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New York, a documentary film. Episode five, Cosmopolis [videorecording] /
a Steeplechase Films production ; directed by Ric Burns ; produced by Lisa Ades and Ric Burns ; written by Ric Burns and James Sanders ; a Steeplechase Films production for the American Experience in association with WGBH Boston, Thirteen/WNET, and the New-York Historical Society.
imprint
[Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, 2004.
description
1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
[Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, 2004.
publisher #
88581
credits note
Cinematography, Buddy Squires and Allen Moore ; edited by Li-Shin Yu ; narrated by David Ogden Stiers ; music, Brian Keane.
general note
Originally broadcast in 1999 as part of the PBS series the American experience.
abstract
The fifth segment in an 8-part series chronicling the history of New York City from 1609 through 2003. Episode five: Examines the roaring twenties in New York City as it becomes the cultural capital of the world with its hybrid cultural style that mixes high culture and low, black culture and white. This episode concludes with the skyscraper war, the rise & crash of the stock market and the construction of the Empire State Building.
language note
Closed-captioned.
catalogue key
6992379
technical details
DVD.

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