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Title Riding the rails [videorecording] / WGBH Boston Video presents an Out of the Blue production ; a film by Michael Uys and Lexy Lovell ; produced, directed and written by Michael Uys and Lexy Lovell.

Imprint [Boston, Mass.] : WGBH Boston Video, 2003, c1997.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS AV Material  DVD 305.5 Riding    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (72 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image rdacontent
video rdamedia
videodisc rdacarrier
Series American experience
American experience.
Note DVD features: Interview with the filmmakers ; slide show featuring Depression-era photos.
An edited version of "Riding the rails" was broadcast on the PBS television program American experience.
Credits Director of photography, Samuel Henriques ; music by Jimmie Rodgers, Doc Watson, Woody Guthrie, Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry, Elizabeth Cotten ; editor, Howard Sharp ; Original music by Jay Sherman-Godfrey.
Summary SUMMARY: Tells the story of the 250,000 teenagers who left their homes and hopped freight trains during the Great Depression.
System Details DVD format.
Language Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Subject Railroad trains.
Depressions -- 1929 -- United States.
Railroads -- United States -- History.
Tramps -- United States -- History.
Historical films.
Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945.
Added Author Uys, Michael.
Lovell, Lexy.
WGBH Video (Firm)
Out of the Blue Productions.
Added Title American experience (Television program)
ISBN 1578079756 : $19.95
Music No. WG36689 WGBH Boston Video

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