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The entrepreneurs, an American adventure. Part 6, Instant America

Author: Robert DuebelGaby MonetJohn Lord, (Writer)Robert MitchumMPI Home Video (Firm)All authors
Publisher: Oak Forest, IL : MPI Home Video, [1991], ©1986.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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Sixth in a six-part series on American entrepreneurs, featuring great pioneers of American invention, with interviews, early filmed dramatizations, classic TV commercials, silent newsreels, home movies and historic photographs. This segment focuses on entrepreneurs who built communications and information systems in America: Samuel Morse (developed the Morse Code); Alexander Graham Bell (invented the telephone);  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Samuel Finley Breese Morse; Alexander Graham Bell; George Eastman; Chester Floyd Carlson; Adolph Zukor; David Sarnoff; An Wang; Alexander Graham Bell; Chester Floyd Carlson; George Eastman; Samuel Finley Breese Morse; David Sarnoff; An Wang; Adolph Zukor
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Duebel; Gaby Monet; John Lord, (Writer); Robert Mitchum; MPI Home Video (Firm); Martin Sandler Productions.; Concepts Unlimited.; Enterprise Media Inc.
ISBN: 1562782347 9781562782344
OCLC Number: 45594668
Notes: A production of Martin Sandler Productions, Ltd. in association with Concepts Unlimited. Presented by Enterprise Media Inc.
Videocassette version of a 1986 television program.
Credits: Executive producer, Martin W. Sandler ; directors of photography, Lloyd Freidus, Robert Levi ; editor, Sarah Holt.
Performer(s): Host, Robert Mitchum.
Description: 1 videocassette (50 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format. Hi-fi, mono.
Other Titles: Instant America
Entrepreneurs (Television program)
Responsibility: directed by Robert Deubel ; producer, Gaby Monet ; written by John Lord.

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Sixth in a six-part series on American entrepreneurs, featuring great pioneers of American invention, with interviews, early filmed dramatizations, classic TV commercials, silent newsreels, home movies and historic photographs. This segment focuses on entrepreneurs who built communications and information systems in America: Samuel Morse (developed the Morse Code); Alexander Graham Bell (invented the telephone); George Eastman (made photography affordable); Chester Carlson (originated the first photocopier); Adolph Zukor (pioneered the moving picture industry and Paramount Studios); David Sarnoff (founded RCA and NBC); and Dr. An Wang (created the first word processor).

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