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The Resource The Story of English, a BBC TV co-production with MacNeil-Lehrer Productions in association with WNET ; series producer, William Cran ; series writer, Robert McCrum

The Story of English, a BBC TV co-production with MacNeil-Lehrer Productions in association with WNET ; series producer, William Cran ; series writer, Robert McCrum

Label
The Story of English
Title
The Story of English
Statement of responsibility
a BBC TV co-production with MacNeil-Lehrer Productions in association with WNET ; series producer, William Cran ; series writer, Robert McCrum
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Details the history of the English language and provides a unique focus on current English usage worldwide with a special emphasis on American English
Related
Cataloging source
sVRA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, David South ... [et al.] ; film editor, Richard Spurway ... [et al.] ; music, Stephen Oliver
PerformerNote
Host, Robert MacNeil
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1931-
  • 1950-1992
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cran, William
  • McCrum, Robert
  • MacNeil, Robert
  • Oliver, Stephen
  • MacNeil/Lehrer Productions
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
Runtime
520
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
Technique
live action
Label
The Story of English, a BBC TV co-production with MacNeil-Lehrer Productions in association with WNET ; series producer, William Cran ; series writer, Robert McCrum
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Public Media Video: ENG 003
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier category code
  • vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
[Pt. 1] An English speaking world (58:00) ; Mother tongue (57:00) -- [pt.2] A muse of fire (58:00) ; The guid Scots tongue (58:00) -- [pt.3] Black on white (58:00) ; Pioneers O! Pioneers (58:00) -- [pt.4] Muvver tongue (58:00) ; The loaded weapon (57:00) -- [pt.5] Next years words, a look into the future (58:00)
Control code
20555725
Dimensions
1/2 in
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
5 videocassettes (520 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
ENG 03
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
VHS format
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
The Story of English, a BBC TV co-production with MacNeil-Lehrer Productions in association with WNET ; series producer, William Cran ; series writer, Robert McCrum
Publication
Copyright
Note
Public Media Video: ENG 003
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier category code
  • vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
[Pt. 1] An English speaking world (58:00) ; Mother tongue (57:00) -- [pt.2] A muse of fire (58:00) ; The guid Scots tongue (58:00) -- [pt.3] Black on white (58:00) ; Pioneers O! Pioneers (58:00) -- [pt.4] Muvver tongue (58:00) ; The loaded weapon (57:00) -- [pt.5] Next years words, a look into the future (58:00)
Control code
20555725
Dimensions
1/2 in
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
5 videocassettes (520 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
ENG 03
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
VHS format
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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