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The Resource Connections, British Broadcasting Corporation and Time-Life Films ; produced by Mick Jackson and David Kennard ; written and presented by James Burke

Connections, British Broadcasting Corporation and Time-Life Films ; produced by Mick Jackson and David Kennard ; written and presented by James Burke

Label
Connections
Title
Connections
Statement of responsibility
British Broadcasting Corporation and Time-Life Films ; produced by Mick Jackson and David Kennard ; written and presented by James Burke
Title variation
James Burke's Connections
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
James Burke presents science as a detective story, illustrating the connections between events of the past and inventions of the future. Burke tracks through twelve thousand years of history for the clues that lead to eight great life-changing inventions-- the atom bomb, telecommunications, the computer, the production line, jet aircraft, plastics, rocketry and television
Cataloging source
JED
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
909
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
LC call number
T15
LC item number
.B76
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1936-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burke, James
  • Jackson, Mick
  • Kennard, David
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Time-Life Films
Runtime
520
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civilization, Modern
  • Technology and civilization
  • Technology
  • Civilization, Modern
  • Technology
  • Technology and civilization
Technique
live action
Label
Connections, British Broadcasting Corporation and Time-Life Films ; produced by Mick Jackson and David Kennard ; written and presented by James Burke
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"The BBC classics."
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
v. 1. The trigger effect -- v. 2. Death in the morning -- v. 3. Distant voices -- v. 4. Faith in numbers -- v. 5. The wheel of fortune -- v. 6. Thunder in the skies -- v. 7. The long chain -- v. 8. Eat, drink, and be merry -- v. 9. Countdown -- v. 10 Yesterday, tomorrow, and you
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
5 videodiscs (104 min. each)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm49885318
  • (OCoLC)49885318
  • 2682503
  • 1363937
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Connections, British Broadcasting Corporation and Time-Life Films ; produced by Mick Jackson and David Kennard ; written and presented by James Burke
Publication
Note
"The BBC classics."
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
v. 1. The trigger effect -- v. 2. Death in the morning -- v. 3. Distant voices -- v. 4. Faith in numbers -- v. 5. The wheel of fortune -- v. 6. Thunder in the skies -- v. 7. The long chain -- v. 8. Eat, drink, and be merry -- v. 9. Countdown -- v. 10 Yesterday, tomorrow, and you
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
5 videodiscs (104 min. each)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm49885318
  • (OCoLC)49885318
  • 2682503
  • 1363937
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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