Riding the Rails

Riding the Rails

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Overview

Part of the American Experience series on PBS, Lexy Lovell's 1997 documentary Riding the Rails comes to DVD from WGBH Boston Video. Presented with a standard full-frame transfer and Dolby Digital Stereo soundtrack in English, the disc includes an interview with the filmmakers and an excerpt from the book Riding the Rails: Teenagers on the Move During the Great Depression. Other special features include a slide show of Depression-era photos, closed captions, and web links.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/25/2003
UPC: 0783421366893
Original Release: 1997
Rating: NR
Source: Wgbh
Time: 1:12:00
Sales rank: 38,777

Special Features

Closed Caption; Interview with the filmmakers; Slide show featuring Depression-era photos; Excerpt from "Riding the Rails: Teenagers on the Move During the Great Depression; Websites of interest; Scene selection; Closed captions

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Introduction [:21]
2. Leaving Home [3:01]
3. Catching Out [5:27]
4. Hard Travelin' [7:35]
5. Hitting the Stem [4:24]
6. The Jungle [10:29]
7. Harvest Tramps [5:12]
8. Chicago's World Fair [6:03]
9. Fellow Travelers [1:48]
10. Lonely Hobo [5:00]
11. The Way Out [2:53]
12. Invisible Scars [7:56]
13. End of the Line [5:05]
14. Credits [3:33]
15. Chapter 15 [3:34]
16. Chapter 16 [:01]

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