People's century 1930, Sporting fever / a co-production of WGBH Boston and the BBC ; written, produced and edited by Mark J. Davis

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Subjects: Owens, Jesse, 1913-1980
Dempsey, Jack, 1895-1983
Ruth, Babe, 1895-1948
History, Modern--20th century
Sports--History--20th century
Boxing--History--20th century
Baseball--History--20th century
Soccer--History--20th century
Sports spectators--Attitudes
Sports--United States--History--20th century
Radio broadcasting of sports--United States--History
Television broadcasting of sports--United States--History
Formats: Video Recording, VHS
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Alexandria, VA : PBS Video, c1998
Series: MCIS video collection P-128V
LC Classification: D
Physical Description: 1 videocassette (56 min) : sd., col. and b&w ; 1/2 in
Added Titles: People's century (Television program)
Alternate Title(s): People's century (Television program).
Alternate Titles: Other title: Sporting fever, 1930
People's century, 1900-1999
Additional Authors: Espar, David
Pagnamenta, Peter
Dor-Ner, Zvi
Woodard, Alfre, 1953-
Davis, Mark J
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
British Broadcasting Corporation
WGBH Educational Foundation
WGBH Video (Firm)
Notes: Videorecording number: PECE-108
Narrator: Alfre Woodard
Credits: Senior producer, David Espar ; executive producer [for BBC], Peter Pagnamenta ; executive producer [for WGBH], Zvi Dor-Ner
Originally shown on PBS stations in 1997
Summary: In the early 1900's, competitive sports were still not far removed from recreation--more for the player than the spectator. This film follows boxing, baseball, soccer, and more, as sports transition from a modest pastime to a fiercely competitive--and commercial--business to a potent expression of national pride and politics. Throughout, sports fans the world over remember the drama, the thrill, the exhilaration--and the patriotism--their favorite athletes and sports teams aroused. Includes a look at the role of American sportswriters, and live radio and television broadcasting of sporting events
VHS
In English and various languages with English voiceovers
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
Miami University's MCIS video collection
OCLC Number: 39744689
ISBN/ISSN: PECE-108