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Author: Nigel CalderMartin FreethPeter UstinovKenneth BrecherSidney D DrellAll authors
Publisher: Riegelsville, PA : Corinth Films, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Full screen, Restored and remasteredView all editions and formats
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A documentary produced in 1979 by WGBH and the BBC to celebrate the centenary of the birth of Albert Einstein. Narrated and hosted by Peter Ustinov and written by Nigel Calder, the author of the accompanying book of the same title, the film takes place at the University of Texas' McDonald Observatory where a staff of renowned scientists and physicists take both Ustinov and the viewer through a hands on experience of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Science films
Nonfiction films
Named Person: Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Calder; Martin Freeth; Peter Ustinov; Kenneth Brecher; Sidney D Drell; Roger Penrose; Wallace Leslie William Sargent; D W Sciama; Irwin I Shapiro; John Archibald Wheeler; Malcolm Clarke, (Composer); WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.),; Corinth Films,; RB Media,
OCLC Number: 951479080
Notes: Program content: ©1979.
Credits: Music composer, Malcolm Clarke.
Performer(s): Narrator/host, Peter Ustinov ; commentators, Kenneth Brecher, Nigel Calder, Sidney Drell, Roger Penrose, Wallace Sargent, Dennis Sciama, Irwin Shapiro, John Archibald Wheeler.
Description: 1 videodisc (118 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation.
Responsibility: produced in association with WGBH Boston ; written by Nigel Calder ; produced by Martin Freeth.

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A documentary produced in 1979 by WGBH and the BBC to celebrate the centenary of the birth of Albert Einstein. Narrated and hosted by Peter Ustinov and written by Nigel Calder, the author of the accompanying book of the same title, the film takes place at the University of Texas' McDonald Observatory where a staff of renowned scientists and physicists take both Ustinov and the viewer through a hands on experience of the various facets of Einstein's theory of general relativity.

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