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The Resource Grand Central, WGBH Educational Foundation ; a Viewfinder Productions film for American Experience ; written and produced by Michael Epstein

Grand Central, WGBH Educational Foundation ; a Viewfinder Productions film for American Experience ; written and produced by Michael Epstein

Label
Grand Central
Title
Grand Central
Statement of responsibility
WGBH Educational Foundation ; a Viewfinder Productions film for American Experience ; written and produced by Michael Epstein
Contributor
Screenwriter
Narrator
Production personnel
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On February 1, 1913, more than 150,000 people eagerly rushed to Grand Central Terminal to gaze at New York City's newest landmark. The new Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street housed an underground electric train station that would revolutionize the way people traveled and transform midtown Manhattan. By 1947, over sixty-five million people, the equivalent of forty percent of the population of the United States, had traveled through the station
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
American experience (Television program)
Credits note
Director of photography, Michael Chin ; editor, Kris Liem ; music, Joel Goodman ; visual effects director, Tim D'Amico
Dewey number
385.3/14/7471
Intended audience
  • Not rated
  • TV rating: TV-G
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
NA6313.N499
LC item number
G73 2008
PerformerNote
Narrated by Joe Morton
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Epstein, Michael
  • Morton, Joe
  • WGBH Educational Foundation
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • Viewfinder Productions
  • PBS Home Video
Runtime
60
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  • Grand Central Terminal (New York, N.Y.)
  • Grand Central Terminal (New York, N.Y.)
  • Eclecticism in architecture
  • Local transit
  • Television programs
  • Educational television programs
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Grand Central, WGBH Educational Foundation ; a Viewfinder Productions film for American Experience ; written and produced by Michael Epstein
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Special features: Teacher's guide PDF
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.)
Isbn
9780793694211
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887009225
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
AMX62004
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn197040398
  • (OCoLC)197040398
  • (MWT)141647
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Grand Central, WGBH Educational Foundation ; a Viewfinder Productions film for American Experience ; written and produced by Michael Epstein
Publication
Note
Special features: Teacher's guide PDF
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.)
Isbn
9780793694211
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887009225
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
AMX62004
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn197040398
  • (OCoLC)197040398
  • (MWT)141647
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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