America in Color

America in Color

  • Seasons:
  • 2
  • 1
**THIS IS A SEASON PASS (PRE-ORDER) PURCHASE. NEW EPISODES FOR THIS SEASON WILL AUTOMATICALLY APPEAR IN YOUR LIBRARY AS THEY BECOME AVAILABLE.** Witness defining moments of early 20th century America like never before: in dramatic color. Roam the untamed Wild West, visit burgeoning cities, and enter the dream factory of Hollywood. Follow larger-than-life figures who drove America’s industrial transformation, turned crime into an organized business, and built political dynasties. Using cutting-edge digital technology, we bring our young country’s most seminal landmarks, people, and moments to vibrant life.
**THIS IS A SEASON PASS (PRE-ORDER) PURCHASE. NEW EPISODES FOR THIS SEASON WILL AUTOMATICALLY APPEAR IN YOUR LIBRARY AS THEY BECOME AVAILABLE.** Witness defining moments of early 20th century America like never before: in dramatic color. Roam the untamed Wild West, visit burgeoning cities, and enter the dream factory of Hollywood. Follow larger-than-life figures who drove America’s industrial transformation, turned crime into an organized business, and built political dynasties. Using cutting-edge digital technology, we bring our young country’s most seminal landmarks, people, and moments to vibrant life.

Season 2 (3 episodes)

  • 1. The Wild West

    Original air date: 11/18/2018 Runtime: 48:11 min.

    Original air date: 11/18/2018 Runtime: 48:11 min. At the dawn of the 20th century, America west of the Mississippi was wild and untamed, featuring formidable landscapes and treacherous rivers. But in the following decades, industry and opportunity transformed the region into an economic and political powerhouse that drove change across the country and the world. Presented for the first time in color, revisit lands made famous by Buffalo Bill, championed by Teddy Roosevelt, and developed by opportunists seeking adventure and fortune.

  • 2. Titans of Industry

    Original air date: 11/25/2018 Runtime: 48:11 min.

    Original air date: 11/25/2018 Runtime: 48:11 min. In 1910, America is still a rural nation. Most homes don’t have electricity, and less than one percent of the population owns a car. But that changes with the rise of Henry Ford, Harvey Firestone, and Thomas Edison, who help foster the economic and technological booms of the early 20th century. Through colorized archival footage and personal home movies, explore the business relationships that transformed America and glimpse into powerful friendships that lasted a lifetime.

  • 3. Organized Crime

    Original air date: 12/02/2018 Runtime: 48:11 min.

    Original air date: 12/02/2018 Runtime: 48:11 min. It’s the 1920s. America is on the rise, and so is a dark underworld run by a new kind of criminal, one that is organized, sophisticated, and ruthless. For the next 40 years, legendary gangsters like Al Capone, Lucky Luciano, and Frank Costello build vast empires thanks to bootlegging, illegal gambling, and shady alliances with politicians. Follow the violent rise and fall of organized crime, presented in color for the first time through remastered archival footage and never-before-broadcast home movies.