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The Electric Company's greatest hits & bits : the public television retrospective

Author: David LeafJohn ScheinfeldBill CosbyMorgan FreemanRita MorenoAll authors
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Shout! Factory ; New York : Distributed by Sony BMG Music Entertainment, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A clip-filled celebration featuring many of the series' most popular segments, with Bill Cosby, Morgan Freeman, Rita Moreno, and the multi-talented Electric Company cast. A cultural phenomenon in the '70s, this wildly popular educational television show with big laughs had a bigger message: teaching children basic reading and grammar skills with the emphasis on fun. Includes interviews with cast members Jim Boyd,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's television programs
Educational television programs
Juvenile works
Children's films
Variety shows (Television)
Television programs
Children's
Juvenile films
Drama
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Leaf; John Scheinfeld; Bill Cosby; Morgan Freeman; Rita Moreno; Jimmy Boyd; Judy Graubart; Skip Hinnant; Tom Lehrer; Joan Rivers; Joan Ganz Cooney; Sesame Workshop.; Shout! Factory (Firm); Sony BMG Music Entertainment.
ISBN: 0738936731 9780738936734 0738935093 9780738935096
OCLC Number: 85852519
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from container insert.
Originally broadcast on television, beginning in 1971, as segments of: The Electric Company.
Special features: Deleted scenes--In the footsteps of Sesame Street, Target audience, Kicking it around, Mommy's doing a show, The Uncle Jimmy show, Joan Rivers on--, In the classroom, You taught me to read, man; A conversation with Tom Lehrer recorded August 25, 2006 (audio only).
Credits: Art direction and design, Meat and Potatoes, Inc.; editor, Peter S. Lynch, II.
Performer(s): Featuring: Bill Cosby, Morgan Freeman, Rita Moreno and the Electric Company cast.
Target Audience: General audience.
Description: 1 videodisc (85 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Greatest hits & bits
Greatest hits and bits
Electric Company (Television program)
Responsibility: written, directed, and produced by David Leaf & John Scheinfeld ; produced in association with Sesame Workshop.

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A clip-filled celebration featuring many of the series' most popular segments, with Bill Cosby, Morgan Freeman, Rita Moreno, and the multi-talented Electric Company cast. A cultural phenomenon in the '70s, this wildly popular educational television show with big laughs had a bigger message: teaching children basic reading and grammar skills with the emphasis on fun. Includes interviews with cast members Jim Boyd, Judy Graubart, Skip Hinnant, Tom Lehrer, Rita Moreno, Joan Rivers, and series creator Joan Ganz Cooney.

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