The Boys of '36
(DVD)

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Contributors
Grossi, Margaret, television director,
Bowden, Mary Carillo, television producer.
Samels, Mark, television producer.
Cohen, Aaron R., screenwriter.
Platt, Oliver, narrator.
Published
Arlington, Virginia : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2016].
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
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Format
DVD
Language
English
ISBN
9781627897419, 1627897410

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Documentary.
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"Subtitles are a function of the disc and serve the same purpose as closed-captions"--Container.
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Originally produced as an episode of the television series: American Experience.
General Note
DVD release of the 2016 documentary.
Creation/Production Credits
Edited by Mark Dugas ; director of photography, Samson Chan ; original music by Joel Goodman & Benjamin Krause ; executive producer, Mark Samels.
Participants/Performers
Narrator, Oliver Platt ; commentators, Daniel James Brown, Eric Cohen, Timothy Egan, Bob Ernst, David Clay Large, Peter Mallory, Marilynn Moch, Michael Moch, Judy Willman.
Description
In 1936, nine working-class boys from the University of Washington took the rowing world and the nation by storm when their eight-oar crew team captured the gold medal at the Olympics in Berlin. These sons of loggers, shipyard workers and farmers overcame tremendous hardships--psychological, physical, economic--to beat not only the Ivy League teams of the East Coast, but Adolf Hitler's elite German rowers. The boys' unexpected victory, and the obstacles they overcame to achieve it, inspired a nation struggling to emerge from the depths of the Depression. The Boys of '36 recounts their remarkable journey.
System Details
DVD, NTSC, Region 1; widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language
English language soundtrack with optonal English subtitles.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Grossi, M., Bowden, M. C., Samels, M., Cohen, A. R., Platt, O., Goodman, J., Krause, B., Dugas, M., & Chan, S. (2016). The Boys of '36 . Distributed by PBS Distribution.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Margaret, Grossi et al.. 2016. The Boys of '36. Arlington, Virginia: Distributed by PBS Distribution.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Margaret, Grossi et al.. The Boys of '36 Arlington, Virginia: Distributed by PBS Distribution, 2016.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Grossi, Margaret,, et al. The Boys of '36 Distributed by PBS Distribution, 2016.

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