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The Resource Engineering disasters, produced by Actuality Productions, Inc. ; Hearst Entertainment ; producer, Bruce Nash ; written and produced by Dean Vallas, (videorecording)

Engineering disasters, produced by Actuality Productions, Inc. ; Hearst Entertainment ; producer, Bruce Nash ; written and produced by Dean Vallas, (videorecording)

Label
Engineering disasters
Title
Engineering disasters
Statement of responsibility
produced by Actuality Productions, Inc. ; Hearst Entertainment ; producer, Bruce Nash ; written and produced by Dean Vallas
Title variation
Modern marvels
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses the causes of engineering disasters, which have been ocurring since ancient times. Takes a look at specific disasters, including the collapse of the roof of Beauvais Cathedral in Medieval times, the breaking up of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge in Washington state, the collapse of the Kansas City Hyatt, the sinking of the Titanic, the collapse of the Teton Dam in Idaho, the exploding of the Hindenburg, the crashing of several commercial airplanes, the malfunctioning and repair of the Hubble space telescope, the nuclear accidents at Three Mile Island and Chernobyl, and the explosion at the Union Carbide Plant in Bhopal, India
Member of
Cataloging source
IMF
Characteristic
videorecording
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Modern marvels (Television program)
LC call number
TA495
LC item number
.E54 1999
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  • Nash, Bruce M
  • Vallas, Dean
  • Actuality Productions
  • Hearst Entertainment (Firm)
  • History Channel (Television network)
  • New Video Group
  • Arts and Entertainment Network
Runtime
46
Series statement
Modern marvels
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  • Disasters
  • Engineering
Technique
live action
Label
Engineering disasters, produced by Actuality Productions, Inc. ; Hearst Entertainment ; producer, Bruce Nash ; written and produced by Dean Vallas, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • THIS DISK WAS RECORDED WITH THE DVD+R FORMAT AND MAY NOT PLAY ON ALL MACHINES
  • Originally broadcast in 1998 as a segment of the History Channel program Modern marvels
  • Publisher's no.: A&E Television Networks AAE-70677
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
53949496
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (46 min.)
Isbn
9780767052092
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
AAE-70677
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD+R
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Engineering disasters, produced by Actuality Productions, Inc. ; Hearst Entertainment ; producer, Bruce Nash ; written and produced by Dean Vallas, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • THIS DISK WAS RECORDED WITH THE DVD+R FORMAT AND MAY NOT PLAY ON ALL MACHINES
  • Originally broadcast in 1998 as a segment of the History Channel program Modern marvels
  • Publisher's no.: A&E Television Networks AAE-70677
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
53949496
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (46 min.)
Isbn
9780767052092
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
AAE-70677
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD+R
Video recording format
DVD

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