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The Great War / an Insignia Films Production for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation.

Ives, Stephen, (screenwriter,, television director.). Pollak, Amanda, (television producer,, television director.). Rapley, Rob, (television producer,, television director.). Platt, Oliver, (narrator.). Rundquist, Peter. (composer.). Phillips, Tom, 1952- (composer.). Squires, Buddy, (director of photography.). Neuburger, Jon, (film editor.). Bomse, Seth, (film editor.). Fedde, R. A., (film editor.). PBS Distribution (Firm), (publisher.). Insignia Films, (production company.). WGBH Educational Foundation, (production company.). Original music by Peter Rundquist, Tom Phillips ; cinematography, Buddy Squires, ASC and six others. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 8 of 14 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781531701420
  • ISBN: 1531701426
  • Physical Description: 3 videodiscs (360 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS Distribution, 2017.

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from title screen. Titles on screen indicate part one, part two, part three. Titles on disc surfaces are numbered disc 1, disc 2, disc 3.
16x9 wide screen.
Originally broadcast in 2017 as episodes in the television series American experience.
Formatted Contents Note: The Great War, part one / edited by Jon Neuburger, Merril Stern ; produced by Amanda Pollak ; written and directed by Stephen Ives (approximately 114 min.) --
The Great War, part two / edited by Seth Bomse ; written by Stephen Ives ; produced and directed by Amanda Pollak (approximately 114 min.) --
The Great War, part three / edited by R. A. Fedde ; written and directed by Rob Rapley (approximately 114 min.).
Creation/Production Credits Note: Original music by Peter Rundquist, Tom Phillips ; cinematography, Buddy Squires, ASC and six others.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator, Oliver Platt.
Summary, etc.: In conjunction with the 100th anniversary of America's entry into the war on April 6, 1917, a six-hour documentary presented over three nights, explores how World War I changed America and the world. Drawing on the latest scholarship, including unpublished diaries, memoirs and letters, it tells the rich and complex story of the conflict through the voices of nurses, journalists, aviators and the American troops who came to be known as 'doughboys.'
System Details Note: DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note: English audio.
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject: World War, 1914-1918 > United States.
World War, 1914-1918.
United States > History > 1913-1921.
Genre: Documentary television programs.
Television mini-series.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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