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The Resource The Johnstown flood, Guggenheim Productions in association with Metaform Incorporated ; a film by Charles Guggenheim, (videorecording)

The Johnstown flood, Guggenheim Productions in association with Metaform Incorporated ; a film by Charles Guggenheim, (videorecording)

Label
The Johnstown flood
Title
The Johnstown flood
Statement of responsibility
Guggenheim Productions in association with Metaform Incorporated ; a film by Charles Guggenheim
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Using archival film and photographs and new cinematography; this film recreates the history of the Johnstown flood which killed 2,200 people in 1889. From the development of the South Fork Hunting & Fishing Club on Lake Conemaugh to the assessment of the dam by members of the club and a concerned citizen of Johnstown to the disaster itself, this expanded version of the film includes the only extant photographs of life at the South Fork Hunting & Fishing Club on Lake Conemaugh during this time
Member of
Awards note
Academy award for Best Documentary Short Film.
Cataloging source
NEO
Characteristic
videorecording
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American experience (Television program)
Credits note
  • Associate producer, Grace Guggenheim ; photography, Erich Holand ; editor, Catherine Shields ; music, Michael Bacon
  • Photography, Erich Roland ; edited by Catherine Shields ; music by Michael Bacon
Date time place
Originally broadcast on the PBS television series The American experience with David McCullough in 1991
Dewey number
974.8/77
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed captioned
LC call number
F159.J7
LC item number
J64 2004
PerformerNote
Narrator, Len Cariou
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Guggenheim, Charles
  • McCullough, David G
  • Roland, Erich
  • Shields, Catherine
  • Cariou, Len
  • Bacon, Michael
  • MetaForm Incorporated
  • Guggenheim Productions, inc
Runtime
26
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Floods
  • Documentary films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Johnstown (Cambria County, Pa.)
  • Nonfiction films
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The Johnstown flood, Guggenheim Productions in association with Metaform Incorporated ; a film by Charles Guggenheim, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Dolby surround stereo
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (26 min.)
Isbn
9781933233017
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
187268000024
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm62170005
  • (OCoLC)62170005
  • 251830
System details
DVD, full screen
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Johnstown flood, Guggenheim Productions in association with Metaform Incorporated ; a film by Charles Guggenheim, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Dolby surround stereo
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (26 min.)
Isbn
9781933233017
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
187268000024
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm62170005
  • (OCoLC)62170005
  • 251830
System details
DVD, full screen
Video recording format
DVD

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