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The Resource The best of Modern marvels, created by Bruce Nash ; producer, Bruce Nash ; executive producer, Don Cambou ; executive producer for the History Channel, Beth Dietrich-Segarra ; History Channel ; Actuality Productions, Inc

The best of Modern marvels, created by Bruce Nash ; producer, Bruce Nash ; executive producer, Don Cambou ; executive producer for the History Channel, Beth Dietrich-Segarra ; History Channel ; Actuality Productions, Inc

Label
The best of Modern marvels
Title
The best of Modern marvels
Statement of responsibility
created by Bruce Nash ; producer, Bruce Nash ; executive producer, Don Cambou ; executive producer for the History Channel, Beth Dietrich-Segarra ; History Channel ; Actuality Productions, Inc
Title variation
Modern marvels
Creator
Contributor
Screenwriter
Composer
Creator
Director
Narrator
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Member of
Cataloging source
MDK
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music by Alan Ett, Guy Thomas, Alan Ett Music Group
Dewey number
609
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
PerformerNote
Narrator, Max Raphael, Les Wooten, Harlan Saperstein
Runtime
0
Series statement
Modern marvels
Technique
animation and live action
Label
The best of Modern marvels, created by Bruce Nash ; producer, Bruce Nash ; executive producer, Don Cambou ; executive producer for the History Channel, Beth Dietrich-Segarra ; History Channel ; Actuality Productions, Inc
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program Modern marvels
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • written and produced by Anthony Lacques, Gloria L. Morris
  • (c2004)
  • Engineering disasters 7
  • written and produced by Lee Schneider
  • (c2004)
  • v. 2.
  • Engineering disasters 8
  • written and produced by Beata Genin, Gloria L. Morris
  • (c2004)
  • Engineering disasters 9
  • v. 1.
  • written and produced by W. Scott Goldie
  • (c2004)
  • Engineering disasters 10
  • written and produced by Lee Schneider
  • (c2004)
  • Engineering disasters 11
  • written and produced by Corrie Kaufman, Emily Lau
  • (c2004)
  • v. 3.
  • Engineering disasters 12
  • Engineering disasters 4
  • produced by Jim Lindsay
  • (c2004)
  • Engineering disasters 13
  • written and produced by Richard Jones
  • (c2004)
  • Engineering disasters 14
  • written and produced by Holly A. Murdoch and Nancy Oey
  • (c2004)
  • Engineering disasters 15
  • written and produced by Joanne Fish
  • written and produced by Mark Rowland
  • (c2004)
  • (c2003)
  • Engineering disasters 5
  • written and produced by Anthony Lacques, Gloria L. Morris
  • (c2003)
  • Engineering disasters 6
  • written and produced by Noah Morowitz
  • (c2006)
  • v. 5.
  • Engineering disasters 19
  • written and produced by Rob Beemer
  • (c2006)
  • Engineering disasters 20
  • written and produced by W. Scott Goldie
  • (c2006)
  • New Orleans : Hurricane Katrina
  • v. 4.
  • written and produced by Jeff Cole
  • (c2006)
  • v. 6.
  • Racetrack tech
  • executive producers, Stephen Land, Geoffrey Proud ; producer/writer, David Madison ; produced by Jupiter Entertainment Inc.
  • (c2004)
  • Autobahn
  • written and produced by Henry Schipper
  • F-14
  • written and produced by Bob Petrella -- v. 7. Manhattan Project
  • Engineering disasters 16
  • written and produced by Sean Dash
  • (c2002)
  • D-day tech
  • written and produced by Richard Jones
  • (c2004)
  • Bullets
  • written and produced by Michael Christy
  • (c2003)
  • v. 8.
  • Space shuttle Columbia
  • written and produced by Kristina Djokic, Joanne Fish, Corrie Kaufman
  • written and produced by Jim Cirigliano
  • (c2003)
  • ET tech
  • written and produced by Jim Cirigliano
  • (c2003)
  • Rubber
  • written and produced by Jeffrey Willerth
  • (c2004)
  • v. 8.
  • High tech sex
  • (c2004)
  • written and produced by Henry Schipper ; Hearst Entertainment
  • James Bond gadgets
  • produced and directed by Tom Jennings ; executive producers, Robert Kirk, Rob Lihani ; produced by Digital Ranch
  • (c2002)
  • Bathroom tech
  • written and produced by Paul Amirault
  • (c2004)
  • Engineering disasters 17
  • written and produced by Emily Lau and Gloria L. Morris
  • (c2005)
  • Engineering disasters 18
  • written and produced by Beata Ziel
  • (c2006)
  • v. 11.
  • Sears Tower
  • written and produced by Kristina Djokic, Emily Lau
  • (c2004)
  • Chrysler building
  • written and produced by Nancy Oey
  • Twin towers of the East
  • written and produced by Noah Morowitz
  • v. 10.
  • v. 12.
  • New York bridges
  • written and produced by Shelley Ann Lawrence ; Hearst Entertainment
  • George Washington Bridge
  • written and produced by Robert E. Ziel
  • (c2004)
  • Bridges
  • written and produced by Henry Schipper ; Hearst Entertainment
  • v. 13.
  • World's longest bridge
  • Distilleries
  • written and produced by Rod Pyle
  • (c2004)
  • Chesapeake Bay Bridge & Tunnel
  • written and produced by Robert Ziel ; Hearst Entertainment
  • Lighthouses
  • written and produced by Matthew P. Hickey
  • (c2000/2001)
  • v. 14.
