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The Resource Lost at sea : the search for longitude, a Nova Production by Green Umbrella LLC for WGBH Boston and BBC Horizon in association with Sveriges Television ; telescript by David R. Axelrod ; produced by David R. Axelrod ; directed by Peter Jones ; executive producer, Paula S. Apsell, (videorecording)

Lost at sea : the search for longitude, a Nova Production by Green Umbrella LLC for WGBH Boston and BBC Horizon in association with Sveriges Television ; telescript by David R. Axelrod ; produced by David R. Axelrod ; directed by Peter Jones ; executive producer, Paula S. Apsell, (videorecording)

Label
Lost at sea : the search for longitude
Title
Lost at sea
Title remainder
the search for longitude
Statement of responsibility
a Nova Production by Green Umbrella LLC for WGBH Boston and BBC Horizon in association with Sveriges Television ; telescript by David R. Axelrod ; produced by David R. Axelrod ; directed by Peter Jones ; executive producer, Paula S. Apsell
Title variation
Search for longitude
Contributor
Actor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts how John Harrision discovered the concept of longitude in the 18th century, thus making the waters safe for navigation
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Horizon (Television program)
  • Nova (Television program)
Credits note
Director of photography, Brian McDairmont ; editor, Eve Gage ; music composed by Dan Jones
Date time place
Videodisc release of a program from the PBS series Nova, which also ran as an episode of the BBC series Horizon
Dewey number
  • 527.2
  • 925.272
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
QB225
LC item number
.L67 2008
PerformerNote
Narrator, Richard Dreyfuss ; Patrick Malahide (John Harrison)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jones, Peter
  • Axelrod, David R
  • Apsell, Paula S
  • Malahide, Patrick
  • Dreyfuss, Richard
  • Sobel, Dava
  • Green Umbrella Ltd
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • Sveriges television
  • WGBH Video (Firm)
Runtime
54
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Harrison, John
  • Longitude
  • Chronometers
  • Clock and watch makers
Technique
live action
Label
Lost at sea : the search for longitude, a Nova Production by Green Umbrella LLC for WGBH Boston and BBC Horizon in association with Sveriges Television ; telescript by David R. Axelrod ; produced by David R. Axelrod ; directed by Peter Jones ; executive producer, Paula S. Apsell, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Documentary
  • Title from container
  • Based on the book Longitude / by Dava Sobel
  • Program content: c1998
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Special DVD features: Printable materials for educators -- Access to the Nova Web site
Control code
ocn181040159
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approx. 54 min.)
Isbn
9781593758080
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421280793
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WG28079
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o181040159
  • (OCoLC)181040159
System details
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; full screen presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Lost at sea : the search for longitude, a Nova Production by Green Umbrella LLC for WGBH Boston and BBC Horizon in association with Sveriges Television ; telescript by David R. Axelrod ; produced by David R. Axelrod ; directed by Peter Jones ; executive producer, Paula S. Apsell, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Documentary
  • Title from container
  • Based on the book Longitude / by Dava Sobel
  • Program content: c1998
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Special DVD features: Printable materials for educators -- Access to the Nova Web site
Control code
ocn181040159
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approx. 54 min.)
Isbn
9781593758080
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421280793
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WG28079
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o181040159
  • (OCoLC)181040159
System details
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; full screen presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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