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Modern marvels. / Sears Tower

Author: Max RaphaelCarey RandallTom KealyTony TonyanRaymond J KrollAll authors
Publisher: Burlington, VT : A & E Home Video ; New York, NY : Distributed by New Video, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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It was one of the most ambitious construction projects ever undertaken. When the Sears Company decided to consolidate their operations under one roof, the only way to make it happen was to create the world's largest corporate headquarters. The completion of Sears Tower gave Chicago a new landmark - the tallest building in the world. From the initial plans to the ongoing operations, trace the history of the Sears  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentary
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Max Raphael; Carey Randall; Tom Kealy; Tony Tonyan; Raymond J Kroll; Ned Miller; Greg Steinbrecher; Brian Temple; Guy Thomas; Arts and Entertainment Network.; New Video Group.
ISBN: 0767077407 9780767077408
OCLC Number: 57206223
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Credits: Camera, Ned Miller, Greg Steinbrecher, Brian Templer ; animation, Randall Rickert ; editor, Andrew Corwin ; music, Guy Thomas.
Performer(s): Narrator: Max Raphael ; interviews with: Carey Randall, Tom Kealy, Tony Tonyan, Raymond J. Kroll, Phil Chinn, Dennis Preisler, Bob Schaefer, John Zils, Richard Halpern, Hal Iyengar, Vic Mugica, Mike Jamison, Tom Stack, Leroy Brown, Ron Romano.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videocassette (45 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS, full screen (1.33:1) presentation.
Other Titles: Sears Tower
Modern marvels (Television program)
Responsibility: produced by Actuality Productions, Inc. [for] History Television Network Productions ; producer, Bruce Nash ; written and produced by Kristina Djonic, Emily Lau.

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It was one of the most ambitious construction projects ever undertaken. When the Sears Company decided to consolidate their operations under one roof, the only way to make it happen was to create the world's largest corporate headquarters. The completion of Sears Tower gave Chicago a new landmark - the tallest building in the world. From the initial plans to the ongoing operations, trace the history of the Sears Tower, documenting the innovations that the massive structure demanded and meeting with the men and women who keep the now decades-old skyscraper operating smoothly.

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