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The Resource American tongues, presented by Center for New American Media ; producers/directors, Andrew Kolker and Louis Alvarez, (videorecording)

American tongues, presented by Center for New American Media ; producers/directors, Andrew Kolker and Louis Alvarez, (videorecording)

Label
American tongues
Title
American tongues
Statement of responsibility
presented by Center for New American Media ; producers/directors, Andrew Kolker and Louis Alvarez
Title variation
American tongues
Title variation remainder
a film about the way we talk
Contributor
Director
Musician
Narrator
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Illustrates several dialects of the English language within the United States and various attitudes about regional, social, and ethnic differences in American speech
  • "... American Tongues goes to the streets and countryside to listen to American English in all its diversity and color. From Boston Brahmins to African-American teenagers, from Texas cowboys to urban professionals, American Tongues elicits funny, perceptive, sometimes shocking, and always telling comments about our diverse society."--Container notes
Cataloging source
JDD
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Coordinating producer, Susan Milano ; line producer, Lora Myers ; music by Mac Rebennack, Lou Marini and George Davis
LC call number
PE2841
LC item number
.A4 2004
PerformerNote
Narrator, Trey Wilson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1941-2019
  • 1941-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kolker, Andrew
  • Alvarez, Louis
  • Wilson, Trey
  • Dr. John
  • Wofram, Walt
  • Center for New American Media
Runtime
56
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • English language
  • Speech and social status
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Documentary films
  • Instructional films
  • Video recordings
  • DVD-Video discs
Technique
live action
Label
American tongues, presented by Center for New American Media ; producers/directors, Andrew Kolker and Louis Alvarez, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Accompanying guide prepared by Walt Wolfram
Accompanying material
1 instructional guide (18 pages ; 18 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
57683359
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
No dot version.
Extent
1 videodisc (56 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • MU: Guide laid in container.
  • MU: Performance rights: Home view.
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
121
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
American tongues, presented by Center for New American Media ; producers/directors, Andrew Kolker and Louis Alvarez, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Accompanying guide prepared by Walt Wolfram
Accompanying material
1 instructional guide (18 pages ; 18 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
57683359
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
No dot version.
Extent
1 videodisc (56 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • MU: Guide laid in container.
  • MU: Performance rights: Home view.
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
121
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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