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Jesse James

(DVD - 2006 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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Examines the life and the legend of the infamous outlaw Jesse James. Looks at his formative years in a Southern household dependent on slave labor and as a member of a vicious band of Missouri guerrillas during the Civil War. Describes his life as a violent criminal, as he and his gang moved on to robbing banks, stagecoaches, and railroads in the post-war era. Relates how James was eventually killed when one of his own gang members shot him in the back for the bounty on his head.
Title: Jesse James
[videorecording]
Published: [United States] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, [2006]
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (60 min.) :,sd., col. and b&w ;,4 3/4 in.
Notes: Region 1; stereo.; anamorphic widescreen format.
Originally broadcast as an episode of the television program American Experience on Feb. 6, 2006.
Summary: Examines the life and the legend of the infamous outlaw Jesse James. Looks at his formative years in a Southern household dependent on slave labor and as a member of a vicious band of Missouri guerrillas during the Civil War. Describes his life as a violent criminal, as he and his gang moved on to robbing banks, stagecoaches, and railroads in the post-war era. Relates how James was eventually killed when one of his own gang members shot him in the back for the bounty on his head.
Audience: Not rated.
Local Note: 1
ISBN: 9781415717028
1415717028
Branch Call Number: DVD B JAM
Statement of Responsibility: written, produced and directed by Mark Zwonitzer ; a HiddenHill Productions film for American Experience ; WGBH Boston
Credits: Director of photography, Michael Chin ; editor, Bruce Shaw ; original music composer, Brian Keane.
Performers: Narrator, Michael Murphy.
System Details: DVD.
Other Language: Closed-captioned.
Subject Headings: Missouri History Civil War, 1861-1865 Video recordings. Outlaws West (U.S.) Biography Video recordings. James, Jesse, 1847-1882 Video recordings.
Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Historical television programs.
Biographical television programs.
Topical Term: Outlaws
Publisher No: 705187
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