The Resource 1952, Whirlwind Media Inc, (videorecording)

1952, Whirlwind Media Inc, (videorecording)

Label
1952
Title
1952
Statement of responsibility
Whirlwind Media Inc
Title variation
  • Timeline 1952
  • Nineteen hundred and fifty-two
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The year is 1952-- President Truman seizes U.S. steel mills to avert a strike, Dwight Eisenhower defeats Adalai Stevenson in the presidential race, Albert Schweitzer wins Nobel Peace Prize, Rocky Marciano beats Jersey Joe Walcott for the heavyweight title, Crown Prince hussein, age 16, becomes King of Jordan, Eva Peron dies, London's "killer fog" claims 12,000 lives, the first transistor radio is introduced by Sony...
  • Video chapter focuses on the year 1952. Newsreel footage captures the major stories of 1952, and a bonus chapter includes trailers from the top films of the year. Audio chapter includes a selection of top hit songs for 1952, along with radio newscasts and transcriptions of variety and musical shows. Interactive chapter includes awards, lists, data, miscellany, and a special focus item
Member of
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
909.08
PerformerNote
Narrated by Lowell Thomas, Ed Herlihy
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1923-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Thomas, Lowell
  • Herlihy, Ed
Runtime
180
Series statement
Timeline, a historical series
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  • Nineteen fifty-two, A.D
  • History, Modern
  • Popular music
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
1952, Whirlwind Media Inc, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Sights & sounds - music & memories"--Container
  • DVD special features include: facts & photos and interactive chapter
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (180 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
688321195225
Other physical details
sd. (stereo.), b&w
Publisher number
WDVD1952
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm47709888
System details
DVD, Dolby digital, mono
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
1952, Whirlwind Media Inc, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • "Sights & sounds - music & memories"--Container
  • DVD special features include: facts & photos and interactive chapter
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (180 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
688321195225
Other physical details
sd. (stereo.), b&w
Publisher number
WDVD1952
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm47709888
System details
DVD, Dolby digital, mono
Video recording format
laserdisc

Library Locations

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      350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B 6B1, CA
      49.280188 -123.114755
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