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Tesla : master of lightning

Author: Robert UthPhylis GellerStacy KeachElizabeth NooneCharlie BarnettAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, [2007] ©2007
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recount the life of scientist, inventor, and visionary Nikola Tesla, often remembered as more of an eccentric cult figure than an electrical engineering genius. Tesla's surprising inventions are revealed in his autobiographical and scientific writings.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction television programs
DVD-Video discs
Biographical television programs
Biography
Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Biographical (Nonfiction)
Named Person: Nikola Tesla; Nikola Tesla; Nikola Tesla; Nikola Tesla
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Uth; Phylis Geller; Stacy Keach; Elizabeth Noone; Charlie Barnett; Thomas Kaufman; Margaret Cheney; New Voyage Communications,; PBS Home Video,
ISBN: 0793693799 9780793693795
OCLC Number: 181766060
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: Based on the book "Tesla, master of lightning" by Margaret Cheney & Robert Uth.
Credits: Original score composed by Charlie Barnett ; videography, Sergei Moskalev, Bill Turnley, Mel Henry ; cinematography, Thomas Kaufman.
Performer(s): Voice of Tesla, Stacy Keach ; narrator, Elizabeth Noone.
Event notes: Broadcast on PBS in December 2000.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Region 1, NTSC; full screen; stereo.
Contents: My early life --
The new land --
War of the currents --
Niagara --
High frequency --
The wireless --
Cosmic waves --
Colorado Springs --
Tower of dreams --
Modern Prometheus --
The mad scientist --
Weapon to end war --
The missing papers.
Responsibility: produced and directed by Robert Uth ; executive producer, Phylis Geller ; written by Robert Uth, Phyllis Geller ; a production of New Voyage Communications.

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Recount the life of scientist, inventor, and visionary Nikola Tesla, often remembered as more of an eccentric cult figure than an electrical engineering genius. Tesla's surprising inventions are revealed in his autobiographical and scientific writings.

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