The Resource The Adams chronicles, Educational Broadcasting Corporation ; thirteen/WNET New York ; created by series producer, Virginai Kassel

The Adams chronicles, Educational Broadcasting Corporation ; thirteen/WNET New York ; created by series producer, Virginai Kassel

Label
The Adams chronicles
Title
The Adams chronicles
Statement of responsibility
Educational Broadcasting Corporation ; thirteen/WNET New York ; created by series producer, Virginai 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
Member of
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Original music, John Morris
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed captioned
PerformerNote
George Grizzard, Kathryn Walker, William Daniels, David Birney, John Beal, Peter Brandon, Charles Siebert, Nancy Marchand
Runtime
780
Technique
live action
Label
The Adams chronicles, Educational Broadcasting Corporation ; thirteen/WNET New York ; created by series producer, Virginai Kassel
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the family's personal diaries and correspondences
  • Contains all 13 episodes of the mini-series
  • Originally broadcast on television in 1976
  • Special features: guide features articles by C. James Taylor, editor in chief of the Adams Papers, and Neil Horstman, president of the White House Historical Association
  • Title from container
Accompanying material
1 program guide (12 p.).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Vol. 1: Chapter I: John Adams, Lawyer ; Chapter II: John Adams, Revolutionary ; ChapterIII: 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) -- Vol. 2: Chapter V: John Adams, Vice President ; Chapter VI: John Adams, President ; Chapter VII: John Quincy Adams, Diplomat (Vol. 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)
  • Vol. 3: Chapter VIII: John Quincy Adams, Secretary of State ; Chapter IX: John Quincy Adams, President ; Chapter X: John Quincy Adams, Congressman (Vol. 3 produced by Robert Costello and Fred Coe ; written by Ian Hunter and Tad Mosel ; directed by Bill Glenn and Fred Coe) 00 Vol. 4: Chapter XI: Charles Francis Adams, Minister to Great Britain ; Chapter XII: Henry Adams, Historian ; Chapter XIII: Charles Franicis Adams II, Industrialist (Vol. 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 (ca. 780 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
054961806393
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
AMP-8063
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocn213487446
System details
DVD, full screen presentation ; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Adams chronicles, Educational Broadcasting Corporation ; thirteen/WNET New York ; created by series producer, Virginai Kassel
Publication
Note
  • Based on the family's personal diaries and correspondences
  • Contains all 13 episodes of the mini-series
  • Originally broadcast on television in 1976
  • Special features: guide features articles by C. James Taylor, editor in chief of the Adams Papers, and Neil Horstman, president of the White House Historical Association
  • Title from container
Accompanying material
1 program guide (12 p.).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Vol. 1: Chapter I: John Adams, Lawyer ; Chapter II: John Adams, Revolutionary ; ChapterIII: 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) -- Vol. 2: Chapter V: John Adams, Vice President ; Chapter VI: John Adams, President ; Chapter VII: John Quincy Adams, Diplomat (Vol. 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)
  • Vol. 3: Chapter VIII: John Quincy Adams, Secretary of State ; Chapter IX: John Quincy Adams, President ; Chapter X: John Quincy Adams, Congressman (Vol. 3 produced by Robert Costello and Fred Coe ; written by Ian Hunter and Tad Mosel ; directed by Bill Glenn and Fred Coe) 00 Vol. 4: Chapter XI: Charles Francis Adams, Minister to Great Britain ; Chapter XII: Henry Adams, Historian ; Chapter XIII: Charles Franicis Adams II, Industrialist (Vol. 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 (ca. 780 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
054961806393
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
AMP-8063
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocn213487446
System details
DVD, full screen presentation ; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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