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The Resource 1421 : the year China discovered America, a Paladin Invision production for Penguin Television in association with PBS, (DVD)

1421 : the year China discovered America, a Paladin Invision production for Penguin Television in association with PBS, (DVD)

Label
1421 : the year China discovered America
Title
1421
Title remainder
the year China discovered America
Statement of responsibility
a Paladin Invision production for Penguin Television in association with PBS
Title variation
  • 1421, the year China discovered America
  • Fourteen twenty-one
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Did a daring Chinese admiral sailing the world's largest wooden armada reach America 71 years before Columbus? This program examines the mystery surrounding the sailing exploits of the legendary Admiral Zheng He and his 30-year command of a Ming fleet
Cataloging source
GPM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Writer and series producer, William Cran ; director, pt. 1, David Wallace ; producer, pt. 1, Sun Shuyun ; music, Howard Davidson; photography, Peter Harvey
Dewey number
910/.941
Intended audience
  • Closed-captioned
  • MPAA rating: Not rated
LC call number
G322
LC item number
.F68 2004
PerformerNote
Narrator, Larry Belling
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Menzies, Gavin
  • Penguin Television
  • PBS Home Video
Runtime
120
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Discoveries in geography
  • Voyages around the world
  • China
Technique
live action
Label
1421 : the year China discovered America, a Paladin Invision production for Penguin Television in association with PBS, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Based on the book of the same title by Gavin Menzies, 2003
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD) (120 min.)
Isbn
9780793699483
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887004497
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
FYCA601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm56216578
  • 1014691
System details
Dolby surround stereo., enhanced for 16 X 9 televisions
Video recording format
DVD
Label
1421 : the year China discovered America, a Paladin Invision production for Penguin Television in association with PBS, (DVD)
Publication
Note
Based on the book of the same title by Gavin Menzies, 2003
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD) (120 min.)
Isbn
9780793699483
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887004497
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
FYCA601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm56216578
  • 1014691
System details
Dolby surround stereo., enhanced for 16 X 9 televisions
Video recording format
DVD

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