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Klein, Larry (Producer), (television producer,, television director.). Olshaker, Mark, 1951- (screenwriter,, television producer.). Hubbard, Ray Andrew, 1924- (television producer.). Leighton, Colin, (television producer.). Macaulay, David, (host.). Jacobi, Derek, (voice actor.). McKellen, Ian, (voice actor.). Blessed, Brian, (voice actor.). Sessions, John, 1953- (voice actor.). Thompson, Sophie, 1962- (voice actor.). Matthews, Geoffrey, (voice actor.). Kurtz, Bob, (animator.). Einhorn, Richard, 1952- (composer.). Macaulay, David. Based on (work): City. (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 60 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : PBS : 1994.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Larry Klein.
Participant or Performer Note:
Hosted by David Macaulay ; voice talents, Derek Jacobi, Ian McKellen, Brian Blessed, John Sessions, Sophie Thompson, Geoffrey Matthews, Sandra Clark, Jaramy Stockwell.
Summary, etc.:
The glories of Ancient Rome are explored in ROMAN CITY, based on David Macaulay's acclaimed book. This animated and live-action video recounts life in Verbonia, a fictional city in Gaul. A well-planned town with all modern conveniences, it is threatened by conflict between conquerors and conquered. Macaulay also visits Pompeii, Herculaneum, Ostia, Nimes, Orange, and Rome, to view actual Roman architecture and engineering greatness.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Civil engineering > Rome.
Building > Rome.
City planning > Rome.
Rome > Antiquities.
Rome (Italy) > Antiquities.

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