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The Resource Decoding Nazi secrets, a Darlow Smithson production for NOVA/WGBH and Channel 4 ; produced for Darlow Smithson Productions Ltd. by Peter Bate ; executive producer, Paula S. Apsell, (videorecording)

Decoding Nazi secrets, a Darlow Smithson production for NOVA/WGBH and Channel 4 ; produced for Darlow Smithson Productions Ltd. by Peter Bate ; executive producer, Paula S. Apsell, (videorecording)

Label
Decoding Nazi secrets
Title
Decoding Nazi secrets
Statement of responsibility
a Darlow Smithson production for NOVA/WGBH and Channel 4 ; produced for Darlow Smithson Productions Ltd. by Peter Bate ; executive producer, Paula S. Apsell
Title variation
Nazi secrets revealed
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1940, Europe lay under Nazi domination. German bombers unleashed the blitz against Britain and U-boats. But, the Allies had a secret weapon: a group of American and British mathematicians, crossword fanatics, linguists, and chess champions who decoded an "unbreakable" Enigma, Germany's infamous message-coding machine. This special shows a working replica of Colossus, the machine that cracked Nazi codes and was the world's first computer
Member of
Cataloging source
NPUBL
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Nova (Television program)
Credits note
Camera, Fred Fabre ; film editor, Philip Kloss ; music, Howard Davidson
Dewey number
940.548641
Intended audience
Ontario Film Review Board Rating: Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned video
PerformerNote
Narrated by Liev Schreiber
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Apsell, Paula S
  • Bate, Peter
  • Fabre, Fred
  • Darlow, David
  • Kloss, Philip
  • Davidson, Howard J
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • Channel Four (Great Britain)
  • WGBH Educational Foundation
  • WGBH Video (Firm)
  • Darlow Smithson Productions
Runtime
172
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Enigma cipher system
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Cryptography
  • Cryptography
  • Bletchley Park (Milton Keynes, England)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Decoding Nazi secrets, a Darlow Smithson production for NOVA/WGBH and Channel 4 ; produced for Darlow Smithson Productions Ltd. by Peter Bate ; executive producer, Paula S. Apsell, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally broadcast as a television program, 1999
  • Special features: Printable materials for educators; access to the Nova web site
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 116 min.)
Isbn
9781593757724
Isbn Type
(set)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 783421420595 (set)
  • 783421420595
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • WG42059
  • WG42059.3
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • z1lccc b1094851
  • 5256307
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, letterboxed; Dolby Digital, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Decoding Nazi secrets, a Darlow Smithson production for NOVA/WGBH and Channel 4 ; produced for Darlow Smithson Productions Ltd. by Peter Bate ; executive producer, Paula S. Apsell, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally broadcast as a television program, 1999
  • Special features: Printable materials for educators; access to the Nova web site
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 116 min.)
Isbn
9781593757724
Isbn Type
(set)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 783421420595 (set)
  • 783421420595
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • WG42059
  • WG42059.3
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • z1lccc b1094851
  • 5256307
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, letterboxed; Dolby Digital, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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