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Schoolhouse Rock! : America / produced by Scholastic Rock, Inc. in association with American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. ; executive producers, Tom Yohe, George Newall ; producer, Radford Stone ; musical director, Bob Dorough.

Yohe, Tom, 1937-2000 (Added Author). Newall, George (George R.) (Added Author). Stone, Radford. (Added Author). Dorough, Bob. (Added Author). Sheldon, Jack, 1931- (Added Author). Manchester, Sue. (Added Author). Tate, Grady. (Added Author). Ahrens, Lynn. (Added Author). Mohawk, Essra. (Added Author). Lieberman, Lori. (Added Author). Frishberg, Dave. (Added Author). McCall, David B. (Added Author). Scholastic Rock, Inc. (Added Author). American Broadcasting Companies. (Added Author). Phil Kimmelman & Associates. (Added Author). Kim & Gifford Productions. (Added Author). Disney Educational Productions. (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 1597532002 :
  • ISBN: 9781597532006 :
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 30 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Scholastic Rock, Inc. ; [2002?]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on an idea by David B. McCall.
Originally produced in 1973-77 for broadcast on ABC's Schoolhouse Rock!
Special features: interactive "pop quiz" uses video clips to reinforce key concepts ; sing-along-song ; downloadable educator's guide and web links.
Formatted Contents Note:
No more kings / music and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens -- Fireworks / music and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens -- Shot heard 'round the world / music and lyrics by Bob Dorough -- Preamble / music and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens -- Elbow room / music and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens -- Great American melting pot / music and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens -- Mother necessity / music and lyrics by Bob Dorough -- Sufferin' till suffrage / music by Bob Dorough and lyrics by Tom Yohe -- I'm just a bill / music and lyrics by Dave Frishberg -- Three-ring government / music and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens -- I'm gonna send your vote to college / music and lyrics by George Newall.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Animation by Phil Kimmelman & Associates and Kim & Gifford.
Participant or Performer Note:
Songs performed by Bob Dorough, Jack Sheldon, Sue Manchester, Grady Tate, Lynn Ahrens, Essra Mohawk, Lor Lieberman.
Summary, etc.:
Translates important events in American history and important features of the American political and social system into original rock songs illustrated by cartoons.
Target Audience Note:
Grade level: K-8.
System Details Note:
DVD ; NTSC.
Language Note:
In English with optional subtitles in English for the hearing impaired.
Subject: DVDs.
United States > History > Juvenile films.
United States > History > Songs and music.
United States > Politics and government > Juvenile films.
United States > Politics and government > Songs and music.
Genre: Children's films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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