The Resource Panama Canal, American Experience Films presents ; an Insignia Films production for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; WGBH ; directed by Stephen Ives ; produced by Amanda Pollak ; written by Michelle Ferrari, (videorecording)

Panama Canal, American Experience Films presents ; an Insignia Films production for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; WGBH ; directed by Stephen Ives ; produced by Amanda Pollak ; written by Michelle Ferrari, (videorecording)

Label
Panama Canal
Title
Panama Canal
Statement of responsibility
American Experience Films presents ; an Insignia Films production for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; WGBH ; directed by Stephen Ives ; produced by Amanda Pollak ; written by Michelle Ferrari
Title variation
Gateway to the American century
Contributor
Screenwriter
Composer
Director
Narrator
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On August 15th, 1914, the Panama Canal opened, connecting the world's two largest oceans and signaling America's emergence as a global superpower. This film, using an extraordinary archive of photographs and footage, interviews with canal workers, and firsthand accounts of life in the Canal Zone, unravels the remarkable story of one of the world's most significant technological achievements
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Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Andrew Young ; editor, George O'Donnell ; music, Peter Rundquist
Date time place
Originally broadcast as an episode of the PBS television program American experience on January 24, 2011
Dewey number
972.87
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
F1569.C2
LC item number
P36 2011
PerformerNote
Narrator, Michael Murphy
Runtime
90
Technique
live action
Panama Canal, American Experience Films presents ; an Insignia Films production for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; WGBH ; directed by Stephen Ives ; produced by Amanda Pollak ; written by Michelle Ferrari, (videorecording)
Label
Panama Canal, American Experience Films presents ; an Insignia Films production for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; WGBH ; directed by Stephen Ives ; produced by Amanda Pollak ; written by Michelle Ferrari, (videorecording)
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Documentary
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Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Wonder of the modern world -- The Republic of Panama -- Challenges breaking ground -- John Stevens -- Recruiting workers -- Mosquito eradication -- Roosevelt visits Panama -- The Culebra cut -- Finishing the canal -- Credits
Control code
ocn690030693
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
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other
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Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.)
Isbn
9781608833948
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887013970
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
AMX62302
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)690030693
System details
DVD; region 1; NTSC; widescreen; 5.1 surround sound
Video recording format
DVD

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