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The Resource The address, a Florentine Films production ; written, produced & directed by Ken Burns ; producer, Christopher Darling ; produced in association with WETA Washington, DC

The address, a Florentine Films production ; written, produced & directed by Ken Burns ; producer, Christopher Darling ; produced in association with WETA Washington, DC

Label
The address
Title
The address
Statement of responsibility
a Florentine Films production ; written, produced & directed by Ken Burns ; producer, Christopher Darling ; produced in association with WETA Washington, DC
Title variation
Ken Burns address
Contributor
Film distributor
Screenwriter
Television director
Television producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"At the tiny Greenwood School in the small New England town of Putney, Vermont, its roughly 50 students, boys from the ages 11 to 17 are asked each year to memorize the Gettysburg Address. This would be a daunting assignment for any student, but the boys at Greenwood all suffer from learning differences that have made their personal, academic and social progress extremely challenging. As the students come to terms with the address's simple message of freedom, equality and democracy, they are seen to grow in self-confidence as they confront past failures and humiliations, ultimately opening the door to what Lincoln himself described as 'a new birth of freedom'. Interweaving the history of this most famous of American speeches with the contemporary journey of the boys at Greenwood, the film reveals the timeless resonance of Lincoln's words, while culminating in the triumph of the human spirit"--Container
Member of
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Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editor, Craig Mellish ; cinematography, Lindsay Taylor Jackson, David Burton Lovejoy ; producer for WETA, Jim Corbley
Intended audience
Rating: TVG
Language note
In English or Spanish; with optional English or Spanish SDH subtitles; optional English descriptive video information
PerformerNote
Narrated by Ethan, Geo, John, Kevin, Ned, Pasha, Thomas
Runtime
90
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The address, a Florentine Films production ; written, produced & directed by Ken Burns ; producer, Christopher Darling ; produced in association with WETA Washington, DC
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast in April 2014
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
870973524
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (90 min.)
Isbn
9781608830831
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887020855
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
ADRE601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)870973524
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The address, a Florentine Films production ; written, produced & directed by Ken Burns ; producer, Christopher Darling ; produced in association with WETA Washington, DC
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast in April 2014
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
870973524
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (90 min.)
Isbn
9781608830831
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887020855
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
ADRE601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)870973524
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen
Video recording format
DVD

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