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Galileo's battle for the heavens [videorecording] / a Nova production by Green Umbrella for WGBH/Boston in association with Channel 4 ; written and produced by David Axelrod ; directed by Peter Jones
Alternate (uniform) Title Nova (Television program)
[Boston] : WGBH Boston Video, c2006
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  QB36.G2 S6511 2006    AVAILABLE
Subject Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642
Subject(s) Astronomers -- Italy -- Biography
Biographical television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Physical Description 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD, region 1, letterboxed; Dolby Digital
Language Closed-captioned. Described video
Cast Simon Callow, Laura Nardi, John Fraser, Alexa Jargo
Credits Director of photography, Brian McDairmant ; editor, Eve Gage
Note Based on the book Galileo's daughter by Dava Sobel
Originally broadcast in the television series Nova
Summary Dramatization of Galileo Galilei's life, including his scientific achievements and his defense of his controversial theory that the earth revolves around the sun. Also includes how letters from his illegitimate daughter, Maria Celeste, a cloistered nun, have shed new light on Galileo's discoveries and his trial for heresy
Contents Special features: Widescreen version presented in a letterboxed format -- Printable materials for educatior -- Access to the NOVA wet site -- Scene selection -- Language: Egnlish -- Subtitles: English -- Described video for the visually impaired
Alternate Author Axelrod, David R
Jones, Peter
Callow, Simon, 1949-
Nardi, Laura
Fraser, John, 1931-
Jargo, Alexa
Sobel, Dava. Galileo's daughter
Green Umbrella Ltd
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Channel Four (Great Britain)
WGBH Video (Firm)

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