Olmsted and America's urban parks

Format: DVD 2012
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies
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CLP - East Liberty AV (DVD) SB470.O5 O46 2012x
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Collection  AV
 
Call Number  (DVD) SB470.O5 O46 2012x
 
 
CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video (DVD) SB470.O5 O46 2012x
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Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video
 
Call Number  (DVD) SB470.O5 O46 2012x
 
 
Cooper-Siegel Community Library Audio Visual DVD OLM
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Summary
Olmsted and America's Urban Parks, narrated by actress Kerry Washington, examines the visionary urban planner and landscape architect's impact on the development of America's first great city parks. Told in large part through Olmsted's own words, this film weaves together his poignant personal story and pioneering vision with contemporary footage of the lasting masterpieces he left behind.
Olmsted and America's Urban Parks, examines the visionary urban planner and landscape architect's impact on the development of America's first great city parks. Told in large part through Olmsted's own words, this film weaves together his poignant personal story and pioneering vision with contemporary footage of the lasting masterpieces he left behind.
Additional Information
Subjects Olmsted, Frederick Law, -- 1822-1903.
Landscape architects -- United States -- Biography.
City planners -- United States -- Biography.
Urban parks -- United States -- History.
Central Park (New York, N.Y.) -- Design and construction.
Biographical films.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher [Alexandria, Va.?] :PBS Distribution,2012
Edition Widescreen.
Contributors Messner, Rebecca, director, screenwriter.
DeGolian, George, director.
White, Michael (Producer), director.
Washington, Kerry, 1977- narrator.
Kline, Kevin, actor.
Goodman, Joel (Joel Scott), composer.
Speedwell Foundation, production company.
PBS Distribution (Firm), publisher.
Participants/Performers Narrator, Kerry Washington ; voice of Frederick Law Olmsted, Kevin Kline.
Other Contributors Editor, Emma Joan Morris ; music, Joel Goodman.
Audience Not rated.
Language English
With optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Notes Title from container.
Program content: c2010.
System Details DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Description 1 videodisc (57 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9781608837694
1608837696
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