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The Resource Galileo's battle for the heavens, written and produced by David Axelrod ; directed by Peter Jones ; a Nova production by Green Umbrella for WGBH/Boston in association with Channel 4, (videorecording)

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

Label
Galileo's battle for the heavens
Title
Galileo's battle for the heavens
Statement of responsibility
written and produced by David Axelrod ; directed by Peter Jones ; a Nova production by Green Umbrella for WGBH/Boston in association with Channel 4
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Member of
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Nova (Television program)
Credits note
Director of photography, Brian McDairmant ; editor, Eve Gage ; music, Mark Adler
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Narrator, Liev Schreiber ; cast, Simon Callow, Laura Nardi, John Fraser, Alexa Jargo, Carnelius Garrett
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1949-
  • 1931-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Axelrod, David
  • Jones, Peter
  • Callow, Simon
  • Nardi, Laura
  • Fraser, John
  • Jargo, Alexa
  • Garrett, Carnelius
  • Schreiber, Liev
  • Sobel, Dava
  • Green Umbrella Ltd
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • Channel Four (Great Britain)
  • WGBH Video (Firm)
Runtime
120
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Galilei, Galileo
  • Astronomers
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Galileo's battle for the heavens, written and produced by David Axelrod ; directed by Peter Jones ; a Nova production by Green Umbrella for WGBH/Boston in association with Channel 4, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on the television series Nova
  • Based on the book Galileo's daughter by Dava Sobel
  • Widescreen presentation
  • Special features: DVD-ROM features
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2836275
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.)
Isbn
9781593755737
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421408692
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
WG40869
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781593755737
  • (OCoLC)64386527
System details
DVD; region 1; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Galileo's battle for the heavens, written and produced by David Axelrod ; directed by Peter Jones ; a Nova production by Green Umbrella for WGBH/Boston in association with Channel 4, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on the television series Nova
  • Based on the book Galileo's daughter by Dava Sobel
  • Widescreen presentation
  • Special features: DVD-ROM features
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2836275
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.)
Isbn
9781593755737
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421408692
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
WG40869
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781593755737
  • (OCoLC)64386527
System details
DVD; region 1; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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