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The preservation of American Sign Language

Author: Brian MalzkuhnDennis CokelyGeorge W VeditzEdward Miner GallaudetEdward Allen FayAll authors
Publisher: Burtonsville, MD : Sign Media, Inc., ©2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system   Computer File : Sign languages : Special edView all editions and formats
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"[C]ontains eight vintage Sign Language performances taken from films in the Gallaudet University Archives ... Each film [includes] a brief biographical sketch of each signer. A portion of the film is shown followed by a comparison of some of the older signs with contemporary sign formation."--Www.signmedia.com.
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Genre/Form: Films for the hearing impaired
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Malzkuhn; Dennis Cokely; George W Veditz; Edward Miner Gallaudet; Edward Allen Fay; John B Hotchkiss; George T Dougherty; Robert P McGregor; Amos G Draper; Sign Media, Inc.
OCLC Number: 341702553
Notes: Signed in ASL ; English voice-over for presenter segments only.
Main feature originally produced in 1997.
Credits: Videotape editing, Verden A. Ness.
Performer(s): Presenter, Brian Malzkuhn ; voice-over, Dennis Cokely.
Description: 1 videodisc (76 min.) : sd., col. w/ b&w seq. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; NTSC.; DVD-ROM content requires DVD-ROM drive and Adobe Acrobat Reader software.
Contents: Excerpts from the following films are presented: Preservation of sign language (George W. Veditz) --
Lorna Doone (Dr. Edward M. Gallaudet) --
Dom Pedro's visit to Gallaudet College (Dr. E.A. Fay) --
Memories of Old Hatford (Dr. John B. Hotchkiss) --
The discovery of chloroform (Dr. George T. Dougherty) --
The Universal brotherhood of man and fatherhood of God (Robert P. McGregor) --
The signing of the charter of Gallaudet College (Dr. Amos G. Draper) --
The Irishman's flea (Robert P. McGregor). Special features : Entire speech, "The Preservation of sign language," by George Veditz ; DVD-ROM features (Old vs. New sign list in PDF format ; Images of Dr. George T. Dougherty, Dr. E.A. Fay and Dr. Edward M. Gallaudet in jpg format.).
Responsibility: Sign Media, Inc. presents ; directed by Dennis Cokely.

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"[C]ontains eight vintage Sign Language performances taken from films in the Gallaudet University Archives ... Each film [includes] a brief biographical sketch of each signer. A portion of the film is shown followed by a comparison of some of the older signs with contemporary sign formation."--Www.signmedia.com.

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