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The Resource The dust bowl, a production of Florentine Films and WETA Television ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns and Julie Dunfey ; written by Dayton Duncan, (videorecording)

The dust bowl, a production of Florentine Films and WETA Television ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns and Julie Dunfey ; written by Dayton Duncan, (videorecording)

Label
The dust bowl
Title
The dust bowl
Statement of responsibility
a production of Florentine Films and WETA Television ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns and Julie Dunfey ; written by Dayton Duncan
Contributor
Screenwriter
Director
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
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
Runtime
240
Technique
live action
Label
The dust bowl, a production of Florentine Films and WETA Television ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns and Julie Dunfey ; written by Dayton Duncan, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast in 2012 on PBS
  • Special features: behind the scenes ; deleted scenes ; additional interviews
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 240 min.)
Isbn
9781608837182
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Set includes: 2 DVDs.
Other control number
841887017213
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
DUSB600
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn813442780
  • (OCoLC)813442780
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The dust bowl, a production of Florentine Films and WETA Television ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns and Julie Dunfey ; written by Dayton Duncan, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast in 2012 on PBS
  • Special features: behind the scenes ; deleted scenes ; additional interviews
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 240 min.)
Isbn
9781608837182
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Set includes: 2 DVDs.
Other control number
841887017213
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
DUSB600
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn813442780
  • (OCoLC)813442780
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen
Video recording format
DVD

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