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Saperstein, Harlan

Overview
Works: 93 works in 185 publications in 3 languages and 4,617 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  History  Nonfiction television programs  Biographical television programs  Television mini-series  Interviews  Documentary films  Biography  Popular works  Science television programs 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PN1992.3.U5, 791.45750973
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Harlan Saperstein
Publications by Harlan Saperstein
Most widely held works by Harlan Saperstein
Pioneers of television ( visu )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 658 libraries worldwide
This four-part series features archival clips to offer a fresh take on the first celebrities of television, including interviews with several of them
Pioneers of primetime ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 515 libraries worldwide
A tribute to the icons of early television and an entertaining retrospective on the golden age of television comedy. Includes footage from shows such as "The Milton Berle show", "The Ed Sullivan show", "The Jack Benny show", "The Red Skelton show", "I love Lucy", and "The Honeymooners." Six years in the making, the program features exclusive in-depth interviews with an unprecedented collection of TV's early stars
Mahatma Gandhi : pilgrim of peace ( visu )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 377 libraries worldwide
The life story of Mahatma Gandhi, who, through his campaign of non-violent resistance, helped lead India to independence from Great Britain
Baseball parks ( visu )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 343 libraries worldwide
Here are the stories behind America's storied baseball parks: from the sandlots and wooden ballparks of the 19th century to majestic turn-of-the century steel and concrete wonders to the multipurpose stadiums of today. This documentary focuses on design and construction of baseball parks, domes, and stadiums
James Bond gadgets ( visu )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
His movies are legend, his women breathtaking, and his toys dressed to kill. Whether James Bond is pursuing villains in space-age flying machines or neatly evading peril with his high-tech marvels, British Secret Agent 007 is licensed to carry the ultimate in stunningly intelligent devices ever to grace the silver screen. Bond had it all. This exclusive look at his gadgets reveals what it really takes to save the world
More engineering disasters ( visu )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
Throughout history the same builders and engineers that paved man's path out of the caves and into the modern world also caused some of mankind's worst disasters. Often a huge calamity is traced back to a tiny cause, insignificant in itself, but triggering a domino effect. We'll revisit notable disasters and search for probable causes
The best of Modern marvels ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
This comprehensive 14-disc collector's set features the most popular episodes of the groundbreaking Modern marvels series and covers a broad range of technological breakthroughs and advancements. From environmental catastrophes like the Salton Sea to military blunders like Patriot missle errors, from subway tunnel cave-ins to oil tanker spills, these shows outline in intricate detail the devastating effect of technology gone awry. There is also a complete special on the destruction wrought by Hurricane Katrina
Prosthetics ( visu )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
Traces the development of artificial limbs through history and shows how they work
Offshore oil drilling ( visu )
4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Few real-life dramas feature such colorful characters, fluctuating fortunes, and worldwide high stakes as the story of oil. From wildcatters to visionaries, geo-politicians to geologists and capitalists to union organizers, few real-life dramas feature such colorful characters, fluctuating fortunes, and worldwide high stakes as the story of oil
The arson detectives ( visu )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Pyramids : majesty and mystery ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Examines the great pyramids of Egypt and how they may have been built. Also explores pyramid structures in other parts of the world, and how modern builders have rediscovered the pyramid as a contemporary architectural form
Space stations ( visu )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the history of space stations, from the launch of Skylab to the plans for the next generation of these amazing creations, an international effort that may be the most significant step in mankind's journey to the stars since the moon landing. Engineers and scientists from around the world talk about what was learned from Skylab and Mir, and how the design of the newest station overcomes the obstacles that rendered its predecessors unusable
Pioneers of television ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
This episode part of a four-part series features archival clips to offer a fresh take on the first celebrities of television, including interviews with several of them
Oil ( visu )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Traces the history of oil and examines its global importance
Observatories : Stonehenge to space telescopes ( visu )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
"In this program, the world's most renowned scientists tell the complete story of observatories from Stonehenge to the Hubble telescope. Historians introduce the men and women who battled public ridicule in the quest to unlock the secrets of the cosmos. And astronomers reveal the discoveries that may finally offer a glimpse at the very dawn of creation itself."--Original container
U.S. mints, money machines ( visu )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
"Ventures inside [U.S. mints] for a privileged glimpse of the work of making money. From engraving to circulation, watch as fortunes are created in instants, and see how new bills are put into circulation. Hear from Philip N. Diehl, Director of the United States Mint, and Robert Chandler, a historian for Wells Fargo, as they trace the fascinating history of the government's money business. And discover what the future may hold for American currency."--A & E web site
Fireworks by Kenneth Anger( visu )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Explores the unique beauty, universal language, and timeless appeal of fireworks
Pioneers of television ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
This four part series champions the entertainers who launched an industry. Pioneers of television takes us back to TV's classic days, and chronicles the icons who still keep us laughing, generation after generation. Packed with hilarious clips and nearly 100 new interviews, this series offers television at it's finest
Modern marvels ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
This episode is about Bridges around the world and its history. Bridges play a key role in the human quest to connect and unify
 
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English (56)
Polish (1)
Portuguese (1)
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