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

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

Label
Edison : the father of invention
Title
Edison
Title remainder
the father of invention
Statement of responsibility
an Insignia Films production in association with 42nd Parallel Films for American experience ; American Experience Films presents ; written and directed by Michelle Ferrari ; produced by Amanda Pollak and Michelle Ferrari
Title variation
  • Father of invention
  • Edison
  • American experience
Title variation remainder
the father of invention
Contributor
Commentator
Composer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film distributor
Narrator
Presenter
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Television director
Television producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Documentary about Thomas Edison that explores the complex alchemy that accounts for the enduring celebrity of America's most famous inventor. It offers new perspectives on the man and his milieu, and illuminates not only the true nature of invention, but its role in turn-of-the-century America's rush into the future
Member of
Cataloging source
lbi
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Edited by George O'Donnell ; original music, John Kusiak, P. Andrew Willis ; director of photography, Rafael de la Uz
Date time place
Originally broadcast by PBS Jan. 20, 2015
Dewey number
621.3092
Intended audience
E
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH)
PerformerNote
Narrator, Michael Murphy ; commentators, Lisa Gitelman, Nathan Myhrvold
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ferrari, Michelle.
  • Pollak, Amanda.
  • Murphy, Michael
  • Gitelman, Lisa
  • Myhrvold, Nathan.
  • Kusiak, John.
  • Willis, P. Andrew.
  • O'Donnell, George
  • Luz, Rafael de la
  • Insignia Films
  • 42nd Parallel Films
  • American Experience Films
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
Runtime
120
Series statement
American experience
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Edison, Thomas A.
  • Inventors
  • Historical television programs
  • Biographical television programs
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Edison : the father of invention, an Insignia Films production in association with 42nd Parallel Films for American experience ; American Experience Films presents ; written and directed by Michelle Ferrari ; produced by Amanda Pollak and Michelle Ferrari, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally produced as an episode of the television series: American experience
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (120 minutes)
Isbn
9781627892209
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887023498
Other physical details
sound, colour with black and white sequences
Publisher number
EDSN601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • lbu00122367
  • 790936
System details
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Edison : the father of invention, an Insignia Films production in association with 42nd Parallel Films for American experience ; American Experience Films presents ; written and directed by Michelle Ferrari ; produced by Amanda Pollak and Michelle Ferrari, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally produced as an episode of the television series: American experience
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (120 minutes)
Isbn
9781627892209
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887023498
Other physical details
sound, colour with black and white sequences
Publisher number
EDSN601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • lbu00122367
  • 790936
System details
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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