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The preservation of American Sign Language

Author: Dennis CokelyBrian MalzkuhnGeorge William VeditzEdward Miner GallaudetEdward Allen FayAll authors
Publisher: Burtonsville, MD : Sign Media, Inc., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : Sign languagesView 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: Documentary films
Film clips
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Excerpts
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis Cokely; Brian Malzkuhn; George William Veditz; Edward Miner Gallaudet; Edward Allen Fay; John B Hotchkiss; George T Dougherty; Robert P McGregor; Amos G Draper; Sign Media, Inc.
OCLC Number: 668243076
Language Note: Signed in ASL; English voice-over for presenter segments only.
Notes: 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.) : si., sd., col. w/ b&w seq. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R ; NTSC.; DVD-Rom content requires DVD-Rom drive and Adobe Acrobat Reader software.
Contents: Excerpts from the following films are presented: The 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.).
Other Titles: The preservation of sign language.
Lorna Doone.
Dom Pedro's visit to Gallaudet College.
Memories of Old Hatford.
The discovery of chloroform.
The uniersal brotherhood of man and fatherhood of God.
The signing of the charter of Gallaudet College.
The Irishman's flea.
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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