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The Resource Mark Twain, [Part 2], a Florentine Films production ; directed by Ken Burns ; written by Dayton Duncan & Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Dayton Duncan & Ken Burns ; produced in association with WETA Washington, D.C, (evideo)

Mark Twain, [Part 2], a Florentine Films production ; directed by Ken Burns ; written by Dayton Duncan & Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Dayton Duncan & Ken Burns ; produced in association with WETA Washington, D.C, (evideo)

Label
Mark Twain, [Part 2]
Title
Mark Twain
Title number
[Part 2]
Statement of responsibility
a Florentine Films production ; directed by Ken Burns ; written by Dayton Duncan & Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Dayton Duncan & Ken Burns ; produced in association with WETA Washington, D.C
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Follows Clemens from his 50th birthday to his death at age 75, including material probably less well-known - but equally illuminating - about Twain's life: his lavish lifestyle in Hartford, where he tried to provide his wife and daughters with everything that had been missing from his own upbringing; his financial assistance to a young African-American law student at Yale; and his compulsive speculation in stocks and inventions that ultimately lead to bankruptcy, humiliation, and self-imposed exile in Europe
Cataloging source
VMC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore, Ken Burns ; edited by Erik W. Ewers & Craig Mellish
PerformerNote
Narrator: Keith David ; voice of Mark Twain: Kevin Conway
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, Ken
  • David, Keith
  • Duncan, Dayton
  • Ward, Geoffrey C
  • Florentine Films
  • NC Live digital media collection
  • PBS Video
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
Runtime
104
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Twain, Mark
  • Authors, American
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
Mark Twain, [Part 2], a Florentine Films production ; directed by Ken Burns ; written by Dayton Duncan & Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Dayton Duncan & Ken Burns ; produced in association with WETA Washington, D.C, (evideo)
Link
http://media.nclive.org/play_video.php?vid=146
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast in 2001
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (104 min.)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content licensed from PBS Video
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, MP4 file, sd., col. with b&w.
Publisher number
pbs_mkw000-2
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • ocn123355240
  • (OCoLC)123355240
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • Online video system requirements: Flash 9.0 (or higher)
Video recording format
other
Label
Mark Twain, [Part 2], a Florentine Films production ; directed by Ken Burns ; written by Dayton Duncan & Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Dayton Duncan & Ken Burns ; produced in association with WETA Washington, D.C, (evideo)
Link
http://media.nclive.org/play_video.php?vid=146
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast in 2001
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (104 min.)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content licensed from PBS Video
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, MP4 file, sd., col. with b&w.
Publisher number
pbs_mkw000-2
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • ocn123355240
  • (OCoLC)123355240
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • Online video system requirements: Flash 9.0 (or higher)
Video recording format
other

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