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The Resource Galileo's battle for the heavens, a Nova production by Green Umbrella for WGBH/Boston in association with Channel 4 ; written and produced by David Axelrod ; directed by Peter Jones, (videorecording)

Galileo's battle for the heavens, a Nova production by Green Umbrella for WGBH/Boston in association with Channel 4 ; written and produced by David Axelrod ; directed by Peter Jones, (videorecording)

Label
Galileo's battle for the heavens
Title
Galileo's battle for the heavens
Statement of responsibility
a Nova production by Green Umbrella for WGBH/Boston in association with Channel 4 ; written and produced by David Axelrod ; directed by Peter Jones
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Dramatization of Galileo Galilei's life, including his scientific achievements and his defense of his controversial theory that the earth revolves around the sun. Also includes how letters from his illegitimate daughter, Maria Celeste, a cloistered nun, have shed new light on Galileo's discoveries and his trial for heresy
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
NEO
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Brian McDairmant ; editor, Eve Gage
Dewey number
520.92
Language note
Closed-captioned. Described video
LC call number
QB36.G2
LC item number
G35 2006
PerformerNote
Simon Callow, Laura Nardi, John Fraser, Alexa Jargo
Runtime
120
Technique
live action
Label
Galileo's battle for the heavens, a Nova production by Green Umbrella for WGBH/Boston in association with Channel 4 ; written and produced by David Axelrod ; directed by Peter Jones, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book Galileo's daughter by Dava Sobel
  • Originally broadcast in the television series Nova
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm64386527
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ; Described edition
Extent
1 videodisc (120 min.)
Isbn
9781593755737
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421408692
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WG40869
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) o64386527
System details
DVD, region 1, letterboxed; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Galileo's battle for the heavens, a Nova production by Green Umbrella for WGBH/Boston in association with Channel 4 ; written and produced by David Axelrod ; directed by Peter Jones, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book Galileo's daughter by Dava Sobel
  • Originally broadcast in the television series Nova
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm64386527
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ; Described edition
Extent
1 videodisc (120 min.)
Isbn
9781593755737
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421408692
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WG40869
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) o64386527
System details
DVD, region 1, letterboxed; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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