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Las Vegas [videorecording]: An Unconventional History

directed by Stephen Ives ; written by Michelle Ferrari ; produced by Amanda Pollak & Stephen Ives ; an Insignia Films production for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation and Goodhue Pictures, Inc
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
Trace the city's development from its humble beginnings as a remote frontier way station to its mid-century florescence as the gangster metropolis known as 'Sin City' to its recent renaissance as the fastest growing city in the United States.
Director
Stephen Ives
Performers
Narrated by Michael Murphy.
Release Date
2005
Run Time
180 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
"Not rated"
Notes
  • Videodisc release of a 2005 production.
  • Special features: Making-of 'Las Vegas: an unconventional history"; "Let's face it" a 1950's federal civil defense administration film of nuclear testing.
Related Title
American experience (Television program)
Edition
Widescreen
Contents
  • Part one. Sin City
  • Part two. American mecca.
ISBN
141571231X
Credits
Cinematography, Buddy Squires, Andrew Young ; edited by Michael Levine & Sari Gilman ; music by Joel Goodman.
Published
[Alexandria, VA?] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, c2005.
Publisher no.
705077 PBS
Description
1 videodisc (180 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital.
Technical Details
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