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Title Apollo 13 [videorecording] : to the edge and back. A thrilling struggle against all odds / Central Independent Television PLC ; TV Asahi ; WGBH Boston ; producer, Rob Whittlesey ; writer, Rob Whittlesey ; directed by Noel Buckner, Rob Whittlesey.

Publication Info. South Burlington, VT : WGBH Boston Video, [2004]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Woodstock PL Adult AV - WOLY-11  DVD 629.45 APO    AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD, region 0 (all regions), full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
Note Title from container.
Performer Interviews with: James Lovell, John Aaron, Fred Haise, Gene Kranz, Jack Swigert, Alexei Leonov, Sy Liebergot, Mary Haise, Barbara Lovell.
Credits Music, Sheldon Mirowitz.
Note Originally released as a documentary in 1994.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary A factual account of the ill-fated Apollo 13 space mission to the moon. Replete with moving interviews with the astronauts, their families and the scientists who worked on the mission. Shows how the ground controllers who had to solve the impossible problem of how to get the men back with limited air, water and electricity. The explanations are technical, but still quite understandable. A valuable bit of history and is a testament to human resiliency, ingenuity, and most of all the human spirit.
Language Closed-captioned.
Subject Apollo 13 (Spacecraft) -- Video recordings.
Apollo 13 (Spacecraft) -- Accidents -- Video recordings.
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- Video recordings.
Space flight to the moon -- Video recordings.
Astronauts -- United States -- Video recordings.
Scientists -- United States -- Video recordings.
Genre/Form Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Buckner, Noel.
Whittlesey, Rob.
Lovell, Jim.
Aaron, John.
Haise, Fred, 1933-
Kranz, Gene.
Swigert, John L. (John Leonard), 1931-1982.
Mirowitz, Sheldon.
WGBH Video (Firm)
Added Title Apollo thirteen
To the edge and back
ISBN 159375194X
Standard No. 783421262690
Music No. WG26269 WGBH Boston Video

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