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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 ; produced & directed by Austin Hoyt and Patricia Garcia Rios ; written by 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 ; produced & directed by Austin Hoyt and Patricia Garcia Rios ; written by 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 ; produced & directed by Austin Hoyt and Patricia Garcia Rios ; written by Austin Hoyt
Title variation
City of the century
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"City of the century 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". -- Container. Chicago by 'L" is part travelogue, part history, and part tour of Chicago's neighborhoods by 'L', Chicago's elevated train
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Cataloging source
IAK
Characteristic
videorecording
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American experience (Television program).
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Narrator: David Ogden Stiers
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1944-
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  • Hoyt, Austin
  • Stiers, David Ogden
  • Garcia Rios, Patricia
  • Luchtman, Kelly
  • Baer, Geoffrey
  • Miller, Donald L.
  • WGBH Educational Foundation
  • PBS Home Video
  • WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)
  • Window to the World Communications, Inc
  • Chicago Historical Society
Runtime
345
Series statement
PBS DVD gold
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  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • Chicago Transit Authority
  • Railroads
  • Urban transportation
  • Architecture
  • 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 ; produced & directed by Austin Hoyt and Patricia Garcia Rios ; written by Austin Hoyt, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book City of the Century by Donald L. Miller
  • Directors of photography, Michael Chin, Terry Hopkins ; historian, creative consultant, Donald L. Miller ; music, Michael Bacon ; edited by Bill Lattanzi, Jon Neuburger ... [et al.]
  • 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?
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
Control code
ocm51562903
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (ca. 345 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, Dolby surround stereo, widescreen
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
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 ; produced & directed by Austin Hoyt and Patricia Garcia Rios ; written by Austin Hoyt, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book City of the Century by Donald L. Miller
  • Directors of photography, Michael Chin, Terry Hopkins ; historian, creative consultant, Donald L. Miller ; music, Michael Bacon ; edited by Bill Lattanzi, Jon Neuburger ... [et al.]
  • 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?
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
Control code
ocm51562903
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (ca. 345 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, Dolby surround stereo, widescreen
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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