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The Resource The dust bowl, a Florentine Films production ; directed by Ken Burns ; written by Dayton Duncan ; produced by Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns and Julie Dunfey ; produced in association with WETA Washington, DC ; [a film by Ken Burns], (DVD)

The dust bowl, a Florentine Films production ; directed by Ken Burns ; written by Dayton Duncan ; produced by Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns and Julie Dunfey ; produced in association with WETA Washington, DC ; [a film by Ken Burns], (DVD)

Label
The dust bowl
Title
The dust bowl
Statement of responsibility
a Florentine Films production ; directed by Ken Burns ; written by Dayton Duncan ; produced by Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns and Julie Dunfey ; produced in association with WETA Washington, DC ; [a film by Ken Burns]
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Narrator
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Ken Burns documents the worst human-made ecological disaster in American history, when a frenzied wheat boom on the southern Plains, followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s, nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation. Vivid interviews, dramatic photographs, and seldom-seen movie footage bring to life incredible stories of human suffering and perseverance. Includes bonus features
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Edited by Craig Mellish and Ryan Gifford ; cinematography, Buddy Squires, Stephen McCarthy
Dewey number
973.917
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated ; TV-PG
Language note
English (5.1 surround) or Spanish (audio 2.0) dialogue with optional English and Spanish SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired); optional video description in English
LC call number
F595
LC item number
.D87 2012
PerformerNote
Narrated by Peter Coyote ; voice overs, Carolyn McCormick, Patricia Clarkson, Amy Madigan, Kevin Conway
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, Ken
  • Duncan, Dayton
  • Dunfey, Julie
  • Mellish, Craig
  • Gifford, Ryan
  • Squires, Buddy
  • McCarthy, Stephen
  • Coyote, Peter
  • McCormick, Carolyn
  • Clarkson, Patricia
  • Madigan, Amy
  • Conway, Kevin
  • Florentine Films
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
Runtime
240
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
The dust bowl, a Florentine Films production ; directed by Ken Burns ; written by Dayton Duncan ; produced by Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns and Julie Dunfey ; produced in association with WETA Washington, DC ; [a film by Ken Burns], (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast in 2012 on PBS
  • Special features: Disc 1. Land of haze : [featurette on Hazel Lucas Shaw of Boise City, Okla.] (15 min.); Dust Bowl stories : [excerpts from interviews with survivors of the Dust Bowl] (31 min.); Uncovering the Dust Bowl (6 min.). -- Disc. 2. Grab a root and growl (12 min.); The Dust Bowl eyewitnesses (7 min.); The Dust Bowl legacy (5 min.)
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
  • Episode 1.
  • The great plow up
  • Episode 2.
  • Reaping the whirlwind
  • Disc. 2.
  • Grab a root and growl
  • (12 min.)
  • The Dust Bowl eyewitnesses
  • (7 min.)
  • The Dust Bowl legacy
  • (5 min.)
  • Special features:
  • Disc 1.
  • Land of haze : [featurette on Hazel Lucas Shaw of Boise City, Okla.]
  • (15 min.)
  • Dust Bowl stories : [excerpts from interviews with survivors of the Dust Bowl]
  • (31 min.)
  • Uncovering the Dust Bowl
  • (6 min.).
Control code
ocn813442780
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 4 hrs.)
Isbn
9781608837182
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887017213
Other physical details
sd., col., b&w
Publisher number
DUSB600
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 10007824
  • (OCoLC)813442780
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The dust bowl, a Florentine Films production ; directed by Ken Burns ; written by Dayton Duncan ; produced by Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns and Julie Dunfey ; produced in association with WETA Washington, DC ; [a film by Ken Burns], (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast in 2012 on PBS
  • Special features: Disc 1. Land of haze : [featurette on Hazel Lucas Shaw of Boise City, Okla.] (15 min.); Dust Bowl stories : [excerpts from interviews with survivors of the Dust Bowl] (31 min.); Uncovering the Dust Bowl (6 min.). -- Disc. 2. Grab a root and growl (12 min.); The Dust Bowl eyewitnesses (7 min.); The Dust Bowl legacy (5 min.)
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
  • Episode 1.
  • The great plow up
  • Episode 2.
  • Reaping the whirlwind
  • Disc. 2.
  • Grab a root and growl
  • (12 min.)
  • The Dust Bowl eyewitnesses
  • (7 min.)
  • The Dust Bowl legacy
  • (5 min.)
  • Special features:
  • Disc 1.
  • Land of haze : [featurette on Hazel Lucas Shaw of Boise City, Okla.]
  • (15 min.)
  • Dust Bowl stories : [excerpts from interviews with survivors of the Dust Bowl]
  • (31 min.)
  • Uncovering the Dust Bowl
  • (6 min.).
Control code
ocn813442780
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 4 hrs.)
Isbn
9781608837182
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887017213
Other physical details
sd., col., b&w
Publisher number
DUSB600
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 10007824
  • (OCoLC)813442780
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen
Video recording format
DVD

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