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The Resource Empire of the air : : the men who made radio, a Florentine Films production ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns, Morgan Wesson, Tom Lewis ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington, (videorecording)

Empire of the air : : the men who made radio, a Florentine Films production ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns, Morgan Wesson, Tom Lewis ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington, (videorecording)

Label
Empire of the air : : the men who made radio
Title
Empire of the air :
Title remainder
the men who made radio
Statement of responsibility
a Florentine Films production ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns, Morgan Wesson, Tom Lewis ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Story of radio from 1906-1955 and the three men who made it happen: Lee de Forest, Edwin Howard Armstrong, and David Sarnoff. Combines archival photographs, newsreels of the period, interviews, and radio soundtrack
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
GEC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Ken Burns, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore ; editor, Paul Barnes ; music direction, Ken Burns, Jesse Carr ; sound, Morgan Wesson, Roger Sherman, Alan Barker, Todd Bellanca
Dewey number
621.384/109034
Language note
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Jason Robards, narrator
Runtime
120
Series statement
Ken Burns' America collection
Technique
live action
Label
Empire of the air : : the men who made radio, a Florentine Films production ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns, Morgan Wesson, Tom Lewis ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Full screen version in a format preserving the aspect ratio of its original television exhibition
  • DVD release of the documentary originally broadcast on PBS
  • Based on the book: Empire of the air / by Tom Lewis
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen presentation.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.)
Isbn
9781415702390
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097368857445
Other physical details
sd., col. & b&w
Publisher number
  • 88574
  • EAMR601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)56555100
System details
DVD; Dolby digital audio
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Empire of the air : : the men who made radio, a Florentine Films production ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns, Morgan Wesson, Tom Lewis ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Full screen version in a format preserving the aspect ratio of its original television exhibition
  • DVD release of the documentary originally broadcast on PBS
  • Based on the book: Empire of the air / by Tom Lewis
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen presentation.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.)
Isbn
9781415702390
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097368857445
Other physical details
sd., col. & b&w
Publisher number
  • 88574
  • EAMR601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)56555100
System details
DVD; Dolby digital audio
Video recording format
DVD

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