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Tesla : master of lightning

Author: Robert UthPhylis GellerStacy KeachElizabeth NooneMargaret CheneyAll authors
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : New Voyage Communications ; [Alexandria, Va.] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This contemporary of Thomas Edison and Guglielmo Marconi is seldom credited with his inventions. Yet we benefit from the technology he invented, developed, or imagined as we make use of electricity, remote control devices, neon and fluorescent lighting, and radio transmission. An inspiring story of perseverance and world-changing ideas.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Nikola Tesla; Nikola Tesla
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Uth; Phylis Geller; Stacy Keach; Elizabeth Noone; Margaret Cheney; New Voyage Communications.; PBS Home Video.
ISBN: 0780633806 9780780633803
OCLC Number: 45788000
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast by PBS December, 2000.
PBS website offers accompanying biography, lesson plans, notes on Tesla's legacy, and screensaver.
Based on the book "Tesla, Master of Lightning" by Margaret Cheney & Robert Uth.
Credits: Director of photography, Thomas Kaufman; editor, Michael Noble [and others]; music, Charlie Barnett.
Performer(s): Narrated by Elizabeth Noone ; voice of Tesla, Stacy Keach.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: a production of New Voyage Communications ; written by Robert Uth and Phyllis Geller ; produced/directed by Robert Uth.

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This contemporary of Thomas Edison and Guglielmo Marconi is seldom credited with his inventions. Yet we benefit from the technology he invented, developed, or imagined as we make use of electricity, remote control devices, neon and fluorescent lighting, and radio transmission. An inspiring story of perseverance and world-changing ideas.

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