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People's Century: Great Escape - The Movies Capture Our Hearts

Overview

Part of the People's Century series, Great Escape -- The Movies Capture Our Hearts documents how, starting in the 1920s, film became one of the most important mediums in history. Utilizing archival footage and new materials, the film illuminates such events as the career of Charlie Chaplin, the ascendancy of the Western and the musical, and the use of film as a propaganda tool during WWII. This is a fine, informative film for those with an interest in the subject matter, as well as for teachers who may find it ...
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Overview

Part of the People's Century series, Great Escape -- The Movies Capture Our Hearts documents how, starting in the 1920s, film became one of the most important mediums in history. Utilizing archival footage and new materials, the film illuminates such events as the career of Charlie Chaplin, the ascendancy of the Western and the musical, and the use of film as a propaganda tool during WWII. This is a fine, informative film for those with an interest in the subject matter, as well as for teachers who may find it useful in a classroom setting.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/28/2000
  • UPC: 783421279131
  • Original Release: 1998
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  • Source: Wgbh / Pbs
  • Format: VHS

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
John Forsythe Voice Only
Technical Credits
James A. DeVinney Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Naresh Bedi Cinematographer
James Blasco Sound/Sound Designer
John Cameron Sound/Sound Designer
Zvi Dor-Ner Executive Producer
Boyd Estus Cinematographer
Patrick James Cinematographer
Michael Kirschner Sound/Sound Designer
Ray Loring Score Composer
Peter Pagnamenta Executive Producer
Gerardo Puglia Cinematographer
Charles Scott Editor
Valson Sound/Sound Designer
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