Ken Burns' America: The Statue of Liberty

Overview

This disc contains a film about the Statue of Liberty from master documentarian Ken Burns. The DVD offers a standard full-frame transfer that preserves the original aspect ratio of 1.33:1. The English soundtrack is solid. There are no supplemental materials of any consequence, but those with an interest in the subject matter should find this of interest. Teachers may also find this disc useful in a classroom setting.
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Overview

This disc contains a film about the Statue of Liberty from master documentarian Ken Burns. The DVD offers a standard full-frame transfer that preserves the original aspect ratio of 1.33:1. The English soundtrack is solid. There are no supplemental materials of any consequence, but those with an interest in the subject matter should find this of interest. Teachers may also find this disc useful in a classroom setting.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; Ken Burns: Making History - Go behind the scenes for an unprecedented look at the filmmaker at work, gathering history, making history; A conversation with Ken Burns - See what inspires Ken Burns to think beyond what history books dictate to create gripping and compelling films
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/28/2004
  • UPC: 841887051408
  • Original Release: 1985
  • Rating:

  • Source: Pbs (Direct)
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Pan & Scan
  • Time: 60:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 41,352

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jeremy Irons Voice Only
Derek Jacobi
David McCullough Narrator
James Baldwin Commentary
Technical Credits
Ken Burns Director, Cinematographer, Producer
Paul Barnes Editor
Buddy Squires Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Ken Burns America Collection: Statue of Liberty
1. Introduction [4:55]
2. The Idea Takes Shape [3:48]
3. The Statue's Forebears [1:19]
4. The Site for the Statue [1:18]
5. Funding the Statue [:38]
6. The Statue's Design [1:45]
7. Building the Statue [2:06]
8. Displaying the Arm and Torch [1:58]
9. Eiffel Plans the Inner Structure [3:24]
10. Planning the Base in America [:53]
11. Shipping the Statue to America [1:23]
12. Raising the Money [2:27]
13. Erecting the Statue in America [:50]
14. The Statue Unveiled - October 28, 1886 [2:26]
15. The Promise of the Statue [3:36]
16. The Statue As a Symbol [2:45]
17. Immigrants Describe Coming to America [4:50]
18. The Statue As Propaganda [3:28]
19. The Statue of Liberty and the Meaning of Freedom [5:31]
20. The Threat to Liberty [5:51]
21. The Statut's Birthday [2:52]
22. Credits [2:00]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Ken Burns America Collection: Statue of Liberty
   Play Program
   Scene Selection
   Special Features
      Ken Burns: Making History
      A Conversation With Ken Burns
   PBS Online
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