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Title The men who built America [videorecording] / created for History by Stephen David Entertainment and Brainstorm Digital ; directed by Patrick Reams ; writers, Stephen David ... [et al.] ; series producers, Keith Palmer, David C. White ; producer, Glenn Allen ... [et al.] ; director, Ruan Magan.

Imprint [New York?] : History ; Santa Monica, Calif. : Distributed by Lionsgate, c2012.

Copies

Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Eureka DVD Collection  DVD1137    ---  Available
 Parsons Non-Fiction  070 M534  Disc 1    ---  Available
 Parsons Non-Fiction  070 M534  Disc 2    ---  Available
 Parsons Non-Fiction  070 M534  Disc 3    ---  Available
Edition Widescreen.
Description 3 videodiscs (approx. 360 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Documentary.
Language In English with optional Spanish subtitles.
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Performer Narrator, Campbell Scott.
Cast Adam Jonas Segaller, Eric Rolland, Michael Chmiel, Justin Mork.
Note Originally broadcast as a mini-series on the History channel in 2012.
System Details DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation; 1.78:1 aspect ratio; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Summary Vanderbilt, Rockefeller, Carnegie, Morgan, Ford, the Men Who Built America. Meet the titans who forged the foundation of modern America and created the American Dream. The mini-series shines a spotlight on the influential builders, dreamers and believers whose feats transformed the United States, a nation decaying from the inside after the Civil War, into the greatest economic and technological superpower the world had ever seen.
Contents Disc 1. A new war begins ; Oil strike ; A rivalry is born ; bonus footage (135 min.) -- disc 2. Blood is spilled ; A new rival emerges ; Owning it all ; Bonus footage (135 min.) -- disc. 3. Taking the White House ; The new machine ; Bonus footage (90 min.).
Subject Ford, Henry, 1863-1947.
Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913.
Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931.
Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943.
Vanderbilt, William H. (William Henry), 1821-1885.
Rockefeller, John D. (John Davison), 1839-1937.
Businesspeople -- United States -- Biography.
Industrialists -- United States -- Biography.
Capitalists and financiers -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
Added Author Reams, Patrick. Director.
David, Stephen. Screenwriter.
Magan, Ruan. Director.
Scott, Campbell, 1961-
Segallar, Adam Jonas. Actor.
Rolland, Eric. Actor.
Chmiel, Michael. Actor.
Mork, Justin. Actor.
Stephen David Entertainment.
Lions Gate Entertainment (Firm)
History (Television network)
Standard No. 031398164128
Music No. 36576 History

 
    
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