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The Chinese Exclusion Act / a co-production of Steeplechase Films and the Center for Asian American Media for PBS ; in association with the New York Historical Society ; directed by Ric Burns and Li-Shin Yu ; story by Ric Burns and Robin Espinola & Li-Shin Yu ; telescript by Ric Burns ; produced by Li-Shin Yu, Robin Espinola, and Ric Burns.

Publication:
[Arlington, Virginia] : PBS Distribution, [2018] , ©2018
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (approximately 162 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
stamping
4 3/4 in. color
Subjects:
Chinese -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Chinese Americans -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 19th century.
Immigrants -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Chinese.
Chinese Americans.
Emigration and immigration.
Emigration and immigration -- Government policy.
Immigrants.
United States.
Local subjects:
United States.
Form/Genre:
Documentary television programs.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Historical television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Documentary television programs.
History.
Nonfiction television programs.
Language:
In English
Open-captioned for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
System Details:
DVD, NTSC, Region 1; widescreen (1.85:1 aspect ratio) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
digital
optical
surround
stereo
Dolby Digital 5.1
Dolby Digital 2.0
widescreen (1.85:1) 24 fps
NTSC
video file
DVD video
Region 1
Summary:
Examines the origin, history and impact of the 1882 law that made it illegal for Chinese workers to come to America and for Chinese nationals already here ever to become U.S. citizens. The first in a long line of acts targeting the Chinese for exclusion, it remained in force for more than 60 years.
Participant:
Hoon Lee, narrator; Russel Wong, Fenton Lee, Yuet-Fung Ho, Josh Hamilton, voices.
Credits:
Editor, Li-Shin Yu; music, Brian Keane; cinematography, Michael Chin, Buddy Squires.
Notes:
Videodisc release of the motion picture originally broadcast in 2018 as a special presentation of the television program American Experience.
Special features: Symbolism of the Chinese Dragon; George Frisbie Hoar; Charles Sing; 2012 Congressional Acknowledgment of the Chinese Exclusion Act.
Contributor:
Burns, Ric, television director, television producer, screenwriter.
Yu, Li-Shin, television director, film editor, screenwriter, television producer.
Espinola, Robin, screenwriter, television producer.
Lee, Hoon, 1973- narrator.
Wong, Russell, 1963- voice actor.
Lee, Fenton, voice actor.
Ho, Yuet-Fung, voice actor.
Hamilton, Josh, voice actor.
Keane, Brian, composer (expression)
Chin, Michael, cinematographer.
Squires, Buddy, cinematographer.
Steeplechase Films Inc., production company.
Center for Asian American Media, production company.
New-York Historical Society, production company.
PBS Distribution (Firm), publisher.
Contains:
Container of: American experience (Television program). Chinese exclusion act.
ISBN:
9781531704889
1531704883
OCLC:
1032008124
Publisher Number:
841887036610
00841887036610 gtin-14
AE61702 PBS
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