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Title Longitude [videorecording] / a Granada Film production for Channel Four in association with A & E Television Networks ; producer, Selwyn Roberts ; written and directed by Charles Sturridge.

Publication Info. New York, NY : A & E : New Video Group [distributor], [2000]

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DISC 1-2 5 Request this Volume
Description 2 videodiscs (200 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD.
Cast Jeremy Irons, Michael Gambon.
Credits Director of photography, Peter Hannan ; editor, Peter Coulson ; music, Geoffey Burgon.
Note Originally produced for television in 1999.
Based on the book by Dava Sobel.
Summary Interweaves two stories: John Harrison's forty-year obsession with building his perfect timekeeper, known today as the chronometer; and naval officer Rupert Gould who, two hundred years later, stumbles across Harrison's forgotten chronometers and devotes himself to restoring Harrison's long-neglected mechanical masterpieces.
Note Includes behind-the-scenes featurette, interactive menus, and scene selection.
Language Closed-captioned.
Subject Harrison, John, 1693-1776 -- Drama.
Gould, R. T. (Rupert Thomas), 1890-1948 -- Drama.
Longitude -- Measurement -- History -- Drama.
Clock and watch makers -- Great Britain -- Drama.
Genre/Form Made-for-TV movies.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Sturridge, Charles.
Irons, Jeremy, 1948-
Gambon, Michael.
Sobel, Dava. Longitude.
Granada Films.
Channel Four (Great Britain)
Arts and Entertainment Network.
New Video Group.
ISBN 076702771X set
9780767027717 set
0767027728 v. 1 $27.50
9780767027724 v. 1
0767027736 v. 2 $27.50
9780767027731 v. 2
Standard No. 733961701234
Music No. AAE-70123-AAE-70125 A & E

 
    
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