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The Resource American experience, Walt Whitman, PBS ; written and directed by Mark Zwonitzer ; produced and co-directed by Jamila Wignot ; producer, Patrick Long ; executive producer, Mark Samels ; a Patrick Long Productions film in association with HiddenHill Productions for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation

American experience, Walt Whitman, PBS ; written and directed by Mark Zwonitzer ; produced and co-directed by Jamila Wignot ; producer, Patrick Long ; executive producer, Mark Samels ; a Patrick Long Productions film in association with HiddenHill Productions for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation

Label
American experience, Walt Whitman
Title
American experience
Title part
Walt Whitman
Statement of responsibility
PBS ; written and directed by Mark Zwonitzer ; produced and co-directed by Jamila Wignot ; producer, Patrick Long ; executive producer, Mark Samels ; a Patrick Long Productions film in association with HiddenHill Productions for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation
Title variation
Walt Whitman
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Art director
Cinematographer
Costume designer
Director
Film editor
Narrator
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
One of the most-recognized figures in American literary history: poet, patriot, and faithful advocate of democracy. But in his own time, critics denounced Walt Whitman as a "lunatic raving in pitiable delirium". This "American experience" production tells Whitman's life story, from his working class childhood in Long Island to his years as a newspaper reporter in Brooklyn when he struggled to support his impoverished family, then to his reckless pursuit of the attention and affection he craved for his work, to his death in 1892 at the age of 72
Member of
Cataloging source
NDD
Characteristic
videorecording
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  • American experience (Television program)
  • American experience (Television program)
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Credits note
Edited by Penny Elliott Hays ; director of photography, Michael Chin ; music by Joel Goodman ; art director, Jasmine Ballou ; costume designer, Heather Dunbar
Dewey number
  • 811/.3
  • B
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PS3231
LC item number
.W323 2008
PerformerNote
Voice of Walt Whitman, Chris Cooper ; narrator, J.K. Simmons
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1951-
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  • Zwonitzer, Mark
  • Wignot, Jamila
  • Long, Patrick
  • Samels, Mark
  • Cooper, Chris
  • Simmons, J. K.
  • Hays, Penny Elliott
  • Chin, Michael
  • Goodman, Joel
  • Ballou, Jasmine
  • Dunbar, Heather
  • Patrick Long Productions (Firm)
  • Hidden Hill Productions
  • WGBH Educational Foundation
  • PBS Home Video
Runtime
120
Series statement
American experience Television program
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  • Whitman, Walt
  • Poets, American
  • Documentary television programs
  • Whitman, Walt
  • Documentary television programs
  • Poets, American
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
American experience, Walt Whitman, PBS ; written and directed by Mark Zwonitzer ; produced and co-directed by Jamila Wignot ; producer, Patrick Long ; executive producer, Mark Samels ; a Patrick Long Productions film in association with HiddenHill Productions for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Broadcast as an episode of the PBS television program American experience
  • Special feature: Teacher's guide PDF (DVD-ROM)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Center of everything -- Captured by the city -- Slavery and the coming crisis -- Leaves of grass -- Desperate to connect -- A call for affection -- The Civil War -- Drum taps -- His life's work
Control code
ocn228416366
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.)
Isbn
9780793694365
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887009379
Other physical details
sound, black and white & color
Publisher number
AMX62008
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Region 1; widescreen; optional 5.1 surround sound
Video recording format
DVD
Label
American experience, Walt Whitman, PBS ; written and directed by Mark Zwonitzer ; produced and co-directed by Jamila Wignot ; producer, Patrick Long ; executive producer, Mark Samels ; a Patrick Long Productions film in association with HiddenHill Productions for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation
Publication
Note
  • Broadcast as an episode of the PBS television program American experience
  • Special feature: Teacher's guide PDF (DVD-ROM)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Center of everything -- Captured by the city -- Slavery and the coming crisis -- Leaves of grass -- Desperate to connect -- A call for affection -- The Civil War -- Drum taps -- His life's work
Control code
ocn228416366
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.)
Isbn
9780793694365
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887009379
Other physical details
sound, black and white & color
Publisher number
AMX62008
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Region 1; widescreen; optional 5.1 surround sound
Video recording format
DVD

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