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America in Color 

America in Color showcases all the key moments from the 1920's to 1960's in high definition improved footage.
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Dec 2019

From the turn of the century to the 1960s millions of immigrants arrive in search of the American dream. Initially they're welcomed with open arms, but soon America shuts its doors to ...


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America's rapid growth in the early 20th century exposes millions to natural and man-made disasters. Americans are both fascinated and horrified by these catastrophes ,many of which ...


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Series cast summary:
Eric Meyers ...  Narrator 12 episodes, 2018-2020
Eric Meyers Eric Meyers ...  Narrator / ... 12 episodes, 2018-2020
Liev Schreiber ...  Narrator 6 episodes, 2017
Stephen Mangan ...  Narrator UK / ... 6 episodes, 2019-2020
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America in Color showcases all the key moments from the 1920's to 1960's in high definition improved footage.

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USA | UK

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English

Release Date:

2 July 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A História dos Estados Unidos See more »

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Circa 1985???
22 December 2018 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

I tried watching a couple episodes of "America in Color" on The Smithsonian Channel and felt really, really annoyed. Using technology no better than that used back in 1985 (or so), the folks behind the series took old film footage and colorized it...very, very badly. All the flesh tones were the same and it just was incredibly ugly...and distracting. To make it worse, MUCH of the footage needed to be cleaned up (as it was blurry) and colorizing just made it worse. Why someone thought bad colorization equates to watchable TV is beyond me...and the show, while interesting at times, seems second or third-rate.


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