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The Resource Edison : the father of invention, WGBH Educational Foundation ; an Insignia Films production in association with 42nd Parallel Films for American Experience ; written and directed by Michelle Ferrari ; produced by Amanda Pollak and Michelle Ferrari, (DVD videorecording)

Edison : the father of invention, WGBH Educational Foundation ; an Insignia Films production in association with 42nd Parallel Films for American Experience ; written and directed by Michelle Ferrari ; produced by Amanda Pollak and Michelle Ferrari, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Edison : the father of invention
Title
Edison
Title remainder
the father of invention
Statement of responsibility
WGBH Educational Foundation ; an Insignia Films production in association with 42nd Parallel Films for American Experience ; written and directed by Michelle Ferrari ; produced by Amanda Pollak and Michelle Ferrari
Contributor
Film distributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Explores the complex alchemy that accounts for the enduring celebrity of America's most famous inventor, offering new perspectives on the man and his milieu. And illuminating not only the true nature of invention, but its role in turn-of-the-century America's rush into the future
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Edited by George O'Donnel ; original music by John Kusiak and P. Andrew Willis ; directore of photography, Rafael de la Uz
Date time place
Originally broadcast by PBS Jan. 20, 2015
Intended audience
Rating: TVPG
Language note
English subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Narrated by Michael Murphy
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ferrari, Michelle
  • Pollak, Amanda
  • Insignia Films
  • WGBH Educational Foundation
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
  • 42nd Parallel Films
Runtime
112
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Edison, Thomas A.
  • Inventors
  • Historical television programs
  • Biographical television programs
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Edison : the father of invention, WGBH Educational Foundation ; an Insignia Films production in association with 42nd Parallel Films for American Experience ; written and directed by Michelle Ferrari ; produced by Amanda Pollak and Michelle Ferrari, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from web page
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Isbn
9781627892209
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887023498
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Publisher number
EDSN601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)900016612
  • (OCoLC)ocn900016612
  • 706469
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen; 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Edison : the father of invention, WGBH Educational Foundation ; an Insignia Films production in association with 42nd Parallel Films for American Experience ; written and directed by Michelle Ferrari ; produced by Amanda Pollak and Michelle Ferrari, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
Title from web page
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Isbn
9781627892209
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887023498
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Publisher number
EDSN601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)900016612
  • (OCoLC)ocn900016612
  • 706469
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen; 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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