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Trapped in an elevator [videorecording] /
a Nova production by New Wrinkle, Inc. for WGBH Boston ; produced by Joseph Seamans and Janet Driscoll Smith ; written and directed by Joseph Seamans.
imprint
[United States] : PBS Distribution, 2010.
description
1 videodisc (ca. 56 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN
1608833208, 9781608833207
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
[United States] : PBS Distribution, 2010.
isbn
1608833208
9781608833207
standard identifier
841887013239
publisher #
NOVA6208
general note
DVD release of the broadcast of a single episode of the television series Nova on PBS.
performer
Narrated by John Lithgow.
abstract
Reveals the secret life of these commonplace machines. Once brawny but simple machines, elevators are getting a brainy makeover. Computer controls are getting passengers to their destinations faster and more safely than ever before. But will the elevator-wary be comfortable handing over the reins to computers?
language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing; described for the visually impaired.
catalogue key
8779366
technical details
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; stereo.
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Summaries
Main Description
Elevators move millions of passengers every day. In TRAPPED IN AN ELEVATOR, NOVA reveals the secret life of these ubiquitous machines. Once brawny but simple machines, elevators are getting a brainy makeover. Computer controls are getting passengers to their destinations faster and more safely than ever before. But will the elevator-wary be comfortable handing over the reins to computers?

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