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Empire of the air [videorecording] : the men who made radio / a Florentine Films production ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington
DVDs DVDs | Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment | 2004 | Full screen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Nonfiction (Call number: 621.384 E)
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Imprint
[Alexandria, VA] : PBS Home Video : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, 2004.
Edition
Full screen version.
Descript
1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.) : sd., col. & b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
Ken Burns' America collection
Ken Burns' America collection.
System Det
DVD; Dolby Digital mono.
Note
Closed-captioned.
Performer
Jason Robards, narrator.
Credits
Producers, Ken Burns, Morgan Wesson, Tom Lewis ; writer, Geoffrey C. Ward ; cinematography, Ken Burns, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore ; editor, Paul Barnes ; music direction, Ken Burns, Jesse Carr ; sound, Morgan Wesson, Roger Sherman, Alan Barker, Todd Bellanca.
Note
Originally broadcast on PBS television in 1991.
Based on the book: Empire of the air / by Tom Lewis.
Audience
Not rated.
Summary
Story of radio from 1906-1955 and the three men who made it happen: Lee de Forest, Edwin Howard Armstrong, and David Sarnoff. Combines archival photographs, newsreels of the period, interviews, and radio soundtrack.
Local Note
MW, 11-09
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Alt Title
Empire of the air (Television program)
ISBN
141570239X
9781415702390
ISBN/ISSN
097368857445
Music #
88574 PBS Home Video
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