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The Resource Ben Franklin's balloons, (DVD videorecording)

Ben Franklin's balloons, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Ben Franklin's balloons
Title
Ben Franklin's balloons
Title variation
Nova
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A descendant of the Montgolfier brothers, who invented the hot air balloon will join a team to build a highly accurate replica of the fragile paper and canvas craft using 18th century tools and materials. NOVA reveals the secrets of how the Montgolfiers invented flight, and evokes the thrilling and daunting prospect that the balloon pioneers faced as they left Earth for the first time. Their exploits fascinated Benjamin Franklin, who was serving in Paris as the American ambassador
Cataloging source
BDX
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
Rating: TV-PG
Language note
English dialogue; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
PBS Distribution (Firm)
Runtime
60
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Montgolfier, Joseph-Michel
  • Montgolfier, Jacques-Etienne
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Hot air balloons
  • Science television programs
  • Documentary television programs
  • Nonfiction television programs
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Technique
live action
Label
Ben Franklin's balloons, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast on television in 2014
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 video disc (60 min.)
Isbn
9781627891325
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887022613
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
NOVA6291
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)892787664
  • (OCoLC)ocn892787664
  • 673774
System details
DVD; region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo sound
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ben Franklin's balloons, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast on television in 2014
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 video disc (60 min.)
Isbn
9781627891325
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887022613
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
NOVA6291
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)892787664
  • (OCoLC)ocn892787664
  • 673774
System details
DVD; region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo sound
Video recording format
DVD

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