The great famine [videorecording]
- English. Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
- [Widescreen format].
- [United States] : PBS Distribution, 
- Physical description
- 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
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- Unknown ZDVD 28430
- Martin, Melissa Producer
- Hoyt, Austin Author of screenplay
- Yumagulov, Aisiyuak. Director
- Stiers, David Ogden Narrator
- Bacon, Michael, 1948- Composer
- Iskhakov, Riyas. Cinematographer
- McCarthy, Stephen (Cinematographer)
- Patenaude, Bertrand M., 1956-
- Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
- PBS Distribution (Firm)
- Austin Hoyt Productions.
- WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
- Russia's plea for help
- American relief arrives
- Enlisting Russia's help
- Railroads delay relief
- Saving a nation.
- When a devastating famine descended on Soviet Russia in 1921, Americans responded with a massive two-year relief campaign, championed by a new Secretary of Commerce, 'The Great Humanitarian' Herbert Hoover, an operation hailed for its efficiency, grit, and generosity.
- Soviet Union > History > Famine, 1921-1922.
- Food relief, American > Soviet Union > History.
- Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.
- Publication date
- co-produced by Melissa S. Martin ; written & produced by Austin Hoyt ; directed by Austin Hoyt, Aisiyuak Yumagulov ; an Austin Hoyt Productions film for American experience ; WGBH.
- Title Variation
- Great famine
- Based on the book "The big show in Bololand" by Bertrand M. Patenaude.
- Originally broadcast April 11, 2011 as an episode of the television show American experience on PBS.
- "Soviet Russia was a nation dying for help when America answered the call"--Container.
- Production Credits
- Edited by Jon Neuberger ; original music by Michael Bacon ; cameras, Riyas Iskhakov and Stephen McCarthy.
- Narrator, David Ogden Stiers.
- Not rated.
- DVD NTSC, region 1; 5.1 surround.
- Related Work
- American experience (Television program)
- Publisher Number
- AMX62306 PBS Distribution