  • Overseas highway
  • written and produced by Nancy Oey
  • written and produced by Jim Hense
  • (c2003)
  • Mackinac Bridge
  • written and produced by Robert E. Ziel
  • (c2003)
  • Quarries
  • written and produced by Larayne Decoeur, Holly A. Murdoch ; Hearst Entertainment
  • (c2004)
  • Harvesting
  • written and produced by Jim Hense
  • (c2004)
  • Candy
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
14 videodiscs (ca. 2125 min.)
Isbn
9781422903476
Isbn Type
(v. 11)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
733961103977
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
  • AAAE103830--AAAE1003890
  • AAAE103970
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocn184905262
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; Dolby digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The best of Modern marvels, created by Bruce Nash ; producer, Bruce Nash ; executive producer, Don Cambou ; executive producer for the History Channel, Beth Dietrich-Segarra ; History Channel ; Actuality Productions, Inc
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program Modern marvels
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • written and produced by Anthony Lacques, Gloria L. Morris
  • (c2004)
  • Engineering disasters 7
  • written and produced by Lee Schneider
  • (c2004)
  • v. 2.
  • Engineering disasters 8
  • written and produced by Beata Genin, Gloria L. Morris
  • (c2004)
  • Engineering disasters 9
  • v. 1.
  • written and produced by W. Scott Goldie
  • (c2004)
  • Engineering disasters 10
  • written and produced by Lee Schneider
  • (c2004)
  • Engineering disasters 11
  • written and produced by Corrie Kaufman, Emily Lau
  • (c2004)
  • v. 3.
  • Engineering disasters 12
  • Engineering disasters 4
  • produced by Jim Lindsay
  • (c2004)
  • Engineering disasters 13
  • written and produced by Richard Jones
  • (c2004)
  • Engineering disasters 14
  • written and produced by Holly A. Murdoch and Nancy Oey
  • (c2004)
  • Engineering disasters 15
  • written and produced by Joanne Fish
  • written and produced by Mark Rowland
  • (c2004)
  • (c2003)
  • Engineering disasters 5
  • written and produced by Anthony Lacques, Gloria L. Morris
  • (c2003)
  • Engineering disasters 6
  • written and produced by Noah Morowitz
  • (c2006)
  • v. 5.
  • Engineering disasters 19
  • written and produced by Rob Beemer
  • (c2006)
  • Engineering disasters 20
  • written and produced by W. Scott Goldie
  • (c2006)
  • New Orleans : Hurricane Katrina
  • v. 4.
  • written and produced by Jeff Cole
  • (c2006)
  • v. 6.
  • Racetrack tech
  • executive producers, Stephen Land, Geoffrey Proud ; producer/writer, David Madison ; produced by Jupiter Entertainment Inc.
  • (c2004)
  • Autobahn
  • written and produced by Henry Schipper
  • F-14
  • written and produced by Bob Petrella -- v. 7. Manhattan Project
  • Engineering disasters 16
  • written and produced by Sean Dash
  • (c2002)
  • D-day tech
  • written and produced by Richard Jones
  • (c2004)
  • Bullets
  • written and produced by Michael Christy
  • (c2003)
  • v. 8.
  • Space shuttle Columbia
  • written and produced by Kristina Djokic, Joanne Fish, Corrie Kaufman
  • written and produced by Jim Cirigliano
  • (c2003)
  • ET tech
  • written and produced by Jim Cirigliano
  • (c2003)
  • Rubber
  • written and produced by Jeffrey Willerth
  • (c2004)
  • v. 8.
  • High tech sex
  • (c2004)
  • written and produced by Henry Schipper ; Hearst Entertainment
  • James Bond gadgets
  • produced and directed by Tom Jennings ; executive producers, Robert Kirk, Rob Lihani ; produced by Digital Ranch
  • (c2002)
  • Bathroom tech
  • written and produced by Paul Amirault
  • (c2004)
  • Engineering disasters 17
  • written and produced by Emily Lau and Gloria L. Morris
  • (c2005)
  • Engineering disasters 18
  • written and produced by Beata Ziel
  • (c2006)
  • v. 11.
  • Sears Tower
  • written and produced by Kristina Djokic, Emily Lau
  • (c2004)
  • Chrysler building
  • written and produced by Nancy Oey
  • Twin towers of the East
  • written and produced by Noah Morowitz
  • v. 10.
  • v. 12.
  • New York bridges
  • written and produced by Shelley Ann Lawrence ; Hearst Entertainment
  • George Washington Bridge
  • written and produced by Robert E. Ziel
  • (c2004)
  • Bridges
  • written and produced by Henry Schipper ; Hearst Entertainment
  • v. 13.
  • World's longest bridge
  • Distilleries
  • written and produced by Rod Pyle
  • (c2004)
  • Chesapeake Bay Bridge & Tunnel
  • written and produced by Robert Ziel ; Hearst Entertainment
  • Lighthouses
  • written and produced by Matthew P. Hickey
  • (c2000/2001)
  • v. 14.
  • Overseas highway
  • written and produced by Nancy Oey
  • written and produced by Jim Hense
  • (c2003)
  • Mackinac Bridge
  • written and produced by Robert E. Ziel
  • (c2003)
  • Quarries
  • written and produced by Larayne Decoeur, Holly A. Murdoch ; Hearst Entertainment
  • (c2004)
  • Harvesting
  • written and produced by Jim Hense
  • (c2004)
  • Candy
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
14 videodiscs (ca. 2125 min.)
Isbn
9781422903476
Isbn Type
(v. 11)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
733961103977
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
  • AAAE103830--AAAE1003890
  • AAAE103970
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocn184905262
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; Dolby digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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