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The Resource DNA, The secret of life, a Windfall Films production for Thirteen/WNET New York in association with Channel Four ; produced by Thomas Alkin ; directed by Carlo Massarella

DNA, The secret of life, a Windfall Films production for Thirteen/WNET New York in association with Channel Four ; produced by Thomas Alkin ; directed by Carlo Massarella

Label
DNA, The secret of life
Title
DNA
Title part
The secret of life
Statement of responsibility
a Windfall Films production for Thirteen/WNET New York in association with Channel Four ; produced by Thomas Alkin ; directed by Carlo Massarella
Title variation
Secret of life
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A half-century ago, three teams with three different approaches raced to unravel the structure of DNA. This program blends interviews and commentary with extraordinary graphics to tell the story of how the unlikely duo of Jim Watson and Francis Crick won that race. Many of the principal figures in the quest discuss their frustrations and insights including Watson and Crick, Maurice Wilkins and Linus Pauling's son, Peter
Member of
Cataloging source
UV$
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
DNA (Television program)
Credits note
Series producer, David Dugan ; editor, Joe Bini ; post production supervisor, Tara Thomas ; executive in charge, William R. Grant ; executive producer, Beth C. Hoppe
Dewey number
572.8/6
LC call number
  • QP624
  • QP624
LC item number
  • .D145
  • .D12 2003
PerformerNote
Narrator: Jeff Goldblum
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1952-
  • 1928-
  • 1916-2004
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dugan, David
  • Goldblum, Jeff
  • Watson, James D.
  • Crick, Francis
  • Wilkins, Maurice
  • Pauling, Peter
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
  • Windfall Films (Firm)
  • Channel Four (Great Britain)
  • Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Runtime
285
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Watson, James D
  • Crick, Francis
  • Wilkins, Maurice
  • Franklin, Rosalind
  • DVD-Video discs
  • Genetic code
  • Molecular biology
  • DNA
  • DNA
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
DNA, The secret of life, a Windfall Films production for Thirteen/WNET New York in association with Channel Four ; produced by Thomas Alkin ; directed by Carlo Massarella
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title of book is "DNA : the secret of life" by James D. Watson ; published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2003
  • Videodisc release of the PBS television series
  • Funding provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Unraveling the secret of life -- Three teams: and the race begins -- Watson and Crick: down but not out -- X marks the spot: hints of the helix -- Singular discovery of the double helix -- Deconstructin DNA from code to flesh -- Great minds, future puzzles: scientists today
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodiscs (57 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
613641005930
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
32204-K
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm54927283
  • 1202797
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
DNA, The secret of life, a Windfall Films production for Thirteen/WNET New York in association with Channel Four ; produced by Thomas Alkin ; directed by Carlo Massarella
Publication
Note
  • Title of book is "DNA : the secret of life" by James D. Watson ; published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2003
  • Videodisc release of the PBS television series
  • Funding provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Unraveling the secret of life -- Three teams: and the race begins -- Watson and Crick: down but not out -- X marks the spot: hints of the helix -- Singular discovery of the double helix -- Deconstructin DNA from code to flesh -- Great minds, future puzzles: scientists today
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodiscs (57 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
613641005930
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
32204-K
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm54927283
  • 1202797
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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