The dust bowl / a Florentine Films production ; directed by Ken Burns ; written by Dayton Duncan ; produced by Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns and Julie Dunfey ; produced in association with WETA Washington, DC ; [a film by Ken Burns]

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Subjects: Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939
United States--History--1919-1933
United States--History--1933-1945
United States--Social conditions--1918-1932
United States--Social conditions--1933-1945
Formats: Video Recording, DVD
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English, Spanish (translated from), Spanish, English (translated from)
Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated ; TV-PG
Edition: Widescreen ed
Published: [United States] : PBS Distribution, c2012
LC Classification: F
Additional Authors: Director : Burns, Ken, 1953-
Author of screenplay : Duncan, Dayton
Producer : Dunfey, Julie
Film editor : Mellish, Craig
Film editor : Gifford, Ryan
Cinematographer : Squires, Buddy
McCarthy, Stephen, cinematographer
Narrator : Coyote, Peter
Actor : McCormick, Carolyn
Actor : Clarkson, Patricia
Actor : Madigan, Amy
Actor : Conway, Kevin
Florentine Films
WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
PBS Distribution (Firm)
Notes: ISBN: 9781608837182
ISBN: 1608837181
UPC: 841887017213
Videorecording number: DUSB600
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen
English (5.1 surround) or Spanish (audio 2.0) dialogue with optional English and Spanish SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired); optional video description in English
Narrated by Peter Coyote ; voice overs, Carolyn McCormick, Patricia Clarkson, Amy Madigan, Kevin Conway
Credits: Edited by Craig Mellish and Ryan Gifford ; cinematography, Buddy Squires, Stephen McCarthy
Originally broadcast in 2012 on PBS
MPAA rating: Not rated ; TV-PG
Summary: Ken Burns documents the worst human-made ecological disaster in American history, when a frenzied wheat boom on the southern Plains, followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s, nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation. Vivid interviews, dramatic photographs, and seldom-seen movie footage bring to life incredible stories of human suffering and perseverance. Includes bonus features
Special features: Disc 1. Land of haze : [featurette on Hazel Lucas Shaw of Boise City, Okla.] (15 min.); Dust Bowl stories : [excerpts from interviews with survivors of the Dust Bowl] (31 min.); Uncovering the Dust Bowl (6 min.). -- Disc. 2. Grab a root and growl (12 min.); The Dust Bowl eyewitnesses (7 min.); The Dust Bowl legacy (5 min.)
Contents: Episode 1. The great plow up -- Episode 2. Reaping the whirlwind
Contents: Special features: Disc 1. Land of haze : [featurette on Hazel Lucas Shaw of Boise City, Okla.] (15 min.) -- Dust Bowl stories : [excerpts from interviews with survivors of the Dust Bowl] (31 min.) -- Uncovering the Dust Bowl (6 min.). -- Disc. 2. Grab a root and growl (12 min.) -- The Dust Bowl eyewitnesses (7 min.) -- The Dust Bowl legacy (5 min.)
Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (ca. 4 hrs.) : sd., col., b&w ; 4 3/4 in
OCLC Number: 813442780
ISBN/ISSN: 9781608837182
1608837181
8418870172
DUSB600

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