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Conceiving Ada [videorecording] / screenplay by Lynn Hershman Leeson and Eileen Jones ; produced by Henry S. Rosenthal ; produced and directed by Lynn Hershman Leeson
[New York, NY] : Fox Lorber Films, c1997 ; New York, NY : Distributed by WinStar TV & Video, 1999
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 Videos/2nd Flr  PN1997 .C663 1999    AVAILABLE
Subject Lovelace, Ada King, Countess of, 1815-1852 -- Drama
Subject(s) Programming languages (Electronic computers) -- History -- Drama
Mathematicians -- Drama
Computer programmers -- Drama
Feature films
Physical Description 1 videodisc (85 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD
Cast Tilda Swinton, Francesca Faridany, Timothy Leary, Karen Black, John O'Keefe, John Perry Barlow, J.D. Wolfe
Credits Director of photography, Hiro Narita; editor, Robert Dalva; music, The Residents
Note DVD release of the 1997 motion picture
Summary A computerized reconstruction of the life, times and work of Ada King, Countess of Lovelace, daughter of the famed poet Lord Byron and an amateur mathematician who wrote what is considered to be the first computer language back in the 19th century, during the Victorian era, predicted (quite accurately) its use in music, poetry and art, and is said by some to be the "mother of all programmers."
Alternate Author Hershman-Leeson, Lynn, 1941-
Jones, Eileen, 1962-
Swinton, Tilda
Faridany, Francesca
Leary, Timothy, 1920-1996
Black, Karen
Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen
Association relative à la télévision européenne
Hotwire Productions
Complex Corporation
Fox Lorber Films
WinStar TV and Video (Firm)

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