The Resource Faces of America, with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; Kunhardt McGee Productions, Inkwell Films and Thirteen, (videorecording)

Faces of America, with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; Kunhardt McGee Productions, Inkwell Films and Thirteen, (videorecording)

Label
Faces of America
Title
Faces of America
Statement of responsibility
with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; Kunhardt McGee Productions, Inkwell Films and Thirteen
Contributor
Host
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. turns again to the latest tools of genealogy and genetics to explore the family histories of 12 renowned celebrities including Meryl Streep and Queen Noor. Looking to the wider immigrant experience, Professor Gates follows the threads of his guests' lives back to their origins. Along the way, the many stories he uncovers illuminate the American experience
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
  • 929.20973
  • 929
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In English with optional video description; closed-captioned
LC call number
  • CS47
  • CS71
LC item number
  • .F33 2010
  • .A56 2010
PerformerNote
  • Host, Henry Louis Gates, Jr
  • Elizabeth Alexander, Mario Batali, Stephen Colbert, Louise Erdrich, Malcolm Gladwell, Eva Longoria, Yo-Yo Ma, Mike Nichols, Queen Noor, Dr. Mehmet Oz, Meryl Streep, Kristi Yamaguchi
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gates, Henry Louis
  • Kunhardt Productions
  • Inkwell Films (Firm)
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
  • PBS Home Video
Runtime
240
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Immigrants
  • Genealogy
  • United States
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
Faces of America, with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; Kunhardt McGee Productions, Inkwell Films and Thirteen, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a television program in 2010
  • Described video
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
episode 1. Our American stories / produced and directed by John Maggio ; episode 2. Making America / produced and directed by Leslie Asako Gladjo ; episode 3. Becoming American / produced and directed by Sue Williams ; episode 4. Know thyself / produced and directed by Stephen Ives and Amanda Pollak
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (240 min.)
Isbn
9781608832026
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887012058
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
FOAM601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn516446427
  • (OCoLC)516446427
System details
DVD, NTSC; widescreen presentation; stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Faces of America, with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; Kunhardt McGee Productions, Inkwell Films and Thirteen, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a television program in 2010
  • Described video
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
episode 1. Our American stories / produced and directed by John Maggio ; episode 2. Making America / produced and directed by Leslie Asako Gladjo ; episode 3. Becoming American / produced and directed by Sue Williams ; episode 4. Know thyself / produced and directed by Stephen Ives and Amanda Pollak
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (240 min.)
Isbn
9781608832026
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887012058
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
FOAM601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn516446427
  • (OCoLC)516446427
System details
DVD, NTSC; widescreen presentation; stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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