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The Resource Empire of the air : the men who made radio, a Florentine Films production ; produced in association with WETA-TV Washington ; produced by Ken Burns, Morgan Wesson, Tom Lewis ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward

Empire of the air : the men who made radio, a Florentine Films production ; produced in association with WETA-TV Washington ; produced by Ken Burns, Morgan Wesson, Tom Lewis ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward

Label
Empire of the air : the men who made radio
Title
Empire of the air
Title remainder
the men who made radio
Statement of responsibility
a Florentine Films production ; produced in association with WETA-TV Washington ; produced by Ken Burns, Morgan Wesson, Tom Lewis ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of radio from the perspective of the men who shared in its invention: Lee de Forest, Edwin Howard Armstrong and David Sarnoff
Cataloging source
NVA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editor, Paul Barnes ; cinematography, Ken Burns, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore
PerformerNote
Narrator, Jason Robards
Runtime
120
Series statement
PBS Video database of America's history & culture
Series volume
v. 152-153
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Empire of the air : the men who made radio, a Florentine Films production ; produced in association with WETA-TV Washington ; produced by Ken Burns, Morgan Wesson, Tom Lewis ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Specially prepared set enhanced by PBS with time code visible on the screen
  • This series is supplemented by the "PBS Videodatabase of America's History & Culture Merged Index" which provides subject references to specific videocassette volume numbers within the series and to specific locations within individual videocassettes based according to on-screen counter numbers indicating number of minutes and seconds elapsed within a particular referenced videocassette
  • PBS Video: XAMR-DX1 -- XAMR-DX2
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1 (VC 12482) -- Part 2 (VC 11587)
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Edition
PBS Video index version.
Extent
2 videocassettes (60 min. each)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., b&w with col. sequences
Publisher number
  • XAMR-DX1
  • XAMR-DX2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • (IMDb)tt0238199
  • (OCoLC)ocn370605426
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Empire of the air : the men who made radio, a Florentine Films production ; produced in association with WETA-TV Washington ; produced by Ken Burns, Morgan Wesson, Tom Lewis ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward
Publication
Note
  • Specially prepared set enhanced by PBS with time code visible on the screen
  • This series is supplemented by the "PBS Videodatabase of America's History & Culture Merged Index" which provides subject references to specific videocassette volume numbers within the series and to specific locations within individual videocassettes based according to on-screen counter numbers indicating number of minutes and seconds elapsed within a particular referenced videocassette
  • PBS Video: XAMR-DX1 -- XAMR-DX2
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1 (VC 12482) -- Part 2 (VC 11587)
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Edition
PBS Video index version.
Extent
2 videocassettes (60 min. each)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., b&w with col. sequences
Publisher number
  • XAMR-DX1
  • XAMR-DX2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • (IMDb)tt0238199
  • (OCoLC)ocn370605426
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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