Country music a film by Ken Burns
DVD
2019
2 available of 11 items

Ken Burns chronicles the history of a uniquely American art form, rising from the experiences of remarkable people in distinctive regions of the nation. From its roots in ballads, hymns, and the blues to its mainstream popularity, meet the unforgettable characters and storytellers who made it 'America's Music.' Viewers will follow the evolution of country music over the course of the twentieth century as it eventually emerged to become America's music.

Item Details
Subjects:
Country music -- History and criticism -- 20th century.
Genre:
Documentary television programs.
Historical television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Television mini-series.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other Authors:
Acuff, Roy, on-screen participant.
Autry, Gene, 1907-1998, on-screen participant.
Burns, Ken, 1953- film director, film producer.
Carter Family (Musical group), on-screen participant.
Cash, Johnny, on-screen participant.
Charles, Ray, 1918-2015, on-screen participant.
Cline, Patsy, 1932-1963, on-screen participant.
Coyote, Peter, narrator.
Duncan, Dayton, screenwriter.
Flatt, Lester, on-screen participant.
Monroe, Bill, 1911-1996, on-screen participant.
PBS Distribution (Firm), distributor.
Presley, Elvis, 1935-1977, on-screen participant.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), production company, broadcaster.
Rodgers, Jimmie, 1897-1933, on-screen participant.
Scruggs, Earl, on-screen participant.
Williams, Hank, 1923-1953, on-screen participant.
Wills, Bob, 1905-1975, on-screen participant.
ISBN:
9781531710422
9781531709792
Description:
8 videodiscs (960 minutes) : sound, colour, black & white ; 4 3/4 inches
digital optical surround Dolby Digital 5.1 DVS
video file DVD video region 1
Target Audience Note:
E.
Canadian Home Video Rating: Not rated.
Other Title:
Country music (Television program : 2019) [DVD].
Notes:
Widescreen (16x9).
Title from container.
"Described video (for the visually impaired) is available as a secondary audio track"--Container.
"SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) are a function of the disc and serve the same purpose as closed captions"--Container.
Edited by Erik Ewers, Craig Mellish, Ryan Gifford, Margaret Shepardson-Legere ; cinematography, Buddy Squires.
Narrated by Peter Coyote ; featuring the Carter Family, Jimmie Rodgers, Gene Autry, Bob Wills, Roy Acuff, Bill Monroe, Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs, Hank Williams, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Ray Charles, Patsy Cline, and others.
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1, 2.0 DVS.
For private home use only.
English and Spanish audio with optional English (SDH) and Spanish (SDH) subtitles.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Described video for the blind and visually impaired.
Contents:
Disc 1. Episode one:The Rub (Beginnings-1933).
Disc 2. Episode two: Hard times (1933-1945).
Disc 3. Episode three: The Hillbilly Shakespeare (1945-1953).
Disc 4. Episode four: I can't stop loving you (1953-1963).
Disc 5. Episode five: The sons and daughter of America (1964-1968).
Disc 6. Episode six: Will the circle be unbroken? (1968-1972).
Disc 7. Episode seven: Are you sure Hank done it this way? (1973-1983).
Disc 8. Episode eight: Don't get above your raisin' (1984-1996).
Publisher or Distributor Number:
KBCM600
Link to PAC
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