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The Resource American experience : America, whaling and the world, Into the deep, American Experience Films presents a Steeplechase Films production ; written and directed by Ric Burns ; produced by Bonnie Lafave, Mary Recine, Robin Espinola, Ric Burns ; series producer, Susan Bellows ; executive producer, Mark Samels ; WGBH Educational Foundation

American experience : America, whaling and the world, Into the deep, American Experience Films presents a Steeplechase Films production ; written and directed by Ric Burns ; produced by Bonnie Lafave, Mary Recine, Robin Espinola, Ric Burns ; series producer, Susan Bellows ; executive producer, Mark Samels ; WGBH Educational Foundation

Label
American experience : America, whaling and the world, Into the deep
Title
American experience
Title remainder
America, whaling and the world
Title part
Into the deep
Statement of responsibility
American Experience Films presents a Steeplechase Films production ; written and directed by Ric Burns ; produced by Bonnie Lafave, Mary Recine, Robin Espinola, Ric Burns ; series producer, Susan Bellows ; executive producer, Mark Samels ; WGBH Educational Foundation
Title variation
  • Into the deep
  • America, whaling & the world
  • America, whaling and the world
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Director of photography
Film distributor
Film editor
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Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The history of the American whaling industry, from its 17th-century origins in drift and shore whaling off the coast of New England and Cape Cod, through the golden age of deep ocean whaling, and on to its demise in the decades following the American Civil War
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Cataloging source
OCP
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videorecording
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American experience (Television program)
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M93caV9x5yo
Credits note
Edited by Li-Shin Yu ; music by Brian Keane ; cinematography by Buddy Squires, Paul Goldsmith
Dewey number
639.28092973
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Optional English SDH for the hearing impaired ; closed-captioned
LC call number
SH383.2
LC item number
.I58 2010
PerformerNote
Narrated by Willem Dafoe ; voices, Robert Sean Leonard, Josh Hamilton, Vincent Kartheiser, Callie Thorne, Philip Bosco
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1969-
  • 1979-
  • 1819-1891
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  • Burns, Ric
  • Lafave, Bonnie
  • Recine, Mary
  • Espinola, Robin
  • Bellows, Susan
  • Samels, Mark
  • Dafoe, Willem
  • Leonard, Robert Sean
  • Hamilton, Josh
  • Kartheiser, Vincent
  • Thorne, Callie
  • Bosco, Philip
  • Yu, Li-Shin
  • Keane, Brian
  • Squires, Buddy
  • Goldsmith, Paul
  • Melville, Herman
  • American Experience Films
  • Steeplechase Films Inc
  • WGBH Educational Foundation
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
Runtime
114
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  • Essex (Whaleship)
  • Melville, Herman
  • Whaling
  • Nantucket (Mass.)
  • Whalers (Persons)
  • Whaling masters
  • Whaling ships
  • Whaling in literature
  • Whaling stations
  • Whalers' writings, American
  • Whale oil
  • Whale oil
  • Whaling
Technique
live action
Label
American experience : America, whaling and the world, Into the deep, American Experience Films presents a Steeplechase Films production ; written and directed by Ric Burns ; produced by Bonnie Lafave, Mary Recine, Robin Espinola, Ric Burns ; series producer, Susan Bellows ; executive producer, Mark Samels ; WGBH Educational Foundation
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Note
  • Originally produced in 2010 as an episode of American experience
  • Special features: Deleted scenes that take a closer look at whales, the history of Nantucket, and the whaling industry (circa 23 minches); Bonus reenactment footage, featuring whaling sea shanties being sung aboard the Charles W. Morgan (circa 15 minutes)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn641540602
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 114 min.)
Isbn
9781608832521
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
AMX62208
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)641540602
System details
DVD-Video; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
American experience : America, whaling and the world, Into the deep, American Experience Films presents a Steeplechase Films production ; written and directed by Ric Burns ; produced by Bonnie Lafave, Mary Recine, Robin Espinola, Ric Burns ; series producer, Susan Bellows ; executive producer, Mark Samels ; WGBH Educational Foundation
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced in 2010 as an episode of American experience
  • Special features: Deleted scenes that take a closer look at whales, the history of Nantucket, and the whaling industry (circa 23 minches); Bonus reenactment footage, featuring whaling sea shanties being sung aboard the Charles W. Morgan (circa 15 minutes)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn641540602
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 114 min.)
Isbn
9781608832521
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
AMX62208
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)641540602
System details
DVD-Video; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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