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The Resource Westinghouse, an Inecom Entertainment Company production ; written, directed & edited by Mark Bussler ; produced by Michael Bussler, Mark Bussler, (DVD videorecording)

Westinghouse, an Inecom Entertainment Company production ; written, directed & edited by Mark Bussler ; produced by Michael Bussler, Mark Bussler, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Westinghouse
Title
Westinghouse
Statement of responsibility
an Inecom Entertainment Company production ; written, directed & edited by Mark Bussler ; produced by Michael Bussler, Mark Bussler
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the life and career of industrialist George Westinghouse, pioneer of electric power and provider of numerous important inventions. Emphasizes Westinghouse's honesty and integrity as a businessman and possessor of wealth
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Jay Kuntz ; original music, Gene Ort
Language note
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
  • In English with English subtitles
PerformerNote
Narrator, Carol Lee Espy
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Espy, Carol Lee
  • Bussler, Mark
  • Bussler, Michael L
  • Reis, Edward J
  • Terbo, William H
  • Inecom Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
112
Series statement
Minutes of history series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Westinghouse, George
  • Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company
  • Industrialists
  • Electric power
  • Automobiles
  • Railroads
  • Biographical films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
Technique
live action
Label
Westinghouse, an Inecom Entertainment Company production ; written, directed & edited by Mark Bussler ; produced by Michael Bussler, Mark Bussler, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Special features: feature-length commentary track with writer/director Mark Bussler and Edward J. Reis; outtakes, interviews and unused footage; William H. Terbo discusses Nikola Tesla; The Westinghouse time capsule; Type-V disconnecting switches
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Early life -- Civil War service -- The move to Puttsburgh -- The need for brakes -- First air brake trial -- Burlington brake trials -- George and Margurite -- Gas industry -- The Westinghouse factories -- Saturday half holiday -- Thomas Edison and DC power -- The alternating current system -- Westinghouse Electric Company -- Nikola Tesla -- Battle of the currents -- The magic city of 1893 -- Lights at the fair -- Niagara Falls -- The Westinghouse engineers -- Union Switch and Signal -- Lesser known inventions -- The disaster of 1907 -- Head in the stars -- Life moves on -- Westinghouse Appliances -- Friends in high places -- The golden age -- Everywhere around the fairs -- 1939 New York World's Fair -- Elektro and the time capsule -- A cultural shift -- Westinghouse today -- A people person -- Remembering Uncle George -- The legacy of Westinghouse
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Isbn
9781592180516
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 806213170024
  • 646032040890
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
  • 17002
  • 20408
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn213394790
  • (OCoLC)213394790
System details
DVD, anamorphic widescreen presentation (16:9) ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound, dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Westinghouse, an Inecom Entertainment Company production ; written, directed & edited by Mark Bussler ; produced by Michael Bussler, Mark Bussler, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
Special features: feature-length commentary track with writer/director Mark Bussler and Edward J. Reis; outtakes, interviews and unused footage; William H. Terbo discusses Nikola Tesla; The Westinghouse time capsule; Type-V disconnecting switches
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Early life -- Civil War service -- The move to Puttsburgh -- The need for brakes -- First air brake trial -- Burlington brake trials -- George and Margurite -- Gas industry -- The Westinghouse factories -- Saturday half holiday -- Thomas Edison and DC power -- The alternating current system -- Westinghouse Electric Company -- Nikola Tesla -- Battle of the currents -- The magic city of 1893 -- Lights at the fair -- Niagara Falls -- The Westinghouse engineers -- Union Switch and Signal -- Lesser known inventions -- The disaster of 1907 -- Head in the stars -- Life moves on -- Westinghouse Appliances -- Friends in high places -- The golden age -- Everywhere around the fairs -- 1939 New York World's Fair -- Elektro and the time capsule -- A cultural shift -- Westinghouse today -- A people person -- Remembering Uncle George -- The legacy of Westinghouse
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Isbn
9781592180516
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 806213170024
  • 646032040890
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
  • 17002
  • 20408
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn213394790
  • (OCoLC)213394790
System details
DVD, anamorphic widescreen presentation (16:9) ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound, dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD

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