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Title Lost at sea [videorecording] : the search for longitude / a Nova Production by Green Umbrella LLC for WGBH Boston and BBC Horizon in association with Sveriges Television ; telescript by David R. Axelrod ; produced by David R. Axelrod ; directed by Peter Jones ; executive producer, Paula S. Apsell.

Imprint [South Burlington, Vt.?] : WGBH Boston Video, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Fl DVD Collection  527.2 L899 2008    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (approx. 54 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Documentary.
Language Closed-captioned.
Note Title from container.
Performer Narrator, Richard Dreyfuss ; Patrick Malahide (John Harrison).
Credits Director of photography, Brian McDairmont ; editor, Eve Gage ; music composed by Dan Jones.
Note Based on the book Longitude / by Dava Sobel.
Event Videodisc release of a program from the PBS series Nova, which also ran as an episode of the BBC series Horizon.
Note Program content: c1998.
System Details DVD; NTSC, Region 1; full screen presentation; Dolby Digital.
Summary Recounts how John Harrision discovered the concept of longitude in the 18th century, thus making the waters safe for navigation.
Contents Special DVD features: Printable materials for educators -- Access to the Nova Web site.
Subject Harrison, John, 1693-1776.
Longitude -- Measurement -- History.
Chronometers -- History.
Clock and watch makers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Genre/Form Science television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Television programs for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Jones, Peter.
Axelrod, David R.
Apsell, Paula S., 1947-
Malahide, Patrick, 1945-
Dreyfuss, Richard, 1947-
Sobel, Dava, 1947- Longitude.
Green Umbrella Ltd.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Sveriges television.
WGBH Video (Firm)
Added Title Search for longitude
Lost at sea : the search for longitude
Horizon (Television program)
Nova (Television program)
ISBN 1593758081
Standard No. 783421280793
Music No. WG28079 WGBH

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