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Modern marvels : Weird and wonderful world of the everyday. Underwear ; Whiskey

Author: Actuality Productions.; History Channel (Television network); Arts and Entertainment Network.
Publisher: New York : A & E Television Networks, 2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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From itchy woolen union suits to comfortable briefs and boxers, learn how our undergarments have evolved over the last 100 years. A visit to the Jockey factory will show how men's briefs go from the loom to finished sewn product. See how fire-retardant underwear can save lives and how some materials actually enhance athletic performance. Learn the celebrated history of whiskey and discover how the various whiskeys  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
History
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Actuality Productions.; History Channel (Television network); Arts and Entertainment Network.
OCLC Number: 298258359
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast as episodes of the television series Modern marvels on the History Channel.
Credits: Narrator, Max Raphael ; Underwear: writer/producer, Joanne Fish ; camera, Dave Baker [and others] ; editor, Scot Kelly ; Music, Alan Ett Music Group ; Whiskey: writer/producer, Sean Dash ; camera, Keith Barefoot [and others] ; editor, David Beatty ; music, Guy Thomas.
Description: 2 videodiscs (100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Corn --
Rats --
Sticky stuff --
Vacuums --
Batteries --
Magnets --
Underwear --
Whiskey.
Other Titles: Underwear
Whiskey
Modern marvels (Television program)
Responsibility: produced by Actuality Productions, Inc. ; The History Channel ; A & E Television Networks.

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From itchy woolen union suits to comfortable briefs and boxers, learn how our undergarments have evolved over the last 100 years. A visit to the Jockey factory will show how men's briefs go from the loom to finished sewn product. See how fire-retardant underwear can save lives and how some materials actually enhance athletic performance. Learn the celebrated history of whiskey and discover how the various whiskeys arrived at their distinctive tastes.

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