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The big burn / American Experience films presents ; an Insignia Films production for American Experience ; a production of WGBH Boston ; produced by Amanda Pollak ; written and directed by Stephen Ives.

Contributor(s): Ives, Stephen [screenwriter,, televison director.] | Pollak, Amanda [television producer.] | Platt, Oliver [narrator.] | Young, Andrew, 1960- [director of photography.] | Maoz, Omry [editor of moving image work.] | Rundquist, Peter [composer (expression)] | Insignia Films [production company.] | WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.) [broadcaster.] | PBS Distribution (Firm) [publisher.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS Distribution, [2014]Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.Content type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: video Carrier type: videodiscISBN: 9781627891394; 1627891390; 9786315615320; 6315615325.Related works: Television adaption of (work): Egan, Timothy. Big burn.Subject(s): United States. Forest Service -- History | Egan, Timothy -- Television adaptations | Forest fires -- Montana -- History | Forest fires -- Idaho -- History | Forest conservation -- United States -- History | Films for the hearing impairedGenre/Form: Documentary television programs. | Nonfiction television programs. | Television adaptations. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Television programs -- United States. | Television programs -- United States. | Documentary films. | History. | Nonfiction films.DDC classification: 634.9/618/09786
Production Credits: Director of photography, Andrew Young ; edited by Omry Maoz ; original music by Peter Rundquist.
Narrator, Oliver Platt.Summary: Inspired by Timothy Egan's best-selling book, The Big Burn is the dramatic story of an unimaginable wildfire that swept across the Northern Rockies in the summer of 1910. The fire devoured more than three million acres in 36 hours, confronting the fledgling U.S. Forest Service with a catastrophe that would define the agency and the nation's fire policy for the rest of the 20th century and beyond.
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DVD, widescreen, NTSC region 1; 5.1 surround.

In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).

Narrator, Oliver Platt.

Director of photography, Andrew Young ; edited by Omry Maoz ; original music by Peter Rundquist.

Based in part on the book The big burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the fire that saved America by Timothy Egan.

Originally produced as an episode of the PBS show, American Experience, in 2014.

MPAA rating: TV-PG.

Inspired by Timothy Egan's best-selling book, The Big Burn is the dramatic story of an unimaginable wildfire that swept across the Northern Rockies in the summer of 1910. The fire devoured more than three million acres in 36 hours, confronting the fledgling U.S. Forest Service with a catastrophe that would define the agency and the nation's fire policy for the rest of the 20th century and beyond.

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