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Influenza 1918 / a Robert Kenner Films production for American Experience ; produced and directed by Robert Kenner ; written by Ken Chowder.

Kenner, Robert, 1950- (director,, producer.). Chowder, Ken, (screenwriter.). Lenzer, Don, (director of photography.). Goldsmith, Paul (Cinematographer), (director of photography.). Schreiber, Nancy, (director of photography.). Ross, Steven W., (director of photography.). Adler, Mark, (composer.). Ellwood, Alison, (film editor.). Hunt, Linda, 1945- (narrator.). Robert Kenner Films, (production company.). WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), (broadcaster.). PBS Home Video, (film distributor.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

In the spring of 1918, an army private reported to a hospital in Kansas. He was diagnosed with the flu, an illness that doctors knew little about. By the end of WWI, America was ravaged by a flu epidemic that killed 675,000 people.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J DVD 614.518 INF (Text) 33892100723262 Children's New DVDs DVD System_Only_3months 02/03/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0793691370
  • ISBN: 9780793691371
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : DVD video, sound, color & black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Arlington, VA] : PBS Home Video, [2006]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from title frame.
Originally broadcast on the television series American experience in 1998.
Teacher's guide included on disc as a PDF file or via American experience website.
Formatted Contents Note:
Sickness at Camp Devens -- A national epidemic -- The death toll rises -- Searching for a cure -- A forgotten horror.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This title has been purchased with educational public performance rights.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Editor, Alison Ellwood; music, Mark Adler; cinematography, Don Lenzer, Paul Goldsmith, Nancy Schreiber, Steven W. Ross.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrated by Linda Hunt.
Summary, etc.:
In the spring of 1918, an army private reported to a hospital in Kansas. He was diagnosed with the flu, an illness that doctors knew little about. By the end of WWI, America was ravaged by a flu epidemic that killed 675,000 people.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD; reigon 1, NTSC; full screen presentation; stereo.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
This title has been purchased with educational public performance rights.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned.
Subject: Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919 > United States.
Influenza > United States > History.
Epidemics > United States > History.
Disease Outbreaks > history.
History, 20th Century.
Influenza, Human > history.
United States.
Genre: DVD-Video discs.
Documentaries and Factual Films.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Documentary.

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