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The Resource The best of The Electric Company, Vol. 2, Children's Television Workshop ; head writers, Paul Dooley, Tom Whedon ; writers, John Boni, Sara Compton, Tom Dunsmuir, Elaine Laron, Thad Mumford, Alan Riefe, Albert Rosenzweig, Jeremy Stevens, Jim Thurman

The best of The Electric Company, Vol. 2, Children's Television Workshop ; head writers, Paul Dooley, Tom Whedon ; writers, John Boni, Sara Compton, Tom Dunsmuir, Elaine Laron, Thad Mumford, Alan Riefe, Albert Rosenzweig, Jeremy Stevens, Jim Thurman

Label
The best of The Electric Company, Vol. 2
Title
The best of The Electric Company
Title number
Vol. 2
Statement of responsibility
Children's Television Workshop ; head writers, Paul Dooley, Tom Whedon ; writers, John Boni, Sara Compton, Tom Dunsmuir, Elaine Laron, Thad Mumford, Alan Riefe, Albert Rosenzweig, Jeremy Stevens, Jim Thurman
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'The Electric Company' makes learning fun and reading a joyful experience through songs, animation, comedy and dance
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Electric Company (Television program)
Credits note
Music director, Joe Raposo
Date time place
Originally broadcast on PBS television from 1971-1976
Dewey number
changing to DVD from DVD x per lsw/mb/ts 3/11/11
Intended audience
General audiences
PerformerNote
  • Bill Cosby, Morgan Freeman, Rita Moreno
  • Voices: Mel Brooks, Joan Rivers, Gene Wilder, Zero Mostel
  • Special guest stars on episode 166: Carroll O'Connor, Jean Stapleton, Wilt Chamberlain, Victor Borge
  • Special guest stars on episode 223: Gary Owens, Dean Martin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1937-
  • 1926-
  • 1933-2016
  • 1915-1977
  • 1923-2013
  • 1917-1995
  • 1936-1999
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cosby, Bill
  • Freeman, Morgan
  • Moreno, Rita
  • Brooks, Mel
  • Wilder, Gene
  • Mostel, Zero
  • O'Connor, Carroll
  • Stapleton, Jean
  • Borge, Victor
  • Owens, Gary
  • Martin, Dean
  • Rivers, Joan
  • Chamberlain, Wilt
  • Children's Television Workshop
Runtime
630
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reading (Elementary)
  • English language
  • Vocabulary
  • Word recognition
Target audience
juvenile
Technique
animation and live action
Label
The best of The Electric Company, Vol. 2, Children's Television Workshop ; head writers, Paul Dooley, Tom Whedon ; writers, John Boni, Sara Compton, Tom Dunsmuir, Elaine Laron, Thad Mumford, Alan Riefe, Albert Rosenzweig, Jeremy Stevens, Jim Thurman
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Contains 20 episodes from the television series
  • Special features: New episode intros; trivia ; Disc 1: Play all songs; "Remembering 'The Electric Company'": ensemble members Luis Avalos, Jim Boyd, Judy Graubart, Skip Hinnant and Hattie Winston look back ; Disc 2: Play all songs; 'The Electric Company' documentary (1975): the effect of the show on schoolchildren ; Disc 3: Play all songs; Bill Cosby on 'The Dick Cavett show' (Nov. 10, 1971) ; Disc 4: Play all songs
  • Videorecording
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
Contents
Disc 1: Episode 12 (Nov. 9, 1971) ; Episode 73 (Feb. 2, 1972) ; Episode 150 (Nov. 17, 1972) ; Episode 166 (Dec. 11, 1972) ; Episode 197 (Jan. 23, 1973) -- Disc 2: Episode 223 (Feb. 28, 1973) ; Episode 227 (March 6, 1973) ; Episode 230 (March 9, 1973) ; Episode 232 (March 13, 1973) ; Episode 253 (April 11, 1973) -- Disc 3: Episode 322 (Jan. 29, 1974) ; Episode 375 (March 29, 1974) ; Episode 502 (March 25, 1975) ; Episode 27A (Nov. 25, 1975) ; Episode 35A (Dec. 5, 1975) -- Disc 4: Episode 57A (Jan. 6, 1976) ; Episode 60A (Jan. 9, 1976) ; Episode 77A (Feb. 3, 1976) ; Episode 105A (March 12, 1976) ; Episode 122A (Oct. 6, 1975)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (approximately 630 min.)
Isbn
9780738935096
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
826663101416
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
  • metal
  • plastic
Publisher number
826663-10141
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm75961359
  • OCoLC
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The best of The Electric Company, Vol. 2, Children's Television Workshop ; head writers, Paul Dooley, Tom Whedon ; writers, John Boni, Sara Compton, Tom Dunsmuir, Elaine Laron, Thad Mumford, Alan Riefe, Albert Rosenzweig, Jeremy Stevens, Jim Thurman
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Contains 20 episodes from the television series
  • Special features: New episode intros; trivia ; Disc 1: Play all songs; "Remembering 'The Electric Company'": ensemble members Luis Avalos, Jim Boyd, Judy Graubart, Skip Hinnant and Hattie Winston look back ; Disc 2: Play all songs; 'The Electric Company' documentary (1975): the effect of the show on schoolchildren ; Disc 3: Play all songs; Bill Cosby on 'The Dick Cavett show' (Nov. 10, 1971) ; Disc 4: Play all songs
  • Videorecording
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
Contents
Disc 1: Episode 12 (Nov. 9, 1971) ; Episode 73 (Feb. 2, 1972) ; Episode 150 (Nov. 17, 1972) ; Episode 166 (Dec. 11, 1972) ; Episode 197 (Jan. 23, 1973) -- Disc 2: Episode 223 (Feb. 28, 1973) ; Episode 227 (March 6, 1973) ; Episode 230 (March 9, 1973) ; Episode 232 (March 13, 1973) ; Episode 253 (April 11, 1973) -- Disc 3: Episode 322 (Jan. 29, 1974) ; Episode 375 (March 29, 1974) ; Episode 502 (March 25, 1975) ; Episode 27A (Nov. 25, 1975) ; Episode 35A (Dec. 5, 1975) -- Disc 4: Episode 57A (Jan. 6, 1976) ; Episode 60A (Jan. 9, 1976) ; Episode 77A (Feb. 3, 1976) ; Episode 105A (March 12, 1976) ; Episode 122A (Oct. 6, 1975)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (approximately 630 min.)
Isbn
9780738935096
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
826663101416
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
  • metal
  • plastic
Publisher number
826663-10141
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm75961359
  • OCoLC
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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