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The Resource Riding the rails, directed, written & produced by Michael Uys and Lexy Lovell ; The American History Project / Out of the Blue Productions, Inc, (videorecording)

Riding the rails, directed, written & produced by Michael Uys and Lexy Lovell ; The American History Project / Out of the Blue Productions, Inc, (videorecording)

Label
Riding the rails
Title
Riding the rails
Statement of responsibility
directed, written & produced by Michael Uys and Lexy Lovell ; The American History Project / Out of the Blue Productions, Inc
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Tells the story of the 250,000 teenagers who left their homes and hopped freight trains during the Great Depression
  • "Tells the unforgettable story of the 250,000 teenagers who left their homes and hopped freight trains during the Great Depression"--Container
Member of
Additional physical form
An edited version of "Riding the rails" was produced as an episode of the PBS documentary television program American experience in 2003.
Cataloging source
TNH
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
American experience (Television program)
Credits note
Cinematography, Samuel Henriques ; editor, Howard Sharp ; original music, Jay Sherman-Godfrey
Dewey number
385/.0973
Intended audience
Not rated
Intended audience source
WGBH Video
Language note
In English; closed-captioned
LC call number
HC106.3
LC item number
.R5356 2003
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Uys, Michael
  • Lovell, Lexy
  • American History Project
  • Out of the Blue Entertainment (Firm)
  • WGBH Video (Firm)
Runtime
72
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Depressions
  • Teenagers
  • United States
  • United States
  • Railroads
  • Tramps
Technique
live action
Label
Riding the rails, directed, written & produced by Michael Uys and Lexy Lovell ; The American History Project / Out of the Blue Productions, Inc, (videorecording)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a documentary film in 1997
  • Companion to the book: Riding the rails, teenagers on the move during the Great Depression / by Errol Lincoln Uys
  • Special features: interview with Uys & Lovell (5 min.); slide show of Depression-era photos (3 min., 28 images); excerpt from the companion book; weblinks
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Leaving home -- Catching out -- Hard travelin' -- Hitting the stem -- The jungle -- Harvest tramps -- Chicago's World's Fair -- Lonely hobo -- The way out -- Invisible scars -- End of the line
Control code
ocm51844300
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (72 min.)
Isbn
9781578079759
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421366893
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
WG36689
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 299760
  • (OCoLC)51844300
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; Full screen (4 x 3); Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Riding the rails, directed, written & produced by Michael Uys and Lexy Lovell ; The American History Project / Out of the Blue Productions, Inc, (videorecording)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a documentary film in 1997
  • Companion to the book: Riding the rails, teenagers on the move during the Great Depression / by Errol Lincoln Uys
  • Special features: interview with Uys & Lovell (5 min.); slide show of Depression-era photos (3 min., 28 images); excerpt from the companion book; weblinks
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Leaving home -- Catching out -- Hard travelin' -- Hitting the stem -- The jungle -- Harvest tramps -- Chicago's World's Fair -- Lonely hobo -- The way out -- Invisible scars -- End of the line
Control code
ocm51844300
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (72 min.)
Isbn
9781578079759
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421366893
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
WG36689
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 299760
  • (OCoLC)51844300
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; Full screen (4 x 3); Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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