John Muir: In the New World

John Muir: In the New World

Director: Catherine Tatge

Cast: Catherine Tatge, Jane Alexander, Graeme Malcolm, Mary Beth Peil

     
 
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

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

Product Details

Release Date:
06/28/2011
UPC:
0032031468092
Original Release:
2011
Source:
Kultur Video
Region Code:
0
Time:
1:25:00
Sales rank:
40,954

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jane Alexander Narrator
Graeme Malcolm Muir
Mary Beth Peil Mrs. Carr,Louie Strentzel
Joseph Butler Participant
Howard Weamer Participant

Technical Credits
Catherine Tatge Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Steven J. Boyd Executive Producer
Leslie Clark Producer
Leslie Clark Screenwriter
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

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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