The Resource The Adams chronicles, Educational Broadcasting Corporation ; Thirteen/WNET New York ; created by series producer, Virginia Kassel, (DVD videorecording)

The Adams chronicles, Educational Broadcasting Corporation ; Thirteen/WNET New York ; created by series producer, Virginia Kassel, (DVD videorecording)

Label
The Adams chronicles
Title
The Adams chronicles
Statement of responsibility
Educational Broadcasting Corporation ; Thirteen/WNET New York ; created by series producer, Virginia Kassel
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Television mini-series that dramatizes four generations of Adamses and 150 years of American history from the birth of the Revolution through the Gilded Age. Meet John Adams, a passionate revolutionary and second president; John Quincy Adams, proud son of a famous father and sixth president; Charles Francis Adams, skillful minister to Great Britain during the Civil War; historian Henry Adams; and railroad magnate Charles Francis Adams, Jr. Going beyond politics, this mini-series portrays these men as husbands, fathers, brothers, sons, as well as leaders
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Original music, John Morris
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
George Grizzard, Kathryn Walker, William Daniels, David Birney, John Beal, Peter Brandon, Charles Siebert, Nancy Marchand
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1927-
  • 1939-
  • 1909-1997
  • 1926-1983
  • 1938-
  • 1928-2000
  • 1919-1997
  • 1931-
  • 1916-1999
  • 1921-
  • 1936-1990
  • 1935-
  • 1914-1979
  • 1900-1975
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kassel, Virginia
  • Grizzard, George
  • Walker, Kathryn
  • Daniels, William
  • Birney, David
  • Beal, John
  • Brandon, Peter
  • Siebert, Charles
  • Marchand, Nancy
  • Venza, Jac
  • Bogart, Paul
  • Costello, Robert
  • Yellen, Sherman
  • Lampell, Millard
  • Jones, James Cellan
  • Bailey, Anne Howard
  • Jacker, Corinne
  • Reisman, Philip H.
  • Hall, Sam
  • Davis, Barry
  • Page, Anthony
  • Coe, Fred
  • Hunter, Ian
  • Mosel, Tad
  • Hirson, Roger O
  • Educational Broadcasting Corporation
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
  • Acorn Media (Firm)
Runtime
780
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Adams family
  • United States
  • Presidents
  • Adams, John
  • Adams, John Quincy
  • Adams, Charles Francis
  • Adams, Henry
  • Adams, Charles Francis
  • DVDs
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The Adams chronicles, Educational Broadcasting Corporation ; Thirteen/WNET New York ; created by series producer, Virginia Kassel, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Distribution
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the family's personal diaries and correspondences
  • Originally broadcast on television in 1976
  • Contains all 13 episodes of the television mini-series
  • Special features: A 12-page program guide featuring articles by C. James Taylor, editor in chief of the Adams Papers, and Neil Horstman, president of the White House Historical Association
  • For specific features see interactive menu
Accompanying material
1 program guide (12 pages)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Volume 1: Chapter I: John Adams, Lawyer ; Chapter II: John Adams, Revolutionary ; Chapter III: John Adams, Diplomat ; Chapter IV: John Adams, Minister to Great Britain (Volume I produced by Jac Venza, Paul Bogart and Robert Costello ; written by Sherman Yellen and Millard Lampell ; directed by Paul Bogart and James Cellan Jones) -- Volume 2: Chapter V: John Adams, Vice President ; Chapter VI: John Adams, President ; Chapter VII: John Quincy Adams, Diplomat (Volume 2 produced by Robert Costello ; written by Anne Howard Bailey, Corinne Jacker, Philip Reisman, Jr., and Sam Hall ; directed by Barry Davis and Anthony Page)
  • Volume 3: Chapter VIII: John Quincy Adams, Secretary of State ; Chapter IX: John Quincy Adams, President ; Chapter X: John Quincy Adams, Congressman (Volume 3 produced by Robert Costello and Fred Coe ; written by Ian Hunter and Tad Mosel ; directed by Bill Glenn and Fred Coe) --Volume 4: Chapter XI: Charles Francis Adams, Minister to Great Britain ; Chapter XII: Henry Adams, Historian ; Chapter XIII: Charles Francis Adams II, Industrialist (Volume 4 produced by James Cellan Jones and Fred Coe ; written by Roger O. Hirson and Sam Hall ; directed by James Cellan Jones and Fred Coe)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (approximately 780 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
054961806393
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
AMP-8063
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)213487446
System details
DVD, full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Adams chronicles, Educational Broadcasting Corporation ; Thirteen/WNET New York ; created by series producer, Virginia Kassel, (DVD videorecording)
Distribution
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the family's personal diaries and correspondences
  • Originally broadcast on television in 1976
  • Contains all 13 episodes of the television mini-series
  • Special features: A 12-page program guide featuring articles by C. James Taylor, editor in chief of the Adams Papers, and Neil Horstman, president of the White House Historical Association
  • For specific features see interactive menu
Accompanying material
1 program guide (12 pages)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Volume 1: Chapter I: John Adams, Lawyer ; Chapter II: John Adams, Revolutionary ; Chapter III: John Adams, Diplomat ; Chapter IV: John Adams, Minister to Great Britain (Volume I produced by Jac Venza, Paul Bogart and Robert Costello ; written by Sherman Yellen and Millard Lampell ; directed by Paul Bogart and James Cellan Jones) -- Volume 2: Chapter V: John Adams, Vice President ; Chapter VI: John Adams, President ; Chapter VII: John Quincy Adams, Diplomat (Volume 2 produced by Robert Costello ; written by Anne Howard Bailey, Corinne Jacker, Philip Reisman, Jr., and Sam Hall ; directed by Barry Davis and Anthony Page)
  • Volume 3: Chapter VIII: John Quincy Adams, Secretary of State ; Chapter IX: John Quincy Adams, President ; Chapter X: John Quincy Adams, Congressman (Volume 3 produced by Robert Costello and Fred Coe ; written by Ian Hunter and Tad Mosel ; directed by Bill Glenn and Fred Coe) --Volume 4: Chapter XI: Charles Francis Adams, Minister to Great Britain ; Chapter XII: Henry Adams, Historian ; Chapter XIII: Charles Francis Adams II, Industrialist (Volume 4 produced by James Cellan Jones and Fred Coe ; written by Roger O. Hirson and Sam Hall ; directed by James Cellan Jones and Fred Coe)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (approximately 780 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
054961806393
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
AMP-8063
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)213487446
System details
DVD, full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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