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Sealab / an Insignia Films production for American experience ; WGBH ; American Experience Films, PBS ; produced by Amanda Pollak ; written and directed by Stephen Ives.

Pollak, Amanda, television producer. (Added Author). Ives, Stephen, film director, screenwriter. (Added Author). Murphy, Michael, 1938- narrator. (Added Author). Hellwarth, Ben. Sealab. (Added Author). Insignia Films, production company. (Added Author). American Experience Films, production company. (Added Author). WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), production company. (Added Author). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), production company, publisher. (Added Author). PBS Distribution (Firm), publisher. (Added Author). Original music, Peter Rundquist. (Cast).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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Ada Public Library DVD 551.4607 SEA (Text) 33500013047022 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781531709273
  • ISBN: 1531709273
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (55 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS Distribution, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note: Documentary
"Based in part on the book 'Sealab : America's forgotten quest to live and work on the ocean floor' by Ben Hellwarth."
Originally broadcast as an episode of "American experience" on the PBS network.
Program content: ©2019.
Wide screen (16:9).
Creation/Production Credits Note: Original music, Peter Rundquist.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator, Michael Murphy.
Summary, etc.: In 1969 off the California coast, a US Navy crane carefully lowered a massive tubular structure into the waters. It was designed for an elite group of divers to spend days or even months at a stretch living and working on the ocean floor. The video tells the little-known story of the daring program that tested the limits of human endurance and revolutionized undersea exploration.
System Details Note: DVD; NTSC, Region 1; 5.1 surround.
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Subject: United States. Navy Department.
Project Sealab.
Manned undersea research stations.
Underwater exploration.
Project Sealab.
Genre: Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Science television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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