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Steeplechase Films Inc

Overview
Works: 117 works in 277 publications in 1 language and 12,680 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Biographical television programs  Documentary television programs  Television programs  Television adaptations  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: F128.3, 978.02
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Most widely held works by Steeplechase Films Inc
New York a documentary film by Ric Burns ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the history of New York from its founding in 1624 as a Dutch trading post to its continuing pre-eminence in the culture and economy of the world. Later episodes produced in 2001-2003
Ansel Adams a documentary film ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Few American artists have reached a wider audience or enjoyed more widespread popularity in their own lifetime than Ansel Adams. Ansel Adams had a profound impact on how Americans see the majesty or their continent and helped transform how people think and feel about the meaning of the natural world. A visionary photographer, a pioneer in photographic technique and a crusader for the environment, this portrait of Adams portrays the great artist and ardent environmentalist
The way West how the West was lost and won ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the final decades of the American frontier from the time of the Gold Rush until after the last gasp of the Indian wars at Wounded Knee
Andy Warhol a documentary film ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A portrait of the most famous and controversial artist of the second half of the twentieth century. Explores the complete spectrum of Warhol's artistic output, from the late 1940s to his death in 1987
The Donner Party ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the tale of the pioneer group that set out for California in the spring of 1846 and ended in disaster in the snows of the Sierra Nevada Mountains the following winter
Death and the Civil War ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the best-selling book by Drew Gilpin Faust, this film will explore how the American Civil War created a 'republic of suffering' and will chart the far-reaching social, political, and social changes brought about by the pervasive presence and fear of death during the Civil War
Eugene O'Neill a documentary film ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eugene O'Neill was one of the greatest playwrights in American history. Through his experimental and emotionally probing dramas, he addressed the difficulties of human society with a deep psychological complexity
New York. a documentary film ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the history of New York from 1946 to 2003
Into the deep America, whaling & the world ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The history of the American whaling industry, from its 17th-century origins in drift and shore whaling off the coast of New England and Cape Cod, through the golden age of deep ocean whaling, and on to its demise in the decades following the American Civil War
Afternoon of a faun : Tanaquil Le Clercq ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nancy Buirski's documentary on famed prima ballerina Tanaquil Le Clercq, the muse of both George Balanchine (who married her), and Jerome Robbins who created his famous choreographic work, Afternoon of a Faun, for her
New York, a documentary film ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The sixth episode chronicles the dramatic and increasingly fateful events following the crash of 1929--as the greatest depression in American history plunged the city and nation into economic gloom."--Container
New York, a documentary film ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the history of New York from its founding in 1624 as a Dutch trading post through the explosion of economic growth generated by the completion of the Erie Canal in 1825
New York, a documentary film ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the rise of New York from a merchant city to an industrial one. With the explosion of the immigrant population come social problems of every kind and the Civil War brings on civil disturbance in the form of the Draft Riots of 1863
Westward, the course of empire takes its way ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first episode of the series "The way west." Chronicles the colorful and frantic opening decades of expansion, from the 1840's down through the Civil War. The pioneer movement and then the Gold Rush transformed the destiny of the continent and turned the world of Native Americans upside down. The ever-quickening pace of expansion led to a series of bloody confrontations between Native Americans and whites, culminating in the Minnesota Uprising of 1862, and, two years later, the massacre at Sand Creek
New York, a documentary film ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows how New York's industry drew in people from all over the world, and how these immigrants transformed the city physically, culturally and finally politically. Looks also at the construction of the subway system, Penn Station, Grand Central Terminal and the skyscrapers on Wall Street. The episode ends with the tragedy of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire and the reform legislation passed in its aftermath
New York, a documentary film ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles New York City during the period after the Civil War-- "the Gilded Age." The city grows at a staggering rate, takes on challenges such as the building of the Brooklyn Bridge, and sees the rise of Tammany Hall and Boss Tweed. It is also a city of great wealth and great poverty
New York, a documentary film ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the roaring twenties in New York City as it becomes the cultural capital of the world with its hybrid cultural style that mixes high culture and low, black culture and white. This episode concludes with the skyscraper war, the rise & crash of the stock market and the construction of the Empire State Building
New York, 1898-1918 the power and the people ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this episode of New York: A Documentary Film, filmmaker Ric Burns follows the city into the 20th century in the wake of an extraordinary wave of immigration and the birth of the skyscraper. As New York spilled into the new century, the extraordinary interplay of capitalism, democracy and transformation surged to a climax. During a single generation, over 10 million immigrants arrived in New York. The city itself became an even more dramatic lure with the construction of the first subways and skyscrapers. And arising from the plight of New York's most exploited citizens came landmark legislation that would eventually transform the lives of all Americans
New York, 1865-1898 sunshine and shadow ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this episode of New York: A Documentary Film, Ric Burns turns to the period when greed and wealth fueled an expanding metropolis, even as politics and poverty defined it. Now the spotlight shines on the growth, glamour, and grief of New York during America's giddy postwar Gilded Age. Exploring the incomparable wealth of the robber barons and the unabashed corruption of political leaders, such as Tammany Hall boss William M. Tweed, the episode examines the era when the expansion of wealth and poverty--and the schism between them--built to a crescendo. The program ends as the city itself dramatically expands its boundaries, annexing Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island into a single massive metropolis--Greater New York
New York 1825-1865 order and disorder ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This episode of New York: A Documentary Film details New York's enormous growth as a booming commercial center and multi-ethnic port, and the mounting tensions that set the stage for the nation's bloodiest riot. Filmmaker Ric Burns examines how New York City swelled into the nation's greatest industrial metropolis as a massive wave of German and Irish immigration turned the city into one of the world's most complex urban environments, bringing with it a host of new social problems. The program reveals how the city's artists, innovators and leaders, from poet Walt Whitman to Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux (the designers of Central Park) grappled with the city's growing conflicts--which culminated in the catastrophic Civil War Draft Riots of 1863
 
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