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Uniform Title American family (Television program). Selections.
Title An American family [videorecording] / produced by Alan Raymond and Susan Raymond ; director, Craig Gilbert.

Imprint [United States] : PBS Distribution, 2011.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 1st Floor DVD Collection  306.85 Am35fa 2011    ---  Available
Edition Anniversary ed.
Description 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, full screen; NTSC, region 1; stereo.
Language Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Note "In 1971, filmmakers chronicled the daily lives of one American family. They made television history"--Container.
Originally produced in 2011.
Summary On January 11, 1973, Americans stepped into the home of the Loud family of Santa Barbara, California. Chronicling the lives of its family members, the series made them household names. During the seven months that they lived in front of the camera, viewers watched dramatic life events unfold, including Pat asking for a separation from her husband Bill, and the bohemian New York lifestyle of their gay son, Lance. This is a 2-hour compilation of the most memorable and compelling moments of the series.
Contents Introduction to the Loud family -- Pat & Lance in New York -- Life in Santa Barbara -- Summer of '71 -- Pat's homecoming -- At El Paseo -- Pat confides -- I'd like to move out -- Back to school -- Lance's homecoming -- Moving on.
Note Special features: 1973 panel discussion with anthropologist Margaret Mead about the significance of An American Family on modern culture; Seven bonus interviews looking back on the program and its impact.
Subject Loud family.
Dysfunctional families -- United States.
Divorce -- United States.
Marriage -- United States.
Young gay men -- New York (State) -- New York -- Conduct of life.
American family (Television program) -- Excerpts.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Reality television programs.
Television programs -- United States.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Raymond, Alan. Producer.
Raymond, Susan. Producer.
Gilbert, Craig. Director.
PBS Distribution (Firm)
ISBN 9781608835096
160883509X
Standard No. 841887015127
Music No. AMEF601 PBS Home Video

 
    
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