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The Resource The race underground, a Rossi Films production for American Experience ; American Experience Films ; WGBH ; written, produced and directed by Michael Ross

The race underground, a Rossi Films production for American Experience ; American Experience Films ; WGBH ; written, produced and directed by Michael Ross

Label
The race underground
Title
The race underground
Statement of responsibility
a Rossi Films production for American Experience ; American Experience Films ; WGBH ; written, produced and directed by Michael Ross
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Composer
Film distributor
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Publisher
Screenwriter
Television director
Television producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In the late 19th century, as America2s teeming cities grew increasingly congested, the time had come to replace the nostalgic horse-drawn trolleys with a faster, cleaner, safer, and more efficient form of transportation. Ultimately, it was Boston, a city of so many firsts that overcame a litany of engineering challenges, the greed-driven interests of businessmen, and the great fears of its citizenry to construct America's first subway
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Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
American experience (Television program)
Credits note
Original music, Gary Lionelli
Dewey number
388.4/20974446109034
Language note
In English with optional English subtitles
LC call number
HE4491.B782
LC item number
R33 2017
PerformerNote
Narrator, Michael Murphy
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1976-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Most, Doug
  • Rossi, Michael
  • Lionelli, Gary
  • Rossi Films
  • American Experience Films
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
Runtime
60
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  • Subways
  • Boston (Mass.)
  • Whitney, Henry Melville
  • Whitney, William C.
  • Sprague, Frank J.
  • Subways
  • Subways
  • Urban transportation
  • Competition
  • Whitney, Henry Melville
  • Whitney, William C.
  • Competition
  • Subways
  • Subways
  • Urban transportation
  • Massachusetts
  • Sprague, Frank J.
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
The race underground, a Rossi Films production for American Experience ; American Experience Films ; WGBH ; written, produced and directed by Michael Ross
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Documentary
  • Title from container
  • "Subtitles are a function of the disc and serve the same purpose as closed captions"--Container
  • "Based in part on the book The race underground : Boston, New York, and the incredible rivalry that built America's first subway by Doug Most."
  • Program content: ©2017
  • Originally produced as an episode of the television series: American experience
  • 16x9 wide screen
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn968746221
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (60 min.)
Isbn
9781531700171
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887031714
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
AMX62903
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The race underground, a Rossi Films production for American Experience ; American Experience Films ; WGBH ; written, produced and directed by Michael Ross
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Documentary
  • Title from container
  • "Subtitles are a function of the disc and serve the same purpose as closed captions"--Container
  • "Based in part on the book The race underground : Boston, New York, and the incredible rivalry that built America's first subway by Doug Most."
  • Program content: ©2017
  • Originally produced as an episode of the television series: American experience
  • 16x9 wide screen
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn968746221
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (60 min.)
Isbn
9781531700171
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887031714
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
AMX62903
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
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