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Edison's miracle of light

Author: Matthew CollinsJohn WalterDavid G McCulloughElevator Pictures (Firm)WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, [1996], ©1995.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses Thomas Edison's invention of the light bulb and his subsequent battle with George Westinghouse over the type of electric current to be used. Traces his development of the electric industry and the launching of the Edison General Electric Company.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Thomas A Edison; George Westinghouse; Thomas A Edison; George Westinghouse
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Collins; John Walter; David G McCullough; Elevator Pictures (Firm); WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); WGBH Educational Foundation.; PBS Video.
OCLC Number: 35045577
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Videocassette release of a documentary originally shown in 1995 on the television show: The American experience.
Credits: Director of photography, Andrew Moore ; editor, John Walter ; original music, Robert Miller ; narrator, Peter Coyote.
Performer(s): Host, David McCullough.
Description: 1 videocassette (57 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: WGBH Educational Foundation ; an Elevator Pictures, Inc. film for the American Experience ; WGBH, Boston ; producer, Matthew Collins ; director, John Walter ; written by Matthew Collins and John Walter.

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Discusses Thomas Edison's invention of the light bulb and his subsequent battle with George Westinghouse over the type of electric current to be used. Traces his development of the electric industry and the launching of the Edison General Electric Company.

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