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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, (DVD 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, (DVD 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
Language note
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Jason Robards, narrator
Runtime
120
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, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
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
  • For specific features see interactive menu
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD)(120 min.)
Isbn
9781415702390
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097368857445
Other physical details
sound, color & black and white
Publisher number
88574
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
611544
System details
DVD; Dolby digital mono
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, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Distribution
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
  • For specific features see interactive menu
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD)(120 min.)
Isbn
9781415702390
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097368857445
Other physical details
sound, color & black and white
Publisher number
88574
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
611544
System details
DVD; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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