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The Shakers : [hands to work, hearts to God] / a film by Ken Burns, Amy Stechler Burns ; produced by Florentine Films ; written by Amy Stechler Burns, Wendy Tilghman, Tom Lewis.

Burns, Ken, 1953- (Added Author). Stechler, Amy, 1955- (Added Author). Tilghman, Wendy. (Added Author). Lewis, Tom, 1942- (Added Author). McCullough, David G. (Added Author). Florentine Films. (Added Author). PBS Home Video. (Added Author). Cinematography, Ken Burns, Terry Hopkins. (Cast).

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  • 7 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch VID 289.8 SHA DVD (Text) 34207002135722 VIDA Checked out 02/23/2018
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Record details

  • ISBN: 141570256X
  • ISBN: 9781415702567
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 58 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Full screen version.
  • Publisher: [Alexandria, VA] : PBS Home Video, [2004]

Content descriptions

General Note: Videodisc release of the 1989 television production.
Special features include: A conversation with Ken Burns; Ken Burns: making history.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Cinematography, Ken Burns, Terry Hopkins.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrated by David McCullough.
Summary, etc.: This revealing and poignant film by Ken Burns portrays 200 years of Shaker life in America, guided by the recollections of the three surviving members of the faith, along with a wealth of archival material from over 40 collections. Explore every aspect of this strange and noble sect that produced some of the greatest architecture and furniture in American history.
System Details Note: DVD; region 1; full screen presentation; Dolby Digital mono; NTSC.
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Subject: Shakers > History.
Christian sects > United States.
Collective settlements > United States.
Genre: Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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