Ken Burns' America: The Statue of Liberty

Ken Burns' America: The Statue of Liberty

Ken Burns

DVD (Full Frame)

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This disc contains a film about the Statue of Liberty from master documentarian Ken Burns. The DVD offers a standard full-frame transfer that preserves the original aspect ratio of 1.33:1. The English soundtrack is solid. There are no supplemental materials of any consequence, but those with an interest in the subject matter should find this of interest. Teachers may also find this disc useful in a classroom setting.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/28/2004
UPC: 0841887051408
Original Release: 1985
Rating: NR
Source: Pbs (Direct)
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Full Frame]
Time: 1:00:00
Sales rank: 10,066

Special Features

Closed Caption; Ken Burns: Making History - Go behind the scenes for an unprecedented look at the filmmaker at work, gathering history, making history; A conversation with Ken Burns - See what inspires Ken Burns to think beyond what history books dictate to create gripping and compelling films

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Ken Burns America Collection: Statue of Liberty
1. Introduction [4:55]
2. The Idea Takes Shape [3:48]
3. The Statue's Forebears [1:19]
4. The Site for the Statue [1:18]
5. Funding the Statue [:38]
6. The Statue's Design [1:45]
7. Building the Statue [2:06]
8. Displaying the Arm and Torch [1:58]
9. Eiffel Plans the Inner Structure [3:24]
10. Planning the Base in America [:53]
11. Shipping the Statue to America [1:23]
12. Raising the Money [2:27]
13. Erecting the Statue in America [:50]
14. The Statue Unveiled - October 28, 1886 [2:26]
15. The Promise of the Statue [3:36]
16. The Statue As a Symbol [2:45]
17. Immigrants Describe Coming to America [4:50]
18. The Statue As Propaganda [3:28]
19. The Statue of Liberty and the Meaning of Freedom [5:31]
20. The Threat to Liberty [5:51]
21. The Statut's Birthday [2:52]
22. Credits [2:00]

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