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NOVA: Wright Brothers' Flying Machine

Overview

This documentary (produced for the PBS science series NOVA), which explores how Orville and Wilbur Wright turned the notion of a manned flying machine from a dream to reality gets a respectful presentation for its release on DVD. NOVA: Wright Brothers' Flying Machine has been given a letterboxed transfer in the widescreen aspect ratio of 1.85:1, which has also been enhanced for anamorphic playback on 16 x 9 monitors. The audio has been mastered in Dolby Digital 2.0. The narration is in English, with no ...
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Overview

This documentary (produced for the PBS science series NOVA), which explores how Orville and Wilbur Wright turned the notion of a manned flying machine from a dream to reality gets a respectful presentation for its release on DVD. NOVA: Wright Brothers' Flying Machine has been given a letterboxed transfer in the widescreen aspect ratio of 1.85:1, which has also been enhanced for anamorphic playback on 16 x 9 monitors. The audio has been mastered in Dolby Digital 2.0. The narration is in English, with no multiple-language options, though the disc does include closed captions in English and video descriptions for the visually impaired. Bonus materials include features accessible on computers equipped with DVD-ROM drives, including links to Internet sites on the Wright Brothers and printable materials for teachers.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; Printable materials for educators; Closed captions and video description; Access to the Wright Brothers' Flying Machine website
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/17/2004
  • UPC: 783421369993
  • Original Release: 2003
  • Rating:

  • Source: Wgbh / Pbs
  • Presentation: Letterbox
  • Sound: Dolby Digital
  • Time: 60:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 20,095

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Neil Ross Voice Only
Technical Credits
David Axelrod Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Michael Barnes Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Paula S. Apsell Executive Producer
Kate Hudec Screenwriter
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Introduction [4:55]
2. Unlikely Inventors [8:05]
3. The Wright Balance [7:56]
4. First in Flight [10:26]
5. The Model B Flyer [8:09]
6. Pilots and Daredevils [5:32]
7. The Model B Flies Again [8:48]
8. Credits [2:14]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play
   Scene Selection
   Features
      DVD-ROM Features
      Other Products of Interest
      Request a Catalog
      DVD Credits
   Accessibility Options
      Play With Audio Description ON
      Play With Audio Description OFF
      What Is Audio Description?
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