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Title Galileo's battle for the heavens [videorecording] / a Nova production by Green Umbrella for WGBH/Boston in association with Channel 4 ; written and produced by David Axelrod ; directed by Peter Jones.

Imprint [Boston] : WGBH Boston Video, c2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 1st Floor DVD Collection  520.92 G1332 2006    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, letterboxed; Dolby Digital.
Language Closed-captioned. Described video
Cast Simon Callow, Laura Nardi, John Fraser, Alexa Jargo.
Credits Director of photography, Brian McDairmant ; editor, Eve Gage.
Note Based on the book Galileo's daughter by Dava Sobel.
Originally broadcast in the television series Nova.
Summary Dramatization of Galileo Galilei's life, including his scientific achievements and his defense of his controversial theory that the earth revolves around the sun. Also includes how letters from his illegitimate daughter, Maria Celeste, a cloistered nun, have shed new light on Galileo's discoveries and his trial for heresy.
Subject Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642.
Astronomers -- Italy -- Biography.
Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642.
Genre/Form Biographical television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Biographical (Nonfiction) -- Television.
Added Author Axelrod, David R.
Jones, Peter.
Callow, Simon, 1949-
Nardi, Laura.
Fraser, John, 1931-
Jargo, Alexa.
McDairmant, Brian.
Gage, Eve.
Sobel, Dava. Galileo's daughter.
Green Umbrella Ltd.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Channel Four (Great Britain)
WGBH Video (Firm)
Added Title Nova (Television program)
ISBN 1593755732
Standard No. 783421408692
Music No. WG40869 WBGH Boston Video
Standard No. YDXCP 2508172

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