers Austin Hoyt, Patricia Garcia Rios and historian Donald Miller; Trivia questions: Do you know Chicago?
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
  • Disc 1. Mudhole to metropolis
  • (edited by Bill Lattanzi)
  • Disc 2. The revolution has begun
  • (edited by Bill Lattanzi, Jon Neuburger)
  • Disc 3. Battle for Chicago
  • (edited by Jon Neuburger).
  • Disc 4. Chicago by 'L': touring the neighborhoods
  • (produced by Kelly Luchtman ; written by Geoffrey Baer) and additional interviews
Control code
  • a413885
  • ocm51562903
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
4 videodiscs (ca. 270 min.)
Isbn
9780780641419
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794054881424
Other physical details
sd., b&w with col.
Publisher number
B8814
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Dolby surround stereo., Region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD

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