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The poisoner's handbook

Author: Rob RapleyMichelle FerrariOliver PlattDeborah BlumApograph Productions,All authors
Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [Arlington, Virginia?] : PBS Distribution, [2014] [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Wide screenView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of the dawn of forensic investigation, focusing on a number of cases of death by poisoning as well as accidental death by exposure to deadly chemicals. Examines the pioneering efforts of New York's first medical examiner Charles Norris and his assistant, toxicologist Alexander Gettler.
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Genre/Form: Medical television programs
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Biographical television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentaries and Factual Films
Biography
Named Person: Charles Norris; Alexander Gettler; Charles Norris; Alexander Gettler
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Rob Rapley; Michelle Ferrari; Oliver Platt; Deborah Blum; Apograph Productions,; American Experience Films,; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.),; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.),
ISBN: 9781608830381 1608830381
OCLC Number: 865479253
Language Note: English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Notes: "Based in part on the book The poisoner's handbook by Deborah Blum."
Originally produced as an episode of the television series: American experience.
"American experience is a production of WGBH."
Credits: Edited by Don Kleszy ; cinematography by Tim Cragg ; music, Nathan Halpern.
Performer(s): Narrated by Oliver Platt ; featured expert, Deborah Blum.
Event notes: Originally broadcast by PBS Jan. 7, 2014.
Target Audience: TV parental guidelines rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 DVD (approximately 120 min.) : sound, color with black & white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround.
Other Titles: Poisoner's handbook :
American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: an Apograph Productions film for American Experience ; American Experience Films presents ; story by Michelle Ferrari ; telescript by Rob Rapley ; produced and directed by Rob Rapley.

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Tells the story of the dawn of forensic investigation, focusing on a number of cases of death by poisoning as well as accidental death by exposure to deadly chemicals. Examines the pioneering efforts of New York's first medical examiner Charles Norris and his assistant, toxicologist Alexander Gettler.

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