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The Resource 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

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

Label
The Chinese Exclusion Act
Title
The Chinese Exclusion Act
Statement of responsibility
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
Title variation
American experience
Contributor
Cinematographer
Film editor
Narrator
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Television director
Television producer
Voice actor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Examine 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
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TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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American experience (Television program)
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Credits note
Editor, Li-Shin Yu ; music, Brian Keane ; cinematography, Michael Chin, Buddy Squires
Intended audience
TV rating: TV-PG
Language note
In English; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH)
LC call number
E184.C5
LC item number
A44 2018
PerformerNote
Hoon Lee, narrator ; Russel Wong, Fenton Lee, Yuet-Fung Ho, Josh Hamilton, voices
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  • 1973-
  • 1963-
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  • Burns, Ric
  • Yu, Li-Shin
  • Espinola, Robin
  • Lee, Hoon
  • Wong, Russell
  • Lee, Fenton
  • Ho, Yuet-Fung
  • Hamilton, Josh
  • Keane, Brian
  • Chin, Michael
  • Squires, Buddy
  • Steeplechase Films Inc
  • Center for Asian American Media
  • New-York Historical Society
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
Runtime
160
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  • Chinese
  • Chinese Americans
  • United States
  • United States
  • Immigrants
  • Chinese
  • Chinese Americans
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Immigrants
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on television by PBS as a special presentation of the television program American Experience in 2018
  • Wide screen
  • Bonus video: Symbolism of the Chinese Dragon; George Frisbie Hoar; Charles Sing; 2012 Congressional Acknowledgment of the Chinese Exclusion Act
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 160 minutes)
Isbn
9781531704889
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 841887036610
  • 00841887036610
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sound, color
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stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1032008124
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
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
Note
  • Originally broadcast on television by PBS as a special presentation of the television program American Experience in 2018
  • Wide screen
  • Bonus video: Symbolism of the Chinese Dragon; George Frisbie Hoar; Charles Sing; 2012 Congressional Acknowledgment of the Chinese Exclusion Act
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 160 minutes)
Isbn
9781531704889
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 841887036610
  • 00841887036610
Other physical details
sound, color
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1032008124
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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