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Who killed the electric car?

Author: Chris PaineJessie DeeterDean DevlinTavin Maris TitusRichard D TitusAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Juvenile audience : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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Investigates the development and demise of the fuel-efficient, environment-friendly electric car. Examines the Bush administration's role in the car's being peremptory pulled from production, the influence of the automobile industry and oil interests, and implications for the future of sustainable energy in the United States.
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Genre/Form: Documentary
Documentary films
Films for the hearing impaired
Environmental films
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Paine; Jessie Deeter; Dean Devlin; Tavin Maris Titus; Richard D Titus; Alex Gibney; Kathy Weiss; Rachel Olschan; Kearie Peak; Mark Roskin; Stanford R Ovshinsky; Martin Sheen; Thaddeus Wadleigh; Michael Kovalenko; Chris A Peterson; Michael Brook; Papercut Films (Firm); Plinyminor (Firm); Sony Pictures Classics (Firm); Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1424819547 9781424819546
OCLC Number: 71304647
Language Note: Closed-captioned. In English with optional French subtitles.
Notes: Documentary.
"Sony Pictures Classics."
Program content: c2006.
"158286"--Container.
Credits: Director of photography, Thaddeus Wadleigh ; editors, Michael Kovalenko, Chris A. Peterson ; original music, Michael Brook.
Performer(s): Narrator, Martin Sheen ; interviewees, Joanne Sharpless, Alan S. Lowenthal, Paul Scott, Wally E. Rippel, S. David Freeman, Chelsea Sexton, Alan C. Lloyd, Ed Begley Jr., Peter Horton, Ralph Nader, Greg Hansen.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG (parental guidance suggested) for brief mild language; Canadian home video rating: G.
Description: 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Region 1; widescreen presentation (1.78:1 aspect ratio); mastered in high definition; Dolby digital 5.1.
Contents: Special features: Deleted scenes --Jump-starting the future --Meeky Rosie video :"Forever" --Previews.
Responsibility: a Chris Paine film ; a Dean Devlin/Plinyminor production in association with Papercut Films ; written and directed by Chris Paine ; produced by Jessie Deeter ; executive producers, Dean Devlin, Tavin Marin Titus, Richard D. Titus ; consulting producer, Alex Gibney ; co-producers, Kathy Weiss, Rachel Olschan ; co-executive producers, Kearie Peak, Mark Roskin, Stanford R. Ovshinsky.

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Investigates the development and demise of the fuel-efficient, environment-friendly electric car. Examines the Bush administration's role in the car's being peremptory pulled from production, the influence of the automobile industry and oil interests, and implications for the future of sustainable energy in the United States.

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by dkcummins (WorldCat user published 2007-10-02) Excellent Permalink
The eye-opening documentary "Who killed the electric car?" examines the rise and fall of GM's EV1 electric car and follows some of the personalities that were part of California's short-lived affair with this alternative, sustainable and, some say, revolutionary transportation. The film is designed to...
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