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Benjamin Franklin [2-disc set]  Cover Image DVD DVD

Benjamin Franklin [2-disc set] / a film by Ken Burns ; a production of Florentine Films and WETA Washington D.C. ; directred by Ken Burns ; written by Dayton Duncan ; produced by Ken Burns and David Schmidt.

Duncan, Dayton, (screenwriter.). Burns, Ken, 1953- (film director, film producer.). Schmidt, David, 1956- (film producer.). Coyote, Peter, (narrator.). Patinkin, Mandy, (narrator.). Florentine Films, (production company.). WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.), (production company.). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), (publisher.). PBS Distribution (Firm), (film distributor.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781531714413
  • ISBN: 1531714412
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 240 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2022]
  • Distributor: [Arlington, Virginia] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2022]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Wide screen (16x9).
Program content: ℗♭2022.
"Let all men know thee, but no man know thee thoroughly."
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Peter Coyote ; voiceover actor, Mandy Patinkin.
Target Audience Note:
TV Parental Guidelines rating: TV-14 (parents strongly cautioned; this program contains some material that many parents would find unsuitable for children under 14 years of age).
Grade level: High school (9-12).
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; 2.0 stereo.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
For private home use only.
Language Note:
In English, with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Subject: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
Statesmen > United States > Biography.
Scientists > United States > Biography.
Inventors > United States > Biography.
Genre: Documentary films.
Biographical films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Town of Orford Libraries.


  • 0 current holds with 2 total copies.


0 current holds with 2 total copies.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Orford Free Library A DVD BUR Disc 1 34446000113865 Adult DVDs/Videos Available -
Orford Free Library A DVD BUR Disc 2 34446000113873 Adult DVDs/Videos Available -

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