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The Resource Influenza, 1918, a Robert Kenner Films production for American Experience ; produced and directed by Robert Kenner ; written by Ken Chowder

Influenza, 1918, a Robert Kenner Films production for American Experience ; produced and directed by Robert Kenner ; written by Ken Chowder

Label
Influenza, 1918
Title
Influenza, 1918
Statement of responsibility
a Robert Kenner Films production for American Experience ; produced and directed by Robert Kenner ; written by Ken Chowder
Title variation
Worst epidemic in American history
Contributor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Editor of moving image work
Narrator
Production company
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In the spring of 1918, an army private reported to a hospital in Kansas. He was diagnosed with the flu, an illness that doctors knew little about. By the end of WWI, America was ravaged by a flu epidemic that killed 675,000 people
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
American experience (Television program)
Credits note
Editor, Alison Ellwood; music, Mark Adler; cinematography, Don Lenzer [and others]
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
RC150.5.A2
LC item number
I54 2006
PerformerNote
Narrated by Linda Hunt
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1950-
  • 1945-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kenner, Robert
  • Chowder, Ken
  • Hunt, Linda
  • Ellwood, Alison
  • Adler, Mark
  • Lenzer, Don
  • Robert Kenner Films
  • PBS Home Video
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Runtime
60
Series statement
PBS
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919
  • Influenza
  • Epidemics
  • Epidemics
  • Influenza
  • United States
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Influenza, 1918, a Robert Kenner Films production for American Experience ; produced and directed by Robert Kenner ; written by Ken Chowder
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on the television series American experience in 1998
  • Teacher's guide included on disc as a PDF file or via American experience website
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Sickness at Camp Devens
  • A national epidemic
  • The death toll rises
  • Searching for a cure
  • A forgotten horror
Control code
62560503
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.)
Isbn
9780793691371
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887006385
Other physical details
sound, color & black and white
Publisher number
AMER605
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)62560503
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; full screen presentation; stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Influenza, 1918, a Robert Kenner Films production for American Experience ; produced and directed by Robert Kenner ; written by Ken Chowder
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on the television series American experience in 1998
  • Teacher's guide included on disc as a PDF file or via American experience website
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Sickness at Camp Devens
  • A national epidemic
  • The death toll rises
  • Searching for a cure
  • A forgotten horror
Control code
62560503
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.)
Isbn
9780793691371
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887006385
Other physical details
sound, color & black and white
Publisher number
AMER605
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)62560503
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; full screen presentation; stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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