American Experience: Las Vegas - An Unconventional History

American Experience: Las Vegas - An Unconventional History

Director: Stephen Ives Cast: Michael Murphy

DVD (Wide Screen / Black & White)

Product Details

Release Date: 11/08/2005
UPC: 0841887050777
Original Release: 2005
Rating: NR
Source: Pbs (Direct)
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [B&W, Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time: 3:00:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Making of Las Vegas: An Unconventional History; Let's Face It: A 1950s Federal Civil Defense Administration film on nuclear testing

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Las Vegas
1. Introduction [1:52]
2. Paradise Found [2:06]
3. The Marriage Culture [11:58]
4. The Syndicate Boom [3:18]
5. Fenced In [11:09]
6. Odds Against Kefauver [2:09]
7. In Vegas, But Not of It [4:14]
8. The Atomic City [3:10]
9. Feathers and Rhinestones [6:29]
10. An Adult Playground [3:37]
11. Levels of Sin [11:06]
12. A Color Line [3:14]
13. The Rat Pack [7:57]
14. Credits [5:48]
1. Introduction [1:52]
2. Sweet Centennial [2:16]
3. A Mobster Metropolis [5:17]
4. Transit Town [4:03]
5. The Eccentric Billionaire [8:04]
6. Embracing the Establishment [2:26]
7. Corporate Vegas [11:46]
8. An Identity Crisis [4:09]
9. The Last Resort [4:18]
10. Reinventing Vegas [3:06]
11. Bet on the Future [3:19]
12. Credits [21:35]

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