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The Resource American tall tales, (DVD)

American tall tales, (DVD)

Label
American tall tales
Title
American tall tales
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
John Henry, based on the famous African American folk ballad, this story tells of the legendary contest to the death between a spirited man with a hammer and a steam drill to build a tunnel through the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia. Swamp Angel, an original tall tale about Angelica Longrider, better known as Swamp Angel, the greatest woodswoman in Tennessee history. When a huge bear, Thundering Tarnation, can't control his bottomless appetite for settlers' grub, she musters up all her strength of body and heart to tackle him
Member of
Cataloging source
DPL
Characteristic
videorecording
PerformerNote
Narrated by Samuel L. Jackson ; Allison Moorer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lester, Julius
  • Pinkney, Jerry
  • Jackson, Samuel L
  • Isaacs, Anne
  • Zelinsky, Paul O
Runtime
33
Series statement
  • Caldecott collection
  • Weston Woods DVD library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tales
  • John Henry (Legendary character)
  • African Americans
  • Closed caption films
Target audience
juvenile
Technique
other
Label
American tall tales, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Special features: On-screen learning guides
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
John Henry (19 min.) (Iconographic) / Julius Lester, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney -- Swamp angel (14 min.) (Iconographic) / Anne Isaacs, illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky
Control code
ocm74491348
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 DVD (33 min.)
Isbn
9780439904384
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o74491348
  • (Sirsi) 196938
  • (OCoLC)74491348
Video recording format
DVD
Label
American tall tales, (DVD)
Publication
Note
Special features: On-screen learning guides
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
John Henry (19 min.) (Iconographic) / Julius Lester, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney -- Swamp angel (14 min.) (Iconographic) / Anne Isaacs, illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky
Control code
ocm74491348
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 DVD (33 min.)
Isbn
9780439904384
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o74491348
  • (Sirsi) 196938
  • (OCoLC)74491348
Video recording format
DVD

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