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Riding the rails [videorecording] / directed, written & produced by Michael Uys and Lexy Lovell ; The American History Project / Out of the Blue Productions, Inc.

Uys, Michael, (producer,, director,, screenwriter.). Lovell, Lexy, (screenwriter,, producer,, director.). American History Project. (Added Author). Out of the Blue Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). WGBH Video (Firm) (Added Author).

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Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Consortium of Ohio Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Galion Library.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Galion Library DVD 385.0973 RIDI (Text) 35920505739142 Adult DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1578079756
  • ISBN: 9781578079759
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (72 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in
  • Publisher: [S. Burlington, Vt.] : WGBH Video, [2005]
  • Note: Originally produced as a documentary film in 1997
  • Note: Companion to the book: Riding the rails, teenagers on the move during the Great Depression / by Errol Lincoln Uys
  • Note: Special features: interview with Uys & Lovell (5 min.); slide show of Depression-era photos (3 min., 28 images); excerpt from the companion book; weblinks
  • Credits: Cinematography, Samuel Henriques ; editor, Howard Sharp ; original music, Jay Sherman-Godfrey
  • Target Audience: Not ratedWGBH Video
  • Note: DVD; NTSC, region 1; Full screen (4 x 3); Dolby digital
  • Language Note: In English; closed-captioned
Subject: Depressions > 1929 > United States.
Teenagers > United States.
Railroads > United States > History.
Tramps > United States > History.
Documentary films.
United States > Economic conditions > 1918-1945.
United States > History > 1919-1933.
Genre: Feature films > United States.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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