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What's it called? A daring flight [videorecording] / a Nova production by the WGBH/Boston Science Unit in association with Taxi Video Brousse and Sveriges Television ; written, produced and directed by Carl Charlson.
Who published it? Boston, Mass. : WGBH Boston Video, c2005.
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Location Call No. Status
 SPANISH RIVER Nonfiction  629.13092 Dar  AVAILABLE
What's it like? 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sd. ; col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Special stuff to know! DVD; Dolby Digital.
Helpful notes! Closed-captioned.
Described video.
Credits Narrated by David Ogden Stiers ; editor, William Lattanzi.
Helpful notes! Videodisc release of the documentary broadcast on the Nova television series.
What's it about? On the morning of July 25, 1909, Louis Bleriot took off from the coast of France in his Model XI monoplane. About 37 minutes later, he landed on the white cliffs of Dover, England, pulling off the first long-distance flight over water and the first crossing of a national boundary. Captures the thrilling formative years of flight, when the French were mad about airplanes and tried everything to fly.
What's in it? The siren call of aviation -- Too much imagination -- "The Prince of Bad Luck" -- An international hero.
Helpful subjects! Blériot, Louis, 1872-1936.
Aeronautics -- France -- History.
Flight -- History.
Air pilots -- France.
Documentary television programs.
It's a special thing! Television programs -- United States.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
DVD-Video discs.
More people who helped! Charlson, Carl.
Stiers, David Ogden.
WGBH Video (Firm)
More title info! Subtitle on container: Epic 1909 flight of Louis Bleriot across the English Channel
Other titles to try! Nova (Television program)
Special numbers! 1593752547
Special numbers! WG38399 WGBH Boston Video
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