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The best of the best of the Electric Company

Author: Samuel Y GibbonDavid D ConnellPaul DooleyTom WhedonJohn BoniAll authors
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Shout! Factory ; New York : Distributed by Sony BMG Music Entertainment, 2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Partial animation : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Comedy sketches, music, animation and special effects were the tools of this video classroom. Full of wit and energy this popular educational show from the 1970's made learning to read fun.
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Genre/Form: Children's television programs
Television programs
Educational television programs
Television programs for children's films
Educational videos
Children's
Educational
Drama
Educational films
Juvenile films
Material Type: Partial animation, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Y Gibbon; David D Connell; Paul Dooley; Tom Whedon; John Boni; Sara Compton; Tom Dunsmuir; Elaine Laron; Thad Mumford; Alan Riefe; Albert Rosenzweig; Jeremy Stevens; Jim Thurman; Bill Cosby; Morgan Freeman; Rita Moreno; Jim Boyd; Judy Graubart; Skip Hinnant; June Angela; Mel Brooks; Joan Rivers; Gene Wilder; Luis Avalos; Zero Mostel; Joe Raposo; Children's Television Workshop.; Sesame Workshop.; Shout! Factory (Firm); Sony BMG Music Entertainment.
ISBN: 9780738934631 9780738933566 0738934631 0738933562
OCLC Number: 64388345
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from container.
Originally broadcast as episodes of The Electric company on television between 1971 and 1977.
Special features: Rita Moreno remembers; Outtakes; new episode intros by Rita Moreno; trivia.
Credits: Writers, John Boni, Sara Compton, Tom Dunsmuir, Elaine Laron, Thad Mumford, Alan Riefe, Albert Rosenzweig, Jeremy Stevens, Jim Thurman ; art directors, George McWilliams, Jason Ko and Todd Gallopo ; musical director, Joe Raposo.
Cast: Bill Cosby, Morgan Freeman, Rita Moreno, Jim Boyd, Judy Graubart, Skip Hinnant, June Angela, Mel Brooks, Joan Rivers, Gene Wilder, Luis Avalos, Zero Mostel.
Target Audience: General audiences.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 165 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital.
Contents: Episode 1 (original broadcast: Oct. 25, 1971) --
Episode 26 (original broadcast: Nov. 29, 1971) --
Episode 321 (original broadcast: Jan. 14, 1974) --
Episode 437 (original broadcast: Dec. 24, 1974) --
Episode 79B (original broadcast: Feb. 3, 1977).
Other Titles: Best of the Electric Company
Electric Company (Television program)
Responsibility: the Children's Television Workshop ; Sesame Workshop ; executive producers, Samule Y. Gibbon, Jr., Dave Connell ; head writers, Paul Dooley, Tom Whedon.

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Comedy sketches, music, animation and special effects were the tools of this video classroom. Full of wit and energy this popular educational show from the 1970's made learning to read fun.

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