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John Mauchly : the computer and the skateboard

Author: Paul David; Jim Reed
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : BlastOffmedia ; New York : [Distributed by] The Cinema Guild, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of what happened to the inventor, John Mauchly, as the huge potential of his invention gradually dawned on those around him - from its triumphant unveiling and first successful operations to the crushing blow of being stripped of its patent.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: John W Mauchly; J Presper Eckert; J Presper Eckert; John W Mauchly
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Paul David; Jim Reed
OCLC Number: 47057736
Credits: Music by Mark Klee [Mr. Mark], Joe Chapline, The Chickkpeas.
Description: 1 videocassette (98 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Mauchly : the computer and skateboard
Computer and the skateboard
Computer and skateboard
Responsibility: directed by Paul David and Jim Reed.

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The story of what happened to the inventor, John Mauchly, as the huge potential of his invention gradually dawned on those around him - from its triumphant unveiling and first successful operations to the crushing blow of being stripped of its patent.

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