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Author: Samuel Y GibbonDavid D ConnellPaul DooleyTom WhedonJohn BoniAll authors
Publisher: Los Angeles : Shout! Factory ; New York : Distributed by Sony BMG Music Entertainment, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Partial animation : Juvenile audience : 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: Television serials
Children's television programs
Television programs
Educational television programs
Educational
Children's
Juvenile works
Children's films
Juvenile films
Material Type: Juvenile audience, 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; Zero Mostel; Carroll O'Connor; Jean Stapleton; Wilt Chamberlain; Victor Borge; Gary Owens; Dean Martin; Joe Raposo; Children's Television Workshop.; Sesame Workshop.; Shout! Factory (Firm); Sony BMG Music Entertainment.
ISBN: 0738935093 9780738935096
OCLC Number: 75961359
Notes: Title from container.
Special features: New episode intros; trivia ; Disc 1: Play all songs; "Remembering 'The Electric Company'": ensemble members Luis Avalos, Jim Boyd, Judy Graubart, Skip Hinnant and Hattie Winston look back ; Disc 2: Play all songs; 'The Electric Company' documentary (1975): the effect of the show on schoolchildren ; Disc 3: Play all songs; Bill Cosby on 'The Dick Cavett show' (Nov. 10, 1971) ; Disc 4: Play all songs.
Credits: Music 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 ; guest stars, Carroll O'Connor, Jean Stapleton, Wilt Chamberlain, Victor Borge, Gary Owens, Dean Martin.
Event notes: Originally broadcast on PBS television from 1971-1976.
Description: 4 videodiscs (630 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital.
Contents: Disc 1. Episode 12 (Nov. 9, 1971) ; Episode 73 (Feb. 2, 1972) ; Episode 150 (Nov. 17, 1972) ; Episode 166 (Dec. 11, 1972) ; Episode 197 (Jan. 23, 1973) --
Disc 2. Episode 223 (Feb. 28, 1973) ; Episode 227 (March 6, 1973) ; Episode 230 (March 9, 1973) ; Episode 232 (March 13, 1973) ; Episode 253 (April 11, 1973) --
Disc 3. Episode 322 (Jan. 29, 1974) ; Episode 375 (March 29, 1974) ; Episode 502 (March 25, 1975) ; Episode 27A (Nov. 25, 1975) ; Episode 35A (Dec. 5, 1975) --
Disc 4. Episode 57A (Jan. 6, 1976) ; Episode 60A (Jan. 9, 1976) ; Episode 77A (Feb. 3, 1976) ; Episode 105A (March 12, 1976) ; Episode 122A (Oct. 6, 1975).
Other Titles: Electric Company (Television program)
Responsibility: Children's Television Workshop ; executive producers, Samuel Y. Gibbon, Jr., Dave D. Connell ; head writers, Paul Dooley, Tom Whedon ; writers, John Boni, Sara Compton, Tom Dunsmuir, Elaine Laron, Thad Mumford, Alan Riefe, Albert Rosenzweig, Jeremy Stevens, Jim Thurman ; Sesame Workshop.

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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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