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The Resource The orphan trains, Edward Gray Films, Inc. ; WGBH ; produced and directed by Janet Graham, Edward Gray ; written by Edward Gray, (videorecording)

The orphan trains, Edward Gray Films, Inc. ; WGBH ; produced and directed by Janet Graham, Edward Gray ; written by Edward Gray, (videorecording)

Label
The orphan trains
Title
The orphan trains
Statement of responsibility
Edward Gray Films, Inc. ; WGBH ; produced and directed by Janet Graham, Edward Gray ; written by Edward Gray
Creator
Contributor
Director
Host
Narrator
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Examines the efforts of the Children's Aid Society in New York, organized by minister Charles Loring Brace, which from 1853 to 1929 sent over 100,000 unwanted and orphaned children from the city to homes in rural America
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
American experience (Television program).
Credits note
Editors, Josh Waletzky, Kenneth Levis ; music, Michael Bacon ; photographed by Edward Marritz, Gary Steele
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Host, David McCullough; narrator, Stacy Keach
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • McCullough, David G
  • Keach, Stacy
  • Gray, Edward
  • Graham, Janet
  • Edward Gray Films
  • WGBH Educational Foundation
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
  • PBS Home Video
Runtime
60
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children's Aid Society (New York, N.Y.)
  • Brace, Charles Loring
  • Orphan trains
  • Orphans
  • Orphans
  • Street children
  • Adopted children
  • Adoption
Technique
live action
Label
The orphan trains, Edward Gray Films, Inc. ; WGBH ; produced and directed by Janet Graham, Edward Gray ; written by Edward Gray, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as an episode of the television series: American experience in 1995
  • Feature: scene selection
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
Orphans in New York -- An ambitious plan -- Journey to a new life -- The kindness of strangers -- The drifters -- Bad blood -- Success stories -- Mothers and fathers -- The end of orphan trains
Control code
ocm68941085
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.)
Isbn
9780793691500
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887006514
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
AMEX6804
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780793691500
System details
  • DVD; NTSC, region 1; standard format; stereo
  • DVD; NTSC, Region 1; full screen presentation; stereo
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The orphan trains, Edward Gray Films, Inc. ; WGBH ; produced and directed by Janet Graham, Edward Gray ; written by Edward Gray, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as an episode of the television series: American experience in 1995
  • Feature: scene selection
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
Orphans in New York -- An ambitious plan -- Journey to a new life -- The kindness of strangers -- The drifters -- Bad blood -- Success stories -- Mothers and fathers -- The end of orphan trains
Control code
ocm68941085
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.)
Isbn
9780793691500
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887006514
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
AMEX6804
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780793691500
System details
  • DVD; NTSC, region 1; standard format; stereo
  • DVD; NTSC, Region 1; full screen presentation; stereo
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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