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Lost at sea [videorecording] : the search for longitude /
a Nova Production by Green Umbrella LLC for WGBH Boston and BBC Horizon in association with Sveriges Television ; telescript and produced by David R. Axelrod ; directed by Peter Jones.
imprint
[South Burlington, Vt.] : WGBH Boston Video, 2008.
description
1 videodisc (ca. 54 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN
1593758081, 9781593758080
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
[South Burlington, Vt.] : WGBH Boston Video, 2008.
isbn
1593758081
9781593758080
standard identifier
783421280793
publisher #
WG28079
credits note
Director of photography, Brian McDairmont ; editor, Eve Gage ; music composed by Dan Jones ; executive producer, Paula S. Apsell.
general note
Based on the book Longitude by Dava Sobel.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1998.
Special features include: printable materials for educators; access to the Nova Web site.
Title from container.
Videodisc release of a program from the PBS series Nova, which also ran as an episode of the BBC series Horizon.
performer
Narrator, Richard Dreyfuss ; Patrick Malahide (John Harrison).
abstract
Recounts how John Harrision discovered the concept of longitude in the 18th century, thus making the waters safe for navigation.
language note
Closed captioned.
catalogue key
6942678
technical details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; full screen presentation; Dolby Digital.

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