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The Resource The Shakers : hands to work, hearts to God, a production of Florentine Films and the Television Laboratory at WNET/Thirteen ; a film by Ken Burns, Amy Stechler Burns ; written by Amy Stechler Burns, Wendy Tilghman, Tom Lewis ; produced by Ken Burns and Amy Stechler Burns, (videorecording)

The Shakers : hands to work, hearts to God, a production of Florentine Films and the Television Laboratory at WNET/Thirteen ; a film by Ken Burns, Amy Stechler Burns ; written by Amy Stechler Burns, Wendy Tilghman, Tom Lewis ; produced by Ken Burns and Amy Stechler Burns, (videorecording)

Label
The Shakers : hands to work, hearts to God
Title
The Shakers
Title remainder
hands to work, hearts to God
Statement of responsibility
a production of Florentine Films and the Television Laboratory at WNET/Thirteen ; a film by Ken Burns, Amy Stechler Burns ; written by Amy Stechler Burns, Wendy Tilghman, Tom Lewis ; produced by Ken Burns and Amy Stechler Burns
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This revealing and poignant film by Ken Burns portrays 200 years of Shaker life in America, guided by the recollections of the three surviving members of the faith, along with a wealth of archival material from over 40 collections. Explore every aspect of this strange and noble sect that produced some of the greatest architecture and furniture in American history
Member of
Cataloging source
TKN
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Ken Burns, Terry Hopkins ; editor, Amy Stechler Burns ; music, John Colby
Date time place
Originally aired on PBS in 1984
Dewey number
289.8
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Narrated by David McCullough
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1953-
  • 1955-
  • 1942-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, Ken
  • Stechler, Amy
  • Tilghman, Wendy
  • Lewis, Tom
  • McCullough, David G
  • Hopkins, Terry
  • Colby, John
  • Florentine Films
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
  • PBS Home Video
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Runtime
58
Series statement
Ken Burns America collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shakers
  • Christian sects
  • Collective settlements
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The Shakers : hands to work, hearts to God, a production of Florentine Films and the Television Laboratory at WNET/Thirteen ; a film by Ken Burns, Amy Stechler Burns ; written by Amy Stechler Burns, Wendy Tilghman, Tom Lewis ; produced by Ken Burns and Amy Stechler Burns, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Special features include: A conversation with Ken Burns ; and, Ken Burns: making history ; includes footage not seen in PBS broadcast
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocn828863113
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 58 min.)
Isbn
9781415702567
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
289.8 SH15 ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; CC ; LAP ; B14MD064.
Other control number
841887051439
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
SHWG601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)828863113
System details
DVD ; Region 1, NTSC ; full screen presentation ; stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Shakers : hands to work, hearts to God, a production of Florentine Films and the Television Laboratory at WNET/Thirteen ; a film by Ken Burns, Amy Stechler Burns ; written by Amy Stechler Burns, Wendy Tilghman, Tom Lewis ; produced by Ken Burns and Amy Stechler Burns, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Special features include: A conversation with Ken Burns ; and, Ken Burns: making history ; includes footage not seen in PBS broadcast
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocn828863113
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 58 min.)
Isbn
9781415702567
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
289.8 SH15 ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; CC ; LAP ; B14MD064.
Other control number
841887051439
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
SHWG601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)828863113
System details
DVD ; Region 1, NTSC ; full screen presentation ; stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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