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American Experience: Ansel Adams
American Experience Ansel Adams
Actors: Barbara Feldon, Josh Hamilton, David Ogden Stiers, Eli Wallach
Director: Ric Burns
Genres: Television, Educational, Documentary
NR     2004     1hr 40min

Studio: Paramount Home Video Release Date: 09/23/2005

     
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Actors: Barbara Feldon, Josh Hamilton, David Ogden Stiers, Eli Wallach
Director: Ric Burns
Genres: Television, Educational, Documentary
Sub-Genres: Television, Educational, Biography
Studio: Pbs Paramount
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen
DVD Release Date: 09/28/2004
Release Year: 2004
Run Time: 1hr 40min
Screens: Color,Widescreen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 7
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Disappointing Camera Work
Bralk | Denmark | 10/15/2007
(1 out of 5 stars)

"We are not allowed to see the photographs as Adams shot them. What we see instead are moving fragments as we are constantly subjected to panning, tilting and zooming in and out. We never see the photographs in total and get to watch them as Adams cropped them. It is like going through a photographic exhibition on a roller coaster."
Wonderful documentary
westfan | 03/18/2010
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I recently saw an exhibit of Adams' work and wanted to learn more about him. Saw this older film (from my public library) and was blown away. Beautifully done and extremely moving. Seeing his work on the screen is no substitute for seeing the real thing in a museum or gallery. but it is a wonderful additional piece to fill in a complete portrait of his life and work. Every American should see this film and (hopefully) see his work in person."