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The Resource Chicago : city of the century, a co-production of WGBH Boston and WTTW Chicago in association with the Chicago Historical Society for American Experience ; producer/writer/director, Austin Hoyt, (videorecording)

Chicago : city of the century, a co-production of WGBH Boston and WTTW Chicago in association with the Chicago Historical Society for American Experience ; producer/writer/director, Austin Hoyt, (videorecording)

Label
Chicago : city of the century
Title
Chicago
Title remainder
city of the century
Statement of responsibility
a co-production of WGBH Boston and WTTW Chicago in association with the Chicago Historical Society for American Experience ; producer/writer/director, Austin Hoyt
Title variation
City of the century
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tells how in just 60 years Chicago grew from a remote, swampy frontier town into one of the most explosively alive cities in the world
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
IAK
Characteristic
videorecording
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American experience (Television program)
Credits note
Co-producer/co-director, Patricia Garcia Rios ; music, Michael Bacon ; camera, Michael Chin, Terry Hopkins ; creative consultant, Donald L. Miller ; executive producer, Margaret Drain
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impared
PerformerNote
Narrator, David Ogden Stiers
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1944-
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  • Hoyt, Austin
  • Miller, Donald L.
  • Stiers, David Ogden
  • Garcia Rios, Patricia
  • WGBH Educational Foundation
  • PBS Home Video
  • PBS DVD (Firm)
  • WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)
  • Window to the World Communications, Inc
  • Chicago Historical Society
Runtime
270
Series statement
PBS DVD gold
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  • Chicago Transit Authority
  • Railroads, Elevated
  • Urban transportation
  • Architecture
  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • Chicago (Ill.)
Technique
live action
Label
Chicago : city of the century, a co-production of WGBH Boston and WTTW Chicago in association with the Chicago Historical Society for American Experience ; producer/writer/director, Austin Hoyt, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book City of the Century by Donald L. Miller
  • Special features: Bonus video: Chicago by 'L': touring the neighborhoods ; Behind the scenes interviews with producers Austin Hoyt, Patricia Garcia Rios and historian Donald Miller ; Triva questions: Do you know Chicago?
  • Originally produced for broadcast on the television program: American Experience
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Disc 1. Mudhole to metropolis -- Disc 2. The revolution has begun -- Disc 3. Battle for Chicago -- Disc 4. Chicago by 'L': touring the neighborhoods; additional interviews
Control code
ocm51562903
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
4 videodiscs (270 min.)
Isbn
9780780641419
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794054881424
Other physical details
sd., b&w with col.
Publisher number
B8814
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Chicago : city of the century, a co-production of WGBH Boston and WTTW Chicago in association with the Chicago Historical Society for American Experience ; producer/writer/director, Austin Hoyt, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book City of the Century by Donald L. Miller
  • Special features: Bonus video: Chicago by 'L': touring the neighborhoods ; Behind the scenes interviews with producers Austin Hoyt, Patricia Garcia Rios and historian Donald Miller ; Triva questions: Do you know Chicago?
  • Originally produced for broadcast on the television program: American Experience
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Disc 1. Mudhole to metropolis -- Disc 2. The revolution has begun -- Disc 3. Battle for Chicago -- Disc 4. Chicago by 'L': touring the neighborhoods; additional interviews
Control code
ocm51562903
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
4 videodiscs (270 min.)
Isbn
9780780641419
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794054881424
Other physical details
sd., b&w with col.
Publisher number
B8814
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

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