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The Resource The rise & fall of Penn Station

The rise & fall of Penn Station

Label
The rise & fall of Penn Station
Title
The rise & fall of Penn Station
Title variation
Rise and fall of Penn Station
Contributor
Broadcaster
Film distributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In 1910, the Pennsylvania Railroad, led by the company's president, Alexander Cassatt, successfully accomplished the enormous engineering feat of building tunnels under New York City's Hudson and East Rivers, connecting the railroad to New York and eventually, via the Hell Gate Bridge, to New England, knitting together the entire eastern half of the United States. But just fifty-three years after the station'sopening, the unthinkable happened
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Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
A Film Posse production for American Experience ; produced by Randall MacLowry & Michael Rossi ; edited by Sabrina Zanella-Foresi ; directed and written by Randall MacLowry ; original music, John Kusiak & P. Andrew Willis ; cinematography, Stephen McCarthy & Jason Longo
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Narrator, Michael Murphy
Runtime
60
Technique
live action
Label
The rise & fall of Penn Station
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Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally broadcast on the PBS Network
  • Special features: Enginerring map of America
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
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
866951033
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 DVD, NTSC (approximately 60 min.)
Isbn
9781608830503
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887020527
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
RIPS601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)866951033
System details
DVD; 5.1 surround; region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The rise & fall of Penn Station
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally broadcast on the PBS Network
  • Special features: Enginerring map of America
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
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
866951033
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 DVD, NTSC (approximately 60 min.)
Isbn
9781608830503
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887020527
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
RIPS601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)866951033
System details
DVD; 5.1 surround; region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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