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Title The Electric Company's greatest hits & bits [videorecording] / written, directed, and produced by David Leaf & John Scheinfeld ; produced in association with Sesame Workshop.

Imprint Los Angeles, Calif. : Shout! Factory ; New York : Distributed by Sony BMG Music Entertainment, c2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Juvenile DVD Collection  Y DVD Electric    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (85 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Credits Art direction and design, Meat and Potatoes, Inc.; editor, Peter S. Lynch, II.
Note Originally broadcast on television, beginning in 1971, as segments of: The Electric Company.
Audience General audience.
Summary A clip-filled celebration featuring many of the series' most popular segments, with Bill Cosby, Morgan Freeman, Rita Moreno, and the multi-talented Electric Company cast. A cultural phenomenon in the '70s, this wildly popular educational television show with big laughs had a bigger message: teaching children basic reading and grammar skills with the emphasis on fun. Includes interviews with cast members Jim Boyd, Judy Graubart, Skip Hinnant, Tom Lehrer, Rita Moreno, Joan Rivers, and series creator Joan Ganz Cooney.
Note Special features: Deleted scenes--In the footsteps of Sesame Street, Target audience, Kicking it around, Mommy's doing a show, The Uncle Jimmy show, Joan Rivers on-- , In the classroom, You taught me to read, man; A conversation with Tom Lehrer recorded August 25, 2006 (audio only).
System Details DVD format. Home use only.
Subject Reading (Early childhood) -- Films.
English language -- Grammar -- Films.
DVD-Video discs.
Electric Company (Television program)
Genre/Form Children's television programs.
Children's films.
Added Author Cosby, Bill, 1937-
Freeman, Morgan, 1937-
Moreno, Rita, 1931-
Boyd, Jimmy.
Graubart, Judy.
Hinnant, Skip.
Lehrer, Tom, 1928-
Rivers, Joan, 1933-2014.
Cooney, Joan Ganz.
Added Title Electric Company (Television program)
ISBN 0738936731
Standard No. 826663103618
Music No. 826663-10361 Sony BMG Music Entertainment
826663-10361 Shout! Factory

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