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The Resource Discovering the human language : colorless green ideas, produced, written, and directed by Gene Searchinger ; South Carolina ETV ; Equinox Films

Discovering the human language : colorless green ideas, produced, written, and directed by Gene Searchinger ; South Carolina ETV ; Equinox Films

Label
Discovering the human language : colorless green ideas
Title
Discovering the human language
Title remainder
colorless green ideas
Statement of responsibility
produced, written, and directed by Gene Searchinger ; South Carolina ETV ; Equinox Films
Title variation
Colorless green ideas
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
First of three programs on human language. Explores power and limitations of language and the achievements of the expression of abstract concepts and the ability to say entirely new things and have them understood. Discusses words, sentences and universal grammar
Cataloging source
EYM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Camera, Gene Searchinger, Michael Male, John Hazard ; film editors, Sara Fishko, Sharon Sachs, Gene Searchinger ; music, Maurice Wright ; graphic design, Bob Gill ; consultants, Robert Austerlitz ... [et al.]
Dewey number
401
Intended audience
General
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Interviewees: Noam Chomsky, Frederick Newmeyer, Lila Gleitman, George A. Miller, Lewis Thomas ... [et al.]
Runtime
55
Series statement
The human language series
Series volume
pt. 1
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Discovering the human language : colorless green ideas, produced, written, and directed by Gene Searchinger ; South Carolina ETV ; Equinox Films
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast on PBS
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (55 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn370587463
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Discovering the human language : colorless green ideas, produced, written, and directed by Gene Searchinger ; South Carolina ETV ; Equinox Films
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast on PBS
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (55 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn370587463
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
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