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

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

Label
Galileo's battle for the heavens
Title
Galileo's battle for the heavens
Statement of responsibility
a Nova production by Green Umbrella for WGBH/Boston in association with Channel 4 ; written and produced by David Axelrod ; directed by Peter Jones
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
Cataloging source
NEO
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Nova (Television program)
Credits note
Director of photography, Brian McDairmant ; editor, Eve Gage
Dewey number
520.92
Language note
Closed-captioned. Described video
LC call number
QB36.G2
LC item number
G35 2006
PerformerNote
Simon Callow, Laura Nardi, John Fraser, Alexa Jargo
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1949-
  • 1931-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Axelrod, David
  • Jones, Peter
  • Callow, Simon
  • Nardi, Laura
  • Fraser, John
  • Jargo, Alexa
  • McDairmant, Brian
  • Gage, Eve
  • 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
Technique
live action
Label
Galileo's battle for the heavens, a Nova production by Green Umbrella for WGBH/Boston in association with Channel 4 ; written and produced by David Axelrod ; directed by Peter Jones, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the book Galileo's daughter by Dava Sobel
  • Originally broadcast in the television series Nova
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
ocm64386527
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (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
  • (OCoLC)64386527
  • (Sirsi) a930208
System details
DVD, region 1, letterboxed; Dolby Digital
Terms governing use
For home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Galileo's battle for the heavens, a Nova production by Green Umbrella for WGBH/Boston in association with Channel 4 ; written and produced by David Axelrod ; directed by Peter Jones, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the book Galileo's daughter by Dava Sobel
  • Originally broadcast in the television series Nova
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
ocm64386527
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (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
  • (OCoLC)64386527
  • (Sirsi) a930208
System details
DVD, region 1, letterboxed; Dolby Digital
Terms governing use
For home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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