The Resource The ascent of man : a personal view, by J. Bronowski ; producers, Adrian Malone, Dick Gilling, (videorecording)

The ascent of man : a personal view, by J. Bronowski ; producers, Adrian Malone, Dick Gilling, (videorecording)

Label
The ascent of man : a personal view
Title
The ascent of man
Title remainder
a personal view
Statement of responsibility
by J. Bronowski ; producers, Adrian Malone, Dick Gilling
Title variation
Jacob Bronowski's The ascent of man
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A massive survey of science from flint tools to the theory of relativity. It was made as a science counterpart to Sir Kenneth Clark's series Civilisation, with Jacob Bronowski presenting his own view of science and mankind
Related
Cataloging source
SCR
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Written and narrated by Jacob Bronowski ; directors, Adrian Malone (v. 1-2, 4-7), Mick Jackson (v. 3, 11), Dick Gilling (v. 9-10,12-13), David John Kennard (v. 8) ; photography, John Else, Nat Crosby, John McGlashan ; editors, Paul Carter ... [et al.]
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1908-1974
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bronowski, Jacob
  • Malone, Adrian
  • Gilling, Dick
  • Jackson, Mick
  • Kennard, David John
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Time-Life Films
  • Ambrose Video Publishing
Runtime
676
Series statement
BBC classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Science
  • Civilization
  • Human beings
Technique
live action
Label
The ascent of man : a personal view, by J. Bronowski ; producers, Adrian Malone, Dick Gilling, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • DVD format, 5 discs
  • Documentary
  • Digitally remastered videodisc release of the 1974 television series
  • "A co-production of the BBC and Time-Life Films"--Container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
[Disc 1] v. 1. Lower than the angels ; v. 2. Harvest of the seasons -- [disc 2] v. 3. The hidden structure ; v. 4. Music of the spheres ; v. 5. Starry messenger -- [disc 3] v. 6. Majestic clockwork ; v. 7. Drive for power ; v. 8. Ladder of creation -- [disc 4] v. 9. Grain in the stone ; v. 10. World within world ; v. 11. Knowledge or certainty -- [disc 5] v. 12. Generation upon generation ; v. 13. Long childhood
Control code
ocm70665086
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
5 videodiscs (676 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)70665086
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The ascent of man : a personal view, by J. Bronowski ; producers, Adrian Malone, Dick Gilling, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • DVD format, 5 discs
  • Documentary
  • Digitally remastered videodisc release of the 1974 television series
  • "A co-production of the BBC and Time-Life Films"--Container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
[Disc 1] v. 1. Lower than the angels ; v. 2. Harvest of the seasons -- [disc 2] v. 3. The hidden structure ; v. 4. Music of the spheres ; v. 5. Starry messenger -- [disc 3] v. 6. Majestic clockwork ; v. 7. Drive for power ; v. 8. Ladder of creation -- [disc 4] v. 9. Grain in the stone ; v. 10. World within world ; v. 11. Knowledge or certainty -- [disc 5] v. 12. Generation upon generation ; v. 13. Long childhood
Control code
ocm70665086
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
5 videodiscs (676 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)70665086
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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