The Resource Radio history, Planet Pictures (Firm), (evideo)

Radio history, Planet Pictures (Firm), (evideo)

Label
Radio history
Title
Radio history
Statement of responsibility
Planet Pictures (Firm)
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This program tells the complete story of radio, from its roots in Marconi's wireless telegraphy and the invention of the vacuum tube by Lee De Forest, to its heyday in the 1930s and subsequent upstaging by television in a battle for audience-share. Academic experts discuss the impact of early innovators like Frank Conrad of station KDKA, Pittsburgh, who broadcasted from his garage; the power of personalities to influence mass audiences, citing FDR, Edward R. Murrow, and Orson Welles as examples; radio's role as a vehicle for delivering mass audiences to advertisers; and the superior ability of the radio to entertain and actively engage listeners in the "theater of the mind. This program provides an intriguing look at America's once-dominant mass medium
Member of
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
11 & up
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Films on Demand
  • Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
  • Films Media Group
  • Planet Pictures (Firm)
Runtime
28
Series statement
The Story of Film, TV, and Media
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Radio broadcasting
Technique
live action
Label
Radio history, Planet Pictures (Firm), (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=8566
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Oct. 13, 2006
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
History of Telegraphy (4:51) -- History of Radio (2:46) -- Radio Broadcasting (3:07) -- Power of Radio (4:17) -- Radio: Commercial Medium (5:12) -- Orson Welles' "War of the Worlds" (2:01) -- Advent of Television (3:33)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (28 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
  • 8563s
  • 8566
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100008566
  • 100008566
  • (OCoLC)707969492
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other
Label
Radio history, Planet Pictures (Firm), (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=8566
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Oct. 13, 2006
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
History of Telegraphy (4:51) -- History of Radio (2:46) -- Radio Broadcasting (3:07) -- Power of Radio (4:17) -- Radio: Commercial Medium (5:12) -- Orson Welles' "War of the Worlds" (2:01) -- Advent of Television (3:33)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (28 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
  • 8563s
  • 8566
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100008566
  • 100008566
  • (OCoLC)707969492
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other

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