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The Resource Breaking the Maya code, Night Fire Films in association with Arte France presents ; written and directed by David Lebrun ; produced by Rosey Guthrie, David Lebrun

Breaking the Maya code, Night Fire Films in association with Arte France presents ; written and directed by David Lebrun ; produced by Rosey Guthrie, David Lebrun

Label
Breaking the Maya code
Title
Breaking the Maya code
Statement of responsibility
Night Fire Films in association with Arte France presents ; written and directed by David Lebrun ; produced by Rosey Guthrie, David Lebrun
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of the 200-year struggle to unlock the secrets of the Mayan hieroglyphs. This detective story is filled with false leads, rivalries and colliding personalities. It takes us around the world in an effort to reveal the hieroglyphs' secrets
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Amy Halpern, Steven Kline ; graphic design and animation, Charles Owens ; editors, Eric Marin, Faith Radle, David Lebrun ; music, Yuval Ron
Dewey number
972.81016
Language note
In English
LC call number
F1435.3.W75
LC item number
C64 2008
PerformerNote
Narrator, C.C.H. Pounder
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • LeBrun, David
  • Guthrie, Rosey
  • Pounder, C. C. H
  • Coe, Michael D
  • First-Run Features (Firm)
  • Night Fire Films
  • ARTE France
Runtime
116
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mayan languages
  • Inscriptions, Mayan
  • Archaeology
  • Archaeology
  • Mexico
  • Central America
  • Antiquities
  • Archaeology
  • Inscriptions, Mayan
  • Mayan languages
  • Central America
  • Mexico
Technique
live action
Label
Breaking the Maya code, Night Fire Films in association with Arte France presents ; written and directed by David Lebrun ; produced by Rosey Guthrie, David Lebrun
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book : Breaking the Maya code / by Michael D. Coe
  • Originally produced as a documentary in 2008
  • Special features: "Production slide show" stills gallery; "Resources" bibliography; filmmaker biography
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
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
The shapes in the stones -- The dawn of decipherment -- The patterns of history -- The sound of the signs -- A meeting of minds -- The flood -- The Maya world -- The persistence of the scribes
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 720229913423
  • 00720229913423
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
FRF 913423D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn233003158
  • (OCoLC)233003158
System details
DVD ; NTSC ; 2.35:1 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Breaking the Maya code, Night Fire Films in association with Arte France presents ; written and directed by David Lebrun ; produced by Rosey Guthrie, David Lebrun
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book : Breaking the Maya code / by Michael D. Coe
  • Originally produced as a documentary in 2008
  • Special features: "Production slide show" stills gallery; "Resources" bibliography; filmmaker biography
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
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
The shapes in the stones -- The dawn of decipherment -- The patterns of history -- The sound of the signs -- A meeting of minds -- The flood -- The Maya world -- The persistence of the scribes
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 720229913423
  • 00720229913423
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
FRF 913423D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn233003158
  • (OCoLC)233003158
System details
DVD ; NTSC ; 2.35:1 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD

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