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A midwife's tale [videorecording] / Blueberry Hill Productions ; directed by Richard P. Rogers ; written and produced by Laurie Kahn-Leavitt.

Lee, Kaiulani. (Actor). Rogers, Richard P. (Director). Kahn-Leavitt, Laurie. (Screenwriter, Production personnel). Ulrich, Laurel Thatcher, 1938- Midwife's tale. (Added Author). Blueberry Hill Productions. (Added Author). PBS Home Video. (Added Author). Kaiulani Lee, Ron Tough, Kevin Jubinville, Waneta Storms. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 2 of 3 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Columbia Gorge Community College. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Columbia Gorge Community College Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Summary:

The life of Martha Ballard, a frontier midwife in Maine, is reconstructed through her diary. She lived through the economic boom and bust, and political and social turmoil of the decades following the American Revolution.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Columbia Gorge Community College Library 618.2023 MIDWI 1997 (Text) 39705000057090 New Book Shelf DVD None 08/17/2021 In transit -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0793691206
  • ISBN: 9780793691203
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 88 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Full screen version.
  • Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, [2005]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Adapted from the book of the same title by Laurel Ulrich.
Originally broadcast as an episode of American Experience in 1997.
Special features: DVD-ROM link to PDF Teacher's guide.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Key advisor and collaborator, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich ; editors, William A. Anderson, Susan Korda ; director of photography, Peter Stein, Stephen Poster ; director of photography, Peter Stein, Stephen Poster ; music, Todd Kelheide.
Participant or Performer Note:
Kaiulani Lee, Ron Tough, Kevin Jubinville, Waneta Storms.
Summary, etc.:
The life of Martha Ballard, a frontier midwife in Maine, is reconstructed through her diary. She lived through the economic boom and bust, and political and social turmoil of the decades following the American Revolution.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC; region 1, full screen presentation; stereo.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned.
Subject: Ulrich, Laurel Thatcher, 1938- > Film adaptations.
Ballard, Martha, 1735-1812 > Drama.
Midwives > United States > Drama.
Midwives > Maine > Hallowell > Biography.
Midwives > Maine > Augusta > Biography.
Hallowell (Me.) > Biography.
Augusta (Me.) > Biography.
Kennebec River Valley (Me.) > Social life and customs > Drama.
Genre: Biographical television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Historical television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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