The circus

Winter Pink Films, WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)

DVD - 2018

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.

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Subjects
Genres
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Published
[Arlington, Virginia] : PBS [2018]
Edition
Widescreen
Language
English
Item Description
"Subtitles are a function of the disc and serve the same purpose as closed captions."
Widescreen.
Documentary.
Physical Description
2 videodiscs (approximately 240 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in
Format
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround.
Audience
Not rated
Production Credits
Music, Gary Lionelli, Nathan Halpern ; editors, Jon Neuburger, Mark Dugas ; cinematography, Jason Longo, Stephen McCarthy.
ISBN
9781531706302
1531706304
Corporate Authors
Winter Pink Films (production company), WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Other Authors
Sharon Grimberg (television director), Michael Murphy, 1938- (narrator)