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The Resource American tongues : a film about the way we talk, Center for New American Media ; produced and directed by Louis Alvarez and Andrew Kolker

American tongues : a film about the way we talk, Center for New American Media ; produced and directed by Louis Alvarez and Andrew Kolker

Label
American tongues : a film about the way we talk
Title
American tongues
Title remainder
a film about the way we talk
Statement of responsibility
Center for New American Media ; produced and directed by Louis Alvarez and Andrew Kolker
Title variation
  • American tongues: a film about the way we talk
  • Film about the way we talk
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A documentary about the way people talk in the United States. Portrays some of the regional, social, and ethnic differences in American speech, and the attitudes that people have about these differences. Intended to educate viewers about the nature of dialects, but it also challenges them to confront their own attitudes about language variation
Additional physical form
Issued also as a videocassette (VHS) and videodisc (DVD)
Awards note
Winner of the George Foster Peabody award.
Cataloging source
UBY
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Coordinating producer, Susan Milano; line producer, Lora Myers; music by Mac Rebennack, Lou Marini and George Davis
Intended audience
For general audiences
PerformerNote
Narrator: Trey Wilson
Runtime
43
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
American tongues : a film about the way we talk, Center for New American Media ; produced and directed by Louis Alvarez and Andrew Kolker
Link
http://byugle.lib.byu.edu/player.php?vid=715
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Converted with permission from DVD videodisc to streaming video format, 2008
  • Videocassette release of a documentary originally produced in 1986
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
no dot version
Extent
online resource (1 streaming video file (ca. 43 min.))
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, MP4 file (1 Kbps), sound, color.
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn428815581
  • UtOrBLW
System details
  • Online Streaming (Byugle, BYU's online media stream)
  • Windows PC, XP or higher (service pack 2); Mac OSX; Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher; Firefox 2.0 or higher; Flash and VLC player
Video recording format
other
Label
American tongues : a film about the way we talk, Center for New American Media ; produced and directed by Louis Alvarez and Andrew Kolker
Link
http://byugle.lib.byu.edu/player.php?vid=715
Publication
Note
  • Converted with permission from DVD videodisc to streaming video format, 2008
  • Videocassette release of a documentary originally produced in 1986
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
no dot version
Extent
online resource (1 streaming video file (ca. 43 min.))
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, MP4 file (1 Kbps), sound, color.
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn428815581
  • UtOrBLW
System details
  • Online Streaming (Byugle, BYU's online media stream)
  • Windows PC, XP or higher (service pack 2); Mac OSX; Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher; Firefox 2.0 or higher; Flash and VLC player
Video recording format
other

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