The Resource American Experience : Edison : the father of invention

American Experience : Edison : the father of invention

Label
American Experience : Edison : the father of invention
Title
American Experience : Edison : the father of invention
Title variation
Edison : the father of invention
Contributor
Commentator
Composer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Narrator
Provider
Screenwriter
Television director
Television producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Documentary about Thomas Edison that explores the complex alchemy that accounts for the enduring celebrity of America's most famous inventor. It offers new perspectives on the man and his milieu, and illuminates not only the true nature of invention, but its role in turn-of-the-century America's rush into the future
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Edited by George O'Donnell ; original music, John Kusiak, P. Andrew Willis ; director of photography, Rafael de la Uz
Intended audience
TV parental guidelines rating: TV-PG (parental guidance suggested; this program contains material that parents may find unsuitable for younger children)
LC call number
TK140.E3
LC item number
E357 2015
PerformerNote
Narrator, Michael Murphy ; commentators, Lisa Gitelman, Nathan Myhrvold
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ferrari, Michelle
  • Pollak, Amanda
  • Murphy, Michael
  • Gitelman, Lisa
  • Myhrvold, Nathan
  • Kusiak, John
  • Willis, P. Andrew
  • O'Donnell, George
  • Uz, Rafael de la
  • Kanopy
Runtime
114
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Edison, Thomas A.
  • Inventors
  • Edison, Thomas A.
  • Inventors
  • United States
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
American Experience : Edison : the father of invention
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Documentary
  • Originally produced as an episode of the television series: American experience
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (approximately 120 min., that is 114 min.)
Isbn
9781627892209
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
other
Video recording format
other
Label
American Experience : Edison : the father of invention
Publication
Note
  • Documentary
  • Originally produced as an episode of the television series: American experience
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (approximately 120 min., that is 114 min.)
Isbn
9781627892209
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
other
Video recording format
other

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