The Resource Ben Franklin's Balloons, directed by Stéphane Bégoin ; produced by Sylvie Barbe & Jean-Marc Robert

Ben Franklin's Balloons, directed by Stéphane Bégoin ; produced by Sylvie Barbe & Jean-Marc Robert

Label
Ben Franklin's Balloons
Title
Ben Franklin's Balloons
Statement of responsibility
directed by Stéphane Bégoin ; produced by Sylvie Barbe & Jean-Marc Robert
Contributor
Director
Narrator
Producer
Production company
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The first stage in human flight didn't begin with the Wright brothers at Kitty Hawk, but with daring inventors and aeronauts in 18th century Paris. In a period of just 19 months, humanity not only left the ground for the first time--a moment as significant as the Apollo moon landing--but thanks to a handful of brilliant and colorful pioneers, developed all the essential features of today's hot air and gas balloons. Their exploits fascinated Benjamin Franklin, who was serving in Paris as the American ambassador. He reported that these early flights brought tens of thousands of citizens into the streets to watch the spectacle
Cataloging source
VaAlASP
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
  • In English
  • Original language in English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Barbe, Sylvie
  • Bégoin, Stéphane
  • Robert, Jean-Marc
  • Bégoin, Stéphane
  • Robert, Jean-Marc
  • Barbe, Sylvie
  • Lewman, Lance
  • Docside Production (Firm)
Runtime
54
Series statement
NOVA
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Montgolfier, Jacques-Etienne
  • Montgolfier, Joseph-Michel
  • Hot air balloons
  • Physics
  • Innovation and invention
  • Aerospace engineering
  • Hot air balloons
  • Aviation technology
  • Paris, Ile-de-France
Target audience
adult
Label
Ben Franklin's Balloons, directed by Stéphane Bégoin ; produced by Sylvie Barbe & Jean-Marc Robert
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed March 29, 2016)
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • vz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (54 minutes)
Form of item
online
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (VaAlASP)2800442
  • (OCoLC)910680381
  • (VaAlASP)ASP2800442/marc
  • (EXLCZ)994340000000157588
Video recording format
other
Label
Ben Franklin's Balloons, directed by Stéphane Bégoin ; produced by Sylvie Barbe & Jean-Marc Robert
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed March 29, 2016)
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • vz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (54 minutes)
Form of item
online
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (VaAlASP)2800442
  • (OCoLC)910680381
  • (VaAlASP)ASP2800442/marc
  • (EXLCZ)994340000000157588
Video recording format
other

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