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Horatio's drive : America's first road trip / a Florentine Films production, produced in association with WETA Washington, D.C., The American Lives II Film Project, Inc. ; a film by Ken Burns ; producers, Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns ; writer, Dayton Duncan ; director, Ken Burns.

Duncan, Dayton. (Added Author). Burns, Ken, 1953- (Added Author). Keith, David. (Added Author). Hanks, Tom. (Added Author). Arkin, Adam. (Added Author). Bodett, Tom. (Added Author). Bosco, Philip. (Added Author). Conway, Kevin. (Added Author). Cullum, John, 1930- (Added Author). Guyer, Murphy. (Added Author). Madigan, Amy. (Added Author). Plimpton, George. (Added Author). Wallach, Eli, 1915-2014 (Added Author). Moore, Allen. (Added Author). Ewers, Erik. (Added Author). Florentine Films. (Added Author). American Lives II Film Project. (Added Author). WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.) (Added Author). PBS Home Video. (Added Author). Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Cinematography, Allen Moore, Ken Burns ; editor, Erik Ewers. (Cast).

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  • 11 of 12 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg DVD 917.7 HOR (Text) 32826014001895 DVD Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood DVD 917.304 HOR (Text) 36626103000600 AV Nonfiction DVD Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch DVD 629.28 HORA (Text) 39391005903313 DVD Available -
Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch DVD TRANSPORT CAR (Text) 37516001565602 DVD Non-Fiction Shelf -- Adult Available -
Kendallville PL - Limberlost Branch DVD 921 J12 (Text) 37516001986542 DVD Non-Fiction Shelf -- Adult Available -
Linton PL - Linton DVD 2536 (Text) 30149000539584 Video DVD Biography Available -
Ohio Twp PL - Bell Road Library DVD 629.28 HORATIO'S (Text) 39206021392822 New Audiovisual Materials Checked out 12/08/2017
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield DVD 917.3049 Horatio (Text) 31208911883777 audiovisual Available -
Roanoke PL - Roanoke DVD 917.3 HOR (Text) 30208100229601 Non-Fiction Adult DVDs Available -
Spencer Co PL - Rockport Main Library DVD EDU H (Text) 70741000130294 DVD Education Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 1415702519 :
  • ISBN: 9781415702512
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (146 min.) : sound, color w/black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Full screen version.
  • Publisher: [United States] : PBS Home Video ; [2004]

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally broadcast in 2003.
Special features: the making of Horatio's drive, outtakes from the film.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Cinematography, Allen Moore, Ken Burns ; editor, Erik Ewers.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrated by Keith David ; Voices: Tom Hanks, Adam Arkin, Tom Bodett, Philip Bosco, Kevin Conway, John Cullum, Murphy Guyer, Amy Madigan, George Plimpton, Eli Wallach.
Summary, etc.: Horatio Nelson Jackson, an eccentric Vermont doctor, drove from San Francisco to New York City, in 1903 to became the first person to drive an automobile across the continent - a feat never before accomplished. It would mark the beginning of a new era in America and the end of another. It took Lewis & Clark over two years to go from the Atlantic to the Pacific - Horatio went the opposite direction, by means of the "Horseless carriage", in less than 3 months.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD, region 1, Dolby surround stereo., NTSC.
Language Note: In English; closed-captioned.
Subject: Jackson, Horatio Nelson, 1872-1955.
Automobile travel.
United States > Description and travel.
Genre: Feature films.
Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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