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Coney Island / Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.).

Other author/creatorFilms Media Group, film distributor.
Other author/creatorPublic Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication Info [Place of publication not identified] : Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), [2000]
Distribution Info New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Films Media Group, 2016.
Copyright Notice ©2000
Description1 online resource (1 video file (1 hr., 10 min., 48 sec.)) : color and sound.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Subject(s)
Contents Images of Coney Island (3:22) -- Futuristic Fun (2:28) -- Sodom by the Sea (2:40) -- Roller Coasters and Hot Dogs (2:26) -- Reputation (2:09) -- Escape from Respectability (3:10) -- City of Fire (4:00) -- Steeplechase (1:25) -- Pavilion of Fun (3:55) -- Luna Park (2:35) -- Dreamland (3:57) -- Dreamland's Attractions (4:00) -- Acculturation (3:14) -- Pleasure Principle (3:46) -- Dreamland Devastation (3:58) -- Change (2:42) -- Memories (4:07) -- Depression Transformation (2:55) -- Beach Day (3:56) -- End of an Era (5:30) -- Credits: Coney Island (3:18)
Abstract This film examines Coney Island, a peninsula district southwest of Brooklyn, New York City. It housed three historical amusement parks and became an entertainment destination that drew in much of America in the early 1900s. Bringing together raunchy entertainment, sideshows of all varieties, futuristic inventions, and culturally diverse people, Coney Island encompassed a transition into the modern world.
General noteStreaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.).
With noteOriginally released by Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) in 2000.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 9 & up.
Technical detailsStreaming video file.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
LanguageClosed-captioned.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description (Films Media Group, May 2, 2016)
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number114661 Films Media Group

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