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Operation lighthouse rescue / a NOVA production by Windfall Films Ltd. for WGBH Boston ; produced and directed by Joby Lubman ; executive producer, Carlo Massarella.

Lubman, Joby, producer, director. (Added Author). Meyers, Eric, narrator. (Added Author). Shepard, Paul, editor. (Added Author). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), publisher. (Added Author). Windfall Films (Firm), production company. (Added Author). WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), production company. (Added Author). PBS Distribution (Firm), film distributor. (Added Author). Editor, Paul Shepard. (Cast).
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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library DVD 363.69 OPERATIO (Text) 37500004256521 New Items Checked out 02/28/2017
Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library DVD 363.69 OPE (Text) 78731000493134 NF DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781627896818
  • ISBN: 1627896813
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Distributed by PBS Distribution , c2016.

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from disc label; credits from screen.
Formatted Contents Note: The Gayhead Lighthouse -- A grand plan -- Gearing up -- Racing the hurricane -- Safe for now.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Editor, Paul Shepard.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator, Eric Meyers.
Summary, etc.: On the picturesque bluffs of Martha's Vineyard, disaster looms. The historic Gay Head Lighthouse, weighing more than 400 tons and soaring 175 feet above the sea, is precipitously close to toppling into the ocean. As a team of engineers attempts to move the iconic red brick structure inland to safety, discover the geology they encounter, the archaeology they discover, and technology they employ in this lighthouse rescue.
System Details Note: DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Language Note: English dialogue; English subtitles.
Subject: Gay Head Light (Mass.)
Lighthouses > Massachusetts.
Historic preservation > United States.
Historic sites > Conservation and restoration > United States.
Historic buildings > Conservation and restoration > United States.
Architecture > Conservation and restoration > United States.
Historic preservation > Massachusetts > Martha's Vineyard.
Moving of buildings, bridges, etc.
Buildings > Repair and reconstruction.
Genre: Nonfiction films.
Documentary films.

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