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Defeat into victory : Dennis Conner and the Americas cup 83-87

Author: Peter SnellIan MorrisonDale HartlebenRobert HillmanPeter JefferiesAll authors
Publisher: [S.l.] : Vidmark Entertainment, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1983 the longest winning streak in the history of the America's Cup came to an end. For one man in particular, the defeat to Australia was cataclysmic. In the final race at Newport, Rhode Island, Dennis Conner--Captain of the "Liberty," made a single tactical error that cost him the race and the cup. Filmed over a five year peiod by cameramen around the world and hosted by Charlton Heston this is a lasting and  Read more...
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Named Person: Dennis Conner
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Snell; Ian Morrison; Dale Hartleben; Robert Hillman; Peter Jefferies; Bob Saunders; Tim Slessor; Charlton Heston; Dennis Conner; British Lion Films.; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Vidmark Entertainment.
OCLC Number: 17993288
Credits: Edited by Paul Martin Smith ; music by Richard Mitchell ; camera, Mike Coles ... [et al.] ; editors, Steve Hills, David Thomas ; post production services, Carlyle Post Productions ; research Liza Taylor, Sandra Wellington.
Performer(s): Hosted and narrated by Charlton Heston.
Description: 1 videocassette (97 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Dennis Conner and the Americas cup 83-87
Responsibility: executive producer, Peter Snell ; written & co-produced by Ian Morrison ; produced by Dale Hartleben ; directors, Dale Hartleben, Robert Hillman, Peter Jefferies, Ian Morrison, Bob Saunders ; executive producer for the BBC, Tim Slessor ; producer for the BBC, Bob Saunders ; a British Lion BBC co-production.

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In 1983 the longest winning streak in the history of the America's Cup came to an end. For one man in particular, the defeat to Australia was cataclysmic. In the final race at Newport, Rhode Island, Dennis Conner--Captain of the "Liberty," made a single tactical error that cost him the race and the cup. Filmed over a five year peiod by cameramen around the world and hosted by Charlton Heston this is a lasting and entertaining record of a truly historic event as the Cup comes back to the United States.

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