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The real West [videorecording] / Time Life Video ; NBC News Productions ; written by Philip Reisman, Jr. ; produced & directed by Donald B. Hyatt.

Brokaw, Tom (Added Author). Cooper, Gary, 1901-1961 (Added Author). Hyatt, Donald B. (Added Author). Time-Life Video (Added Author). NBC News (Added Author). Ambrose Video Publishing (Added Author).

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  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at PINES. (Show copies)
  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Chattooga County Library. (Show copies)
  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Summerville Branch.

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Item details

  • Physical Description: 1 videocassette (54 min.) : sd., b&w with col. sequences ; 1/2 in.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Ambrose Video, c1990.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Revised version of a motion picture originally broadcast on NBC on March 29, 1961 as a segment of: Project XX.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Original film: producer and director, Donald B. Hyatt ; writer Philip Reisman Jr ; music, Robert Russell Bennett ; film editor, Silvio DÁlisera. NBC reproduction: executive producer, D. M. Therese Bryne ; director, John Bianco ; written by Gene Farinet.
Participant or Performer:
Host, Tom Brokaw ; narrator, Gary Cooper.
Summary, etc.:
A story of the American West, using vintage photographs and new film. Tells about hardship, hunger, failure, and murder, the wild fun of gold rushes, the cow towns, and the peace officers who were cowards. Describes an army whose task it was to vanquish a people fighting for their homeland and worthless men who have become heroes on television.
System Details:
Subject: Frontier and pioneer life > West (U.S.)
West (U.S.) > History.

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