The Resource The Adams chronicles, Educational Broadcasting Corporation ; Thirteen/WNET New York ; created by series producer Virginia Kassel ; produced by Jac Venza ... [et al.] ; directed by Paul Bogart ... [et al.], (videorecording)

The Adams chronicles, Educational Broadcasting Corporation ; Thirteen/WNET New York ; created by series producer Virginia Kassel ; produced by Jac Venza ... [et al.] ; directed by Paul Bogart ... [et al.], (videorecording)

Label
The Adams chronicles
Title
The Adams chronicles
Statement of responsibility
Educational Broadcasting Corporation ; Thirteen/WNET New York ; created by series producer Virginia Kassel ; produced by Jac Venza ... [et al.] ; directed by Paul Bogart ... [et al.]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Television mini-series that dramatizes four generations of Adamses and 150 years of American history from the birth of the Revolution through the Gilded Age. Meet John Adams, a passionate revolutionary and second president; John Quincy Adams, proud son of a famous father and sixth president; Charles Francis Adams, skillful minister to Great Britain during the Civil War; historian Henry Adams; and railroad magnate Charles Francis Adams, Jr. Going beyond politics, this mini-series portrays these men as husbands, fathers, brothers, sons, as well as leaders
Related
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.45/72
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1992.8.H56
LC item number
A3367 2008
PerformerNote
George Grizzard, Kathryn Walker, William Daniels, David Birney, John Beal, Peter Brandon, Charles Siebert, Nancy Marchand
Runtime
780
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The Adams chronicles, Educational Broadcasting Corporation ; Thirteen/WNET New York ; created by series producer Virginia Kassel ; produced by Jac Venza ... [et al.] ; directed by Paul Bogart ... [et al.], (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the family's personal diaries and correspondences
  • Originally broadcast on television in 1976
  • Contains all 13 episodes of the television mini-series
  • Special features: a 12-page program guide titled The history behind the Adams chronicles featuring articles by C. James Taylor, editor in chief of the Adams Papers, and Neil Horstman, president of the White House Historical Association. Includes genealogical table
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
v. 1. Chapter I: John Adams, Lawyer ; Chapter II: John Adams, Revolutionary ; Chapter III: John Adams, Diplomat ; Chapter IV: John Adams, Minister to Great Britain -- v. 2. Chapter V: John Adams, Vice President ; Chapter VI: John Adams, President ; Chapter VII: John Quincy Adams, Diplomat -- v. 3. Chapter VIII: John Quincy Adams, Secretary of State ; Chapter IX: John Quincy Adams, President ; Chapter X: John Quincy Adams, Congressman -- v. 4. Chapter XI: Charles Francis Adams, Minister to Great Britain ; Chapter XII: Henry Adams, Historian ; Chapter XIII: Charles Francis Adams II, Industrialist
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (ca. 780 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Set includes: 4 DVDs.
Other control number
  • 054961806393
  • 00054961806393
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
AMP-8063
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn213487446
  • (OCoLC)213487446
System details
DVD, full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

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