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The circus / a Winter Films production for American experience ; WGBH ; written, produced and directed by Sharon Grimberg.

Grimberg, Sharon, (television director,, television producer,, screenwriter.). Murphy, Michael, 1938- (narrator.). Lionelli, Gary, (composer.). Halpern, Nathan, 1978- (composer.). Winter Pink Films, (production company.). WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), (production company.). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), (publisher.). PBS Distribution (Firm), (film distributor.).

Available copies

  • 11 of 11 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 6 of 6 copies available at Bridgeport Public Library.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Black Rock Branch - Bridgeport 791.3 CIRCUS DVD (Text to phone) boxed set 34000149519860 Adult Nonfiction DVD Available -
Burroughs-Saden Main - Bridgeport 791.3 CIRCUS DVD (Text to phone) boxed set 34000081563983 Adult Nonfiction DVD Available -
Burroughs-Saden Main - Bridgeport DVD 791.3 CIRCUS (Text to phone) boxed set 34000149519894 Adult Biography DVD Available -
East Side Branch - Bridgeport DVD 791.3 CIRCUS (Text to phone) boxed set 34000149519886 Adult Biography DVD Available -
North Branch - Bridgeport 791.3 CIRCUS DVD (Text to phone) boxed set 34000081563975 Adult Nonfiction DVD Available -
North Branch - Bridgeport 791.3 CIRCUS DVD (Text to phone) boxed set 34000149519878 Adult Nonfiction DVD Available -

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Content descriptions

General Note:
Documentary.
"Subtitles are a function of the disc and serve the same purpose as closed captions."
Title from container.
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television series: American experience.
Program content: ©2018.
TV Parental Guidelines rating: TV-PG (parental guidance suggested; this program contains material that parents may find unsuitable for younger children).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Composers of original music, Gary Lionelli, Nathan Halpern.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Michael Murphy.
Summary, etc.:
A four-hour mini-series that tells the story of one of the most popular and influential forms of entertainment in American history. Drawing upon a vast and rich visual archive, the film follows the rise and fall of the gigantic, traveling tented railroad circus, recounting the era when Circus Day could shut down a town, and circus stars were among the most famous people in the country.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
In English with optional English subtitles.
Subject: Circus > United States > History.
Documentary.
Television Series.
Genre: Documentary television programs.
Historical television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
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