The Resource Empire of the air : the men who made radio, a Florentine Films production ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns, Morgan Wesson, Tom Lewis ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington, (videorecording)

Empire of the air : the men who made radio, a Florentine Films production ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns, Morgan Wesson, Tom Lewis ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington, (videorecording)

Label
Empire of the air : the men who made radio
Title
Empire of the air
Title remainder
the men who made radio
Statement of responsibility
a Florentine Films production ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns, Morgan Wesson, Tom Lewis ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
VZS
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
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
Intended audience
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Jason Robards, narrator
Runtime
120
Series statement
Ken Burns' America collection
Technique
live action
Label
Empire of the air : the men who made radio, a Florentine Films production ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns, Morgan Wesson, Tom Lewis ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book: Empire of the air / by Tom Lewis
  • DVD release of the documentary originally broadcast on PBS
Control code
ocm51717130
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.)
Other physical details
sd., col. & b&w
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o51717130
  • (Sirsi) o51717130
System details
DVD format
Label
Empire of the air : the men who made radio, a Florentine Films production ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns, Morgan Wesson, Tom Lewis ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book: Empire of the air / by Tom Lewis
  • DVD release of the documentary originally broadcast on PBS
Control code
ocm51717130
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.)
Other physical details
sd., col. & b&w
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o51717130
  • (Sirsi) o51717130
System details
DVD format

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