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The frigates / produced and directed by Monte Markham ; producer, Rosanne Ehrlich ; written by Jon Wesslen and Lee Fulkerson ; a Non Fiction Films, Incorporated presentation of a Perpetual Motion Films production for the History Channel ; A and E Television Networks.

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Material Type
DVD
Publication Info.
[New York, NY] : A&E Television Networks : [2002]
Publication Info.
Distributed by New Video, [2002]
Publication Info.
copyright 1996

Details

Description
1 videodisc (circa 50 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
digital video rda
DVD
video file DVD rda
System Details
DVD-R.
Note
"Cat# AAE-74302."
Performer
Narrator: Monte Markham.
Credits
Directors of photography, Michael Crain, John Rosenberg ; editor, Robert Potter ; music composer, Arthur B. Rubenstein.
Note
Originally broadcast as an episode of The Great Ships television series on the History Channel.
Summary
Presents the story of the frigate, the most versatile and arguably the most vital warship in the age of sail. Through the late 18th and early 19th centuries, they prowled the seas, acting as the "eyes of the fleet" for the navies they served. Frigates were the heart of the first American Navy - not from choice, but because the Colonies could afford these small swift ships that could be built in only two months. Traditionally used for dispatches and scouting, the American ships were armed with enough guns to devastate the renowned Royal British Navy. Brings the great engagements of the Revolution to life through period art and accounts and expert commentary. Go aboard the most famous frigate of all - the U.S.S. Constitution.
Subject
Frigates.
Sailing ships.
Genre/Form
Documentary television programs.
Added Author
Markham, Monte.
Ehrlich, Rosanne.
Wesslen, Jon.
Fulkerson, Lee.
Non Fiction Films Inc.
Perpetual Motion Films.
Arts and Entertainment Network.
History Channel (Television network)
New Video Group.
Added Title
Great ships (Television program)
Standard No.
733961743029
Music No.
AAE-74302 A&E Television Networks