John Muir: In the New World

Overview

A profile of Sierra Club founder John Muir (1838 to 1914), who's often called America's first environmentalist. Narrated by Jane Alexander, the documentary features readings from his journals and articles; remarks from environmental historians, scholars, and former Sierra Club president Allison Chin; and includes reenactments that were filmed in Yosemite; the Sierra Nevada; Alaska; Wisconsin; and Alhambra Valley, Cal. ~ Jeff Gemmill
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Overview

A profile of Sierra Club founder John Muir (1838 to 1914), who's often called America's first environmentalist. Narrated by Jane Alexander, the documentary features readings from his journals and articles; remarks from environmental historians, scholars, and former Sierra Club president Allison Chin; and includes reenactments that were filmed in Yosemite; the Sierra Nevada; Alaska; Wisconsin; and Alhambra Valley, Cal. ~ Jeff Gemmill
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/28/2011
  • UPC: 032031468092
  • Original Release: 2011
  • Source: Kultur Video
  • Region Code: 0
  • Time: 1:25:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 53,392

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jane Alexander Voice Only
Joseph Butler Participant
Graeme Malcolm Voice Only
Mary Beth Peil Voice Only, Voice Only
Howard Weamer Participant
Technical Credits
Catherine Tatge Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Steven J. Boyd Executive Producer
Leslie Clark Screenwriter
Leslie Clark Producer
Bob Elfstrom Cinematographer
Peter Evans Executive Producer
Tom Haneke Editor
Dan Kowalski Cinematographer
Susan Lacy Executive Producer
Dominique Lasseur Executive Producer
Garth K. Neustadter Score Composer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- John Muir: In the New World
1. Opening [:10]
2. Introductions [2:08]
3. The Early Years [4:47]
4. Attending the University of Wisconsin [1:51]
5. Factory Work in Indiana [2:50]
6. The 1,000 Mile Walk to the Gulf [6:01]
7. Exploring the Gulf Coast [4:39]
8. West to California [3:59]
9. In the Sierra Nevada & Yosemite Valley [1:13]
10. Meeting With Ralph Waldo Emerson [6:09]
11. Scalling Mount Ritter [2:42]
12. Begining a Career as a Journalist [5:00]
13. On Assignment in Alaska [5:28]
14. Marriage to Louie Strenzel [1:25]
15. Sea Expedition to the Alaskan Coast [1:46]
16. Family and Farm Life [4:06]
17. Century Magazine [1:59]
18. The Destruction of Yosemite [2:06]
19. Giving Voice to Building a National Park System [5:35]
20. Birth of the Sierra Club [3:26]
21. Meeting With President Theodore Roosevelt [4:00]
22. The San Francisco Earthquake [:47]
23. The Hetch Hetchy Valley Battle [7:39]
24. The Last Years [:54]
25. Conclusion [1:10]
26. Credits [2:33]
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