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The Circus : Part 1 / PBS.

Other author/creatorInfobase, film distributor.
Other author/creatorPBS (Firm)
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication Info [Place of publication not identified] : PBS, [2018]
Distribution Info New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, 2019.
Copyright Notice ©2018
Description1 online resource (1 video file (1 hr., 51 min., 45 sec)) : sound, color.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Subject(s)
Series The Circus
The Circus.
Contents Introduction: The Circus: Part 1 (4:40); Phineas Taylor Barnum (4:33); Barnum's American Museum (3:14); Traveling Circus (4:21); Early American Circuses (5:06); Morality and Menageries (2:27); Evolution of Circus Staples (5:09); Rail Travel Transforms Circus (6:13); How Circus Animals Were Obtained (4:13); Greatest Show on Earth (7:50); Running Away with the Circus (3:09); News Rival for Barnum (3:23); Bailey Travels the Globe (6:47); Circus with Lights (3:00); Barnum and Bailey Join Forces (4:11); Circus Comes to Town (6:17); Combined Circus and Work Conditions (2:53); Circus Titans Do Battle (3:32); Popular Pachyderms (8:57); Ethnological Congress of Heathen Races (3:22); Barnum-Forepaugh Truce (6:06); Rise of Ringling Brothers (7:25); Circus Moguls Die (3:19); Credits: The Circus: Part 1 (1:17);
Abstract The Circus brings to life an era when Circus Day would shut down a town; its stars were among the most famous people in the country and multitudes gathered to see the improbable and the impossible, the exotic, and the spectacular.
General noteOriginally released by PBS, 2018.
General noteStreaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on February 04, 2019.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 9 - 12, Academic/AP
Technical detailsStreaming video file.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
LanguageClosed-captioned.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number169079 Infobase
Publisher number[169078]s Infobase

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