Brooklyn Bridge / a film by Ken Burns ; written and edited by Amy Stechler ; produced by Ken Burns, Amy Stechler, Buddy Squires, and Roger Sherman
DVD | PBS Home Video | 2010

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Description
1 videodisc (59 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
Ken Burns America collection
Ken Burns' America collection.
System Details
DVD format. Full screen presentation. Dolby Digital. Stereo.
Language
Closed-captioned.
Note
Produced by Florentine Films and WNET/Thirteen.
Performer
Narrator, David McCullough.
Credits
Cinematography, Ken Burns ; music, Jesse Carr.
Summary
Ken Burns portrays the drama, the struggles and the personal tragedies behind this greatest of all achievements of America's industrial age. It was the largest bridge of its era, marked by enormous construction problems and ingenious solutions.
Contents
John Roebling -- Early bridges -- The Caissons -- Building the towers -- Politics -- Cable making -- Building the roadway -- Opening ceremonies -- The archetypal monument -- A walk across the bridge -- The bridge in popular art and film.
Note
Special features: Ken Burns: making history (8 min.); A conversation with Ken Burns (13 min.).
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ISBN
1415702497
9781415702499
Standard No.
841887051415
Music No.
BRBR601 PBS Home Video
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