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Longitude : the time-spanning high seas epic

Author: Charles SturridgeJeremy IronsMichael GambonIan HartDava SobelAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : A & E Home Video : Distributed by New Video, 2000.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Interweaves two stories: John Harrison's forty-year obsession with building his perfect timekeeper, know today as the chronometer; and Naval officer Rupert Gould who, two hundred years later, stumbles across Harrison's long-neglected mechanical masterpieces.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Film adaptations
History
Named Person: Dava Sobel; John Harrison; John Harrison; Dava Sobel; John Harrison; Rupurt Thomas Gould
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Sturridge; Jeremy Irons; Michael Gambon; Ian Hart; Dava Sobel; New Video Group (Firm); Channel 4 (Television); Granada Films (Firm); Arts and Entertainment Network (Television); A & E Television Network.
ISBN: 076702771X 9780767027717 0767027728 9780767027724 0767027736 9780767027731
OCLC Number: 780006763
Language Note: In English dialogue.
Notes: Originally produced for television in 1999.
In Dolby digital surround sound, hi-fi stereo.
Based on the book by Dava Sobel.
Standard version.
Credits: Director, writer, Charles Sturridge ; producer, Selwyn Roberts ; composer, Geoffrey Burgon ; editor, Peter Coulson ; director of photography, Peter Hannan.
Performer(s): Starring Jeremy irons, Michael Gambon, Ian Hart.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 200 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Special features: Behind-the-scenes featurette ; Interactive menus ; Scene selection.
Responsibility: Granada Films ; Channel Four ; A & E Television Network.

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Interweaves two stories: John Harrison's forty-year obsession with building his perfect timekeeper, know today as the chronometer; and Naval officer Rupert Gould who, two hundred years later, stumbles across Harrison's long-neglected mechanical masterpieces.

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