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The Resource American Experience, The great famine, written & produced by Austin Hoyt ; directed by Austin Hoyt, Aisiyuak Yumagulov ; an Austin Hoyt Productions film for American experience ; WGBH, (videorecording)

American Experience, The great famine, written & produced by Austin Hoyt ; directed by Austin Hoyt, Aisiyuak Yumagulov ; an Austin Hoyt Productions film for American experience ; WGBH, (videorecording)

Label
American Experience, The great famine
Title
American Experience
Title part
The great famine
Statement of responsibility
written & produced by Austin Hoyt ; directed by Austin Hoyt, Aisiyuak Yumagulov ; an Austin Hoyt Productions film for American experience ; WGBH
Title variation
Great famine
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When a devastating famine descended on Soviet Russia in 1921, Americans responded with a massive two-year relief campaign, championed by a new Secretary of Commerce, 'The Great Humanitarian' Herbert Hoover, an operation hailed for its efficiency, grit, and generosity
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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American experience (Television program)
Credits note
Camera, Riyas Ishakov and Stephen McCarthy ; editing, Jon Neuberger ; music, Michael Bacon
Dewey number
947.084/1
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
HC340.12
LC item number
.G74 2011
PerformerNote
Narrator, David Ogden Stiers
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1956-
  • 1948-
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  • Hoyt, Austin
  • Stiers, David Ogden
  • Patenaude, Bertrand M.
  • Yumagulov, Aisiyuak
  • McCarthy, Stephen
  • Bacon, Michael
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
  • Austin Hoyt Productions
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Runtime
60
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  • Soviet Union
  • Food relief, American
  • Hoover, Herbert
Technique
live action
Label
American Experience, The great famine, written & produced by Austin Hoyt ; directed by Austin Hoyt, Aisiyuak Yumagulov ; an Austin Hoyt Productions film for American experience ; WGBH, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book "The big show in Bololand" by Bertrand M. Patenaude
  • Originally broadcast as an episode of the television show American experience on PBS
  • "Soviet Russia was a nation dying for help when America answered the call"--Container
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Russia's plea for help -- American relief arrives -- Enlisting Russia's help -- Railroads delay relief -- Saving a nation
Control code
ocn708661725
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.)
Isbn
9781608833993
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887014021
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
AMX62306
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1361792
  • (OCoLC)708661725
System details
DVD; 5.1 surround; region 1, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
American Experience, The great famine, written & produced by Austin Hoyt ; directed by Austin Hoyt, Aisiyuak Yumagulov ; an Austin Hoyt Productions film for American experience ; WGBH, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book "The big show in Bololand" by Bertrand M. Patenaude
  • Originally broadcast as an episode of the television show American experience on PBS
  • "Soviet Russia was a nation dying for help when America answered the call"--Container
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Russia's plea for help -- American relief arrives -- Enlisting Russia's help -- Railroads delay relief -- Saving a nation
Control code
ocn708661725
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.)
Isbn
9781608833993
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887014021
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
AMX62306
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1361792
  • (OCoLC)708661725
System details
DVD; 5.1 surround; region 1, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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