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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Alexandria, Va. : PBS Home Video,, 2007.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the book "Tesla, master of lightning" by Margaret Cheney & Robert Uth.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Original score composed by Charlie Barnett ; videography, Sergei Moskalev, Bill Turnley, Mel Henry ; cinematography, Thomas Kaufman.
Participant or Performer Note:
Voice of Tesla, Stacy Keach ; narrator, Elizabeth Noone.
Summary, etc.:
Recount the life of scientist, inventor, and visionary Nikola Tesla, often remembered as more of an eccentric cult figure than an electrical engineering genius. Tesla's surprising inventions are revealed in his autobiographical and scientific writings.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
Digital video disc.
DVD, Region 1, NTSC; full screen; stereo.
Language Note:
Closed captioned.
Subject: Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943.
Electrical engineers > United States > Biography.
Inventors > United States > Biography.
Genre: Nonfiction television programs.

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