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The Resource Cracking the Maya code, a Nova production in association with Night Fire Films and ARTE France ; written and directed by David Lebrun ; produced for Nova and narration by Sarah Holt ; produced by Rosey Guthrie and David Lebrun ; edited by Nathan Hendrie, David Lebrun, and Eric Marin, (videorecording)

Cracking the Maya code, a Nova production in association with Night Fire Films and ARTE France ; written and directed by David Lebrun ; produced for Nova and narration by Sarah Holt ; produced by Rosey Guthrie and David Lebrun ; edited by Nathan Hendrie, David Lebrun, and Eric Marin, (videorecording)

Label
Cracking the Maya code
Title
Cracking the Maya code
Statement of responsibility
a Nova production in association with Night Fire Films and ARTE France ; written and directed by David Lebrun ; produced for Nova and narration by Sarah Holt ; produced by Rosey Guthrie and David Lebrun ; edited by Nathan Hendrie, David Lebrun, and Eric Marin
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The ancient Maya civilization of Central America left behind an intricate and mysterious hieroglyphic script carved on monuments and painted on pottery and bark books. This program highlights the ingenious breakthroughs that cracked the code, unleashing a flood of dramatic new insights about the ancient civilization
Member of
Cataloging source
NZW
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Nova (Television program)
Credits note
Editors, Nathan Hendrie, David Lebrun, and Eric Marin ; cinematography, Amy Halpern, Steven Kline ; music, Yuval Ron, Ed Tomney
Dewey number
497/.42
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired; audio description for the visually impaired
LC call number
F1435.3.W75
LC item number
C73 2008
PerformerNote
Narrated by Jay O. Sanders
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1944-
  • 1953-
  • 1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lebrun, David
  • Guthrie, Rosey
  • Hendrie, Nathan
  • Marin, Eric
  • Sanders, Jay O.
  • Holt, Sarah
  • Coe, Michael D
  • Night Fire Films
  • ARTE France
  • National Science Foundation (U.S.)
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • WGBH Educational Foundation
  • WGBH Video (Firm)
Runtime
54
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mayan languages
  • Inscriptions, Mayan
  • Archaeology
  • Archaeology
  • Mexico
  • Central America
  • Coe, Michael D.
Technique
live action
Label
Cracking the Maya code, a Nova production in association with Night Fire Films and ARTE France ; written and directed by David Lebrun ; produced for Nova and narration by Sarah Holt ; produced by Rosey Guthrie and David Lebrun ; edited by Nathan Hendrie, David Lebrun, and Eric Marin, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast as an episode of the television program Nova on Apr. 8, 2008
  • Based on the book, Breaking the Maya code, by Michael D. Coe
  • Special features: Printable materials for educators; access to the Nova web site; scene selection; closed captions; described for the visually impaired
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • 5.
  • Cultural revelations
  • 1.
  • The forgotten Maya temples
  • 2.
  • A hidden history
  • 3.
  • Political roadblock
  • 4.
  • Child's play
Control code
ocn232153792
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (54 min.)
Isbn
9781593758356
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 783421425897
  • 783421417793
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WG42589
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)232153792
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, 16:9 anamorphic widescreen ; Dolby Digital ; Color
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Cracking the Maya code, a Nova production in association with Night Fire Films and ARTE France ; written and directed by David Lebrun ; produced for Nova and narration by Sarah Holt ; produced by Rosey Guthrie and David Lebrun ; edited by Nathan Hendrie, David Lebrun, and Eric Marin, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast as an episode of the television program Nova on Apr. 8, 2008
  • Based on the book, Breaking the Maya code, by Michael D. Coe
  • Special features: Printable materials for educators; access to the Nova web site; scene selection; closed captions; described for the visually impaired
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • 5.
  • Cultural revelations
  • 1.
  • The forgotten Maya temples
  • 2.
  • A hidden history
  • 3.
  • Political roadblock
  • 4.
  • Child's play
Control code
ocn232153792
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (54 min.)
Isbn
9781593758356
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 783421425897
  • 783421417793
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WG42589
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)232153792
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, 16:9 anamorphic widescreen ; Dolby Digital ; Color
Video recording format
DVD

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