Riding the rails / WGBH Boston Video presents an Out of the Blue production ; a film by Michael Uys and Lexy Lovell ; produced, directed and written by Michael Uys and Lexy Lovell.
Tells the story of the 250,000 teenagers who left their homes and hopped freight trains during the Great Depression.
- ISBN: 1578079756 :
- ISBN: 9781578079759
- Physical Description: 1 videodisc (72 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
- Publisher: [Boston, Mass.] : WGBH Boston Video, 2003.
An edited version of "Riding the rails" was broadcast on the PBS television program American experience.
DVD features: interview with the filmmakers; slide show featuring Depression-era photos; excerpt from Riding the rails : teenagers on the move during the Great Depression; web sites of interest.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||
Director of photography, Samuel Henriques ; editor, Howard Sharp ; music, Jimmie Rodgers, Doc Watson, Woody Guthrie, Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry, Elizabeth Cotten ; original music, Jay Sherman-Godfrey.
|Target Audience Note:||
MPAA rating: Not rated.
|System Details Note:||
DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital.
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