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DVD TK 140 E3 E357 2015 (HEU)


Edison : The father of invention

Main Title: Edison [videorecording] : the father of invention / Insignia Films ; 42nd Parallel FIlms ; produced by Amanda Pollak, Michelle Ferrari ; written and directed by Michelle Ferrari

Genre/Form: Feature films.Historical television programs. Biographical television programs.Nonfiction television programs.Video recordings for the hearing impaired. Biographical television programs. Biography.Historical television programs.Nonfiction television programs.Video recordings for the hearing impaired

All Authors / Contributors: Michelle Ferrari; Amanda Pollack; George O'Donnell, (Film editor); John Kusiak; P Andrew Willis; Michael Murphy; Insignia Films,; 42nd Parallel Films,; WGBH (Firm),; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)

Language note: Closed-captioned

Credits: Edited by George O'Donnell; original music by John Kusiak, P. Andrew Willis; director of photography, Rafael de la Uz

Performer(s): Narrator: Michael Murphy

Note: Originally broadcast as a documentary film for the television series American Experience on PBS in 2015.

Target Audience: TV parental guidelines rating: TV-PG (parental guidance suggested; this program contains material that parents may find unsuitable for younger children)

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

Subject: Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931.
Subject: Inventors -- United States.
Subject: Biographical films.
Subject: Documentary films.
Videorecording DVD 120 mins.
1 videodisc (approx. 120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
©2015, , PBS Distribution , Boston, MA
Distributed by Booknet & Education Media Center Co.
AV Material ID 1000014734
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