SummaryExamines the mystery of the 1932 photograph Lunch a top a skyscraper, featuring eleven men seated on a steel girder high above New York City, inquiring into the identities of the men and the photographer and giving the historical context of the photograph.
ContentsThe 1929 crash
Joe Woolhead on September 11, 2001
The inspiration of Lunch atop a skyscraper
Ric Burns on Lunch atop a skyscraper.
Iron and steel workers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Portraits.
Documentary photography -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
Skyscrapers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Design and construction.
New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1898-1951.
New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
|Publisher|| New York, NY :First Run Features,2013
|Other Titles|| Men at lunch :
Ó Cualáin, Seán,
Ó Cualáin, Eamonn, producer.
Murphy, Niall, scriptwriter.
Flanagan, Fionnula, 1941- narrator.
Quinn, Peter (Peter A.), commentator.
Burns, Ric, commentator.
Rasenberger, Jim, commentator.
Woolhead, Joe, commentator.
Tecce, Maria, commentator.
McGoldrick, Mike, composer.
Sónta Films (Firm), production company.
First-Run Features (Firm), publisher.
Narrator, Fionnula Flanagan ; commentators, Peter Quinn, Ric Burns, Jim Rasenberger, Joe Woolhead, Maria Tecce.
Composer, Mike McGoldrick.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2012.
"Rockefeller Center, New York City, 1932"--Container.
DVD; NTSC, all regions; widescreen presentation.
1 videodisc (75 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.