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The Resource 1421 : the year China discovered America, a Paladin Invision production for Penguin Television in association with PBS ; series producer and written by William Cran, (videorecording)

1421 : the year China discovered America, a Paladin Invision production for Penguin Television in association with PBS ; series producer and written by William Cran, (videorecording)

Label
1421 : the year China discovered America
Title
1421
Title remainder
the year China discovered America
Statement of responsibility
a Paladin Invision production for Penguin Television in association with PBS ; series producer and written by William Cran
Title variation
1421, the year China discovered America
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Did a daring Chinese admiral sailing the world's largest wooden armada reach America 71 years before Columbus? This program examines the mystery surrounding the sailing exploits of the legendary Admiral Zheng He and his 30-year command of a Ming fleet
Cataloging source
GPM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Executive producer, Clive Syddall ; executive producers for Penguin Television, John Hollar, Eric Jones ; music, Howard Davidson ; photography, Peter Harvey
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Narrator: Larry Belling
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Belling, Larry
  • Cran, William
  • Menzies, Gavin
  • Davidson, Howard
  • Penguin Television
  • PBS Home Video
Runtime
120
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  • Discoveries in geography
  • Voyages around the world
  • China
Technique
live action
Label
1421 : the year China discovered America, a Paladin Invision production for Penguin Television in association with PBS ; series producer and written by William Cran, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book of the same title by Gavin Menzies, 2003
  • Publisher's no.: PBS Home Video FYCA601
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
56216578
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format
Extent
1 videodisc (120 min.)
Isbn
9780793699483
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887004497
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
FYCA601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby surround, stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
1421 : the year China discovered America, a Paladin Invision production for Penguin Television in association with PBS ; series producer and written by William Cran, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book of the same title by Gavin Menzies, 2003
  • Publisher's no.: PBS Home Video FYCA601
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
56216578
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format
Extent
1 videodisc (120 min.)
Isbn
9780793699483
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887004497
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
FYCA601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby surround, stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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