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[The Farnsworth invention on The today show]

Author: Jamie Gangel; Aaron Sorkin; Hank Azaria; NBC Television Network.
Publisher: New York, 2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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News segment devoted to the Broadway production of Aaron Sorkin's play The Farnsworth invention. The play is a drama based loosely on fact concerning the invention of television, and the rivalry of two primary claimants to the development of the technology, inventor Philo Farnsworth and communications mogul David Sarnoff. Segment includes brief excerpts from the play, and excerpts from interviews with playwright  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Television
Drama
Named Person: Aaron Sorkin; Philo Taylor Farnsworth; David Sarnoff; Aaron Sorkin; Hank Azaria
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jamie Gangel; Aaron Sorkin; Hank Azaria; NBC Television Network.
OCLC Number: 246685998
Notes: No credits on tape. Title supplied by cataloger.
Cast: Featuring Aaron Sorkin and Hank Azaria. Interviewer: Jamie Gangel.
Event notes: Videotaped at the Music Box Theatre and elsewhere in New York, N.Y. Originally broadcast on NBC-TV on Nov. 4, 2007.
Description: 1 videodisc (6 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. (DVD)
Other Titles: Today show (Television program)
Responsibility: Produced for the Today show, NBC-TV, New York, N.Y.

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News segment devoted to the Broadway production of Aaron Sorkin's play The Farnsworth invention. The play is a drama based loosely on fact concerning the invention of television, and the rivalry of two primary claimants to the development of the technology, inventor Philo Farnsworth and communications mogul David Sarnoff. Segment includes brief excerpts from the play, and excerpts from interviews with playwright Aaron Sorkin and actor Hank Azaria, who played Sarnoff. The play opened at the Music Box Theatre on Dec. 3, 2007, and closed on March 2, 2008.

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