Frederick Law Olmsted : designing America / a producution of WNED-TV Buffalo/Toronto and Florentine Films/Hott Productions Inc. ; a film by Lawrence Hott and Diane Garey ; written by Ken Chowder
DVD | PBS | 2014 | Wide screen.

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Edition
Wide screen.
Description
1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical rda
video file DVD video rda
Language
In English; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Note
Title from container.
Performer
Narrator, Stockard Channing ; voice of Olmsted, Campbell Scott.
Credits
Cinematography, Stephen McCarthy [and 5 others] ; music, Judy Hyman.
Note
Originally broadcast in 2014 on PBS.
System Details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; wide screen presentation; stereo.
Summary
A biography of the man who made public parks an essential part of American life. He made enormous contributions to the American landscape, believing a park was both a work of art and a necessity for urban life. Olmsted's efforts to preserve nature created an "environmental ethic" decades before the environmental movement became a force in American politics.
Note
Special feature: Olmsted's enduring legacy featurette.
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ISBN
9781627890458
1627890459
Standard No.
841887021524
Music No.
FLAO601 PBS
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