The Johnstown Flood (1989 film)

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The Johnstown Flood
Directed byCharles Guggenheim
Produced byCharles Guggenheim
Written byCharles Guggenheim
StarringLen Cariou
David McCullough
CinematographyErich Roland
Edited byCatherine Shields
Release date
  • 1989 (1989)
CountryUnited States

The Johnstown Flood is a 1989 American short documentary film directed by Charles Guggenheim about the Johnstown Flood. It won the Oscar at the 62nd Academy Awards for Documentary Short Subject.[1] David McCullough, author of The Johnstown Flood hosted the series.


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There are two versions of this video. A 30-minute video is available at the flood museum. The PBS 60-minute version uses more extensive pictures of the lake that were discovered after the original video had been released.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "The Johnstown Flood". The New York Times. Retrieved May 28, 2008.

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