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The Resource American experience, The race underground, written, produced and directed by Michael Ross ; executive producer. Mark Samels ; a Rossi Films production for American experience ; WGBH

American experience, The race underground, written, produced and directed by Michael Ross ; executive producer. Mark Samels ; a Rossi Films production for American experience ; WGBH

Label
American experience, The race underground
Title
American experience
Title part
The race underground
Statement of responsibility
written, produced and directed by Michael Ross ; executive producer. Mark Samels ; a Rossi Films production for American experience ; WGBH
Title variation
Race underground
Creator
Contributor
Composer
Director
Director of photography
Editor
Film distributor
Narrator
Producer
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In the late 19th century, as America2s teeming cities grew increasingly congested, the time had come to replace the nostalgic horse-drawn trolleys with a faster, cleaner, safer, and more efficient form of transportation. Ultimately, it was Boston, a city of so many firsts that overcame a litany of engineering challenges, the greed-driven interests of businessmen, and the great fears of its citizenry to construct America's first subway
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • American experience (Television program).
  • American experience (Television program)
Credits note
Edited by Jon Neuburger ; original music, Gary Lionelli ; cinematography, Jason Longo
Dewey number
388.4/20974446109034
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
HE4491.B782
LC item number
R33 2017
PerformerNote
Narrated by Michael Murphy
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rossi, Michael
  • Murphy, Michael
  • Neuburger, Jon
  • Longo, Jason
  • Lionelli, Gary
  • Most, Doug
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
  • Rossi Films
  • American Experience Films
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • WGBH Educational Foundation
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
Runtime
60
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  • Whitney, Henry Melville
  • Whitney, William C.
  • Sprague, Frank J.
  • Subways
  • Subways
  • Subways
  • Urban transportation
  • Competition
  • Boston (Mass.)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
American experience, The race underground, written, produced and directed by Michael Ross ; executive producer. Mark Samels ; a Rossi Films production for American experience ; WGBH
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • "Subtitles are a function of the disc and serve the same purpose as closed captions"--Container
  • "Based in part on the book The Race Underground : Boston, New York, and The Incredible Rivalry That Built America's First Subway by Doug Most"--From screen
  • Originally produced as an episode of the television series: American experience
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The age of electrical invention -- Sprague's motor -- A challenge in Richmond -- Chaos on the streets -- Digging up the common -- Going underground
Control code
20898626
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.)
Isbn
9781531700171
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887031714
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
AMX62903
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn968746221
  • (OCoLC)968746221
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen presentation; stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
American experience, The race underground, written, produced and directed by Michael Ross ; executive producer. Mark Samels ; a Rossi Films production for American experience ; WGBH
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • "Subtitles are a function of the disc and serve the same purpose as closed captions"--Container
  • "Based in part on the book The Race Underground : Boston, New York, and The Incredible Rivalry That Built America's First Subway by Doug Most"--From screen
  • Originally produced as an episode of the television series: American experience
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The age of electrical invention -- Sprague's motor -- A challenge in Richmond -- Chaos on the streets -- Digging up the common -- Going underground
Control code
20898626
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.)
Isbn
9781531700171
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887031714
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
AMX62903
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn968746221
  • (OCoLC)968746221
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen presentation; stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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