The Resource The ascent of man : a personal view by J. Bronowski, written and narrated by J. Bronowski ; producers, Adrian Malone, Dick Gilling ; a BBC Television and Time-Life Films co-production, (videorecording)

The ascent of man : a personal view by J. Bronowski, written and narrated by J. Bronowski ; producers, Adrian Malone, Dick Gilling ; a BBC Television and Time-Life Films co-production, (videorecording)

Label
The ascent of man : a personal view by J. Bronowski
Title
The ascent of man
Title remainder
a personal view by J. Bronowski
Statement of responsibility
written and narrated by J. Bronowski ; producers, Adrian Malone, Dick Gilling ; a BBC Television and Time-Life Films co-production
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A massive survey of science from flint tools to the theory of relativity. It was made as a science counterpart to Sir Kenneth Clark's series Civilisation, with Jacob Bronowski presenting his own view of science and mankind
Cataloging source
STF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directors, Adrian Malone (v. 1-2, 4-7), Mick Jackson (v. 3, 11), Dick Gilling (v. 9-10,12-13), David John Kennard (v. 8)
Dewey number
501
Language note
Subtitles for the hearing impaired
LC call number
Q175
LC item number
.A73 2007
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1908-1974
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bronowski, Jacob
  • Malone, Adrian
  • Gilling, Dick
  • Jackson, Mick
  • Kennard, David
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Time-Life Films
  • Ambrose Video Publishing
Runtime
676
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  • Science
  • Science
  • Civilization
  • Human beings
Technique
live action
Label
The ascent of man : a personal view by J. Bronowski, written and narrated by J. Bronowski ; producers, Adrian Malone, Dick Gilling ; a BBC Television and Time-Life Films co-production, (videorecording)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/amb03332d.gif
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally release of the 1974 television series
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • v. 5.
  • Starry messenger
  • disc 3, v. 6.
  • Majestic clockwork
  • v. 7.
  • Drive for power ;
  • v. 8.
  • Ladder of creation
  • disc 4, v. 9.
  • Grain in the stone ;
  • disc 1, v. 1.
  • v. 10.
  • World within world ;
  • v. 11.
  • Knowledge or certainty
  • disc 5, v. 12.
  • Generation upon generation ;
  • 13.
  • Long childhood
  • Lower than the angels ;
  • v. 2.
  • Harvest of the seasons
  • disc 2, v. 3.
  • The hidden structure ;
  • v. 4.
  • Music of the spheres ;
Control code
ocn226969114
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
5 videodiscs (676 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
739815003332
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)226969114
System details
DVD (NTSC, region 1)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The ascent of man : a personal view by J. Bronowski, written and narrated by J. Bronowski ; producers, Adrian Malone, Dick Gilling ; a BBC Television and Time-Life Films co-production, (videorecording)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/amb03332d.gif
Publication
Note
Originally release of the 1974 television series
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • v. 5.
  • Starry messenger
  • disc 3, v. 6.
  • Majestic clockwork
  • v. 7.
  • Drive for power ;
  • v. 8.
  • Ladder of creation
  • disc 4, v. 9.
  • Grain in the stone ;
  • disc 1, v. 1.
  • v. 10.
  • World within world ;
  • v. 11.
  • Knowledge or certainty
  • disc 5, v. 12.
  • Generation upon generation ;
  • 13.
  • Long childhood
  • Lower than the angels ;
  • v. 2.
  • Harvest of the seasons
  • disc 2, v. 3.
  • The hidden structure ;
  • v. 4.
  • Music of the spheres ;
Control code
ocn226969114
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
5 videodiscs (676 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
739815003332
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)226969114
System details
DVD (NTSC, region 1)
Video recording format
DVD

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