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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, (videorecording DVD)

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, (videorecording DVD)

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
  • eng
  • 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 ; music, Mark Adler ; animation, Burrell Durrant Hifle
Dewey number
520.92
Language note
Closed-captioned ; optional audio descriptions for the visually impaired
PerformerNote
Narrator, Liev Schreiber ; cast, Simon Callow, Laura Nardi, John Fraser, Alexa Jargo
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1949-
  • 1931-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jones, Peter
  • Schrieber, Liev
  • Callow, Simon
  • Nardi, Laura
  • Fraser, John
  • Jargo, Alexa
  • Sobel, Dava
  • Green Umbrella Ltd
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • Channel Four (Great Britain)
  • WGBH Video (Firm)
Runtime
113
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sobel, Dava
  • Galilei, Galileo
  • Galilei, Galileo
  • Galilei, Maria Celeste
  • Inquisition
  • Catholic Church
  • Astronomy
  • Astronomy
  • Astronomy
  • Astronomy, Renaissance
  • Astronomers
  • Astronomers
  • Scientists
Target audience
adolescent
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, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book Galileo's daughter by Dava Sobel
  • Originally broadcast on the public television series Nova
  • Program content originally produced in 2002
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Special features: Printable materials for educators [pdf file] -- Access to the NOVA web site [requires internet access]
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (120 min.)
Isbn
9781593755737
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421408692
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WG40869
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm64386527
  • (OCoLC)64386527
System details
DVD-ROM ; NTSC , region 1 ; letterboxed ; Dolby Digital ; access to teaching materials requires computer with DVD-ROM drive and Adobe Reader software
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, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book Galileo's daughter by Dava Sobel
  • Originally broadcast on the public television series Nova
  • Program content originally produced in 2002
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Special features: Printable materials for educators [pdf file] -- Access to the NOVA web site [requires internet access]
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (120 min.)
Isbn
9781593755737
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421408692
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WG40869
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm64386527
  • (OCoLC)64386527
System details
DVD-ROM ; NTSC , region 1 ; letterboxed ; Dolby Digital ; access to teaching materials requires computer with DVD-ROM drive and Adobe Reader software
Video recording format
DVD

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