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Codebreaker [electronic resource].

Beavan, Clare, film producer, film director. (Added Author). Stacey, Nic, film director. (Added Author). Beamish, Jennifer, film producer. (Added Author). Sammon, Patrick, film producer. (Added Author). Sen, Paul, film producer. (Added Author). Stoppard, Ed, actor. (Added Author). Goodman, Henry, actor. (Added Author). West, Samuel, 1966- narrator. (Added Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 81 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Passion River Films : 2014.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Directed by Clare Beavan.
Participant or Performer Note: Ed Stoppard, Henry Goodman ; Samuel West, narrator of documetary.
Summary, etc.: The remarkable and tragic story of one of the 20th century's most important people. Alan Turing set in motion the computer age and his World War II codebreaking helped turn the tide of the Second World War. In 1952, the British Government forced him to undergo chemical castration as punishment for his homosexuality. Documentary elements seamlessly interconnect with drama scenes in to offer a three dimensional picture of Turing, his accomplishments, his tragic end, and his lasting legacy.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Turing, Alan Mathison, 1912-1954.
Mathematicians > Great Britain > Biography.
Enigma cipher system.
Gay men > Great Britain > Biography.

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