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Apollo 13 [videorecording] : to the edge and back, a thrilling struggle against all odds / Central Independent Television PLC ; TV Asahi ; WGBH Boston ; producer, Rob Whittlesey ; writer, Rob Whittlesey ; directed by Noel Buckner, Rob Whittlesey

Apollo 13 to the edge and back, a thrilling struggle against all odds

Buckner, Noel. (Added Author).
Whittlesey, Rob. (Added Author).
Lovell, Jim. (Added Author).
Aaron, John. (Added Author).
Haise, Fred, 1933- (Added Author).
Kranz, Gene. (Added Author).
Swigert, John L. (John Leonard), 1931-1982 (Added Author).
Mirowitz, Sheldon. (Added Author).
WGBH Video (Firm) (Added Author).
Music, Sheldon Mirowitz. (Cast).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Main DVD 629.454 Apollo (Text) 31307016725295 Movies - Non Fiction Available -
West Leonard DVD 629.454 Apollo (Text) 31307015272133 Movies - Non Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 159375194X :
  • ISBN: 1593756305
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Full screen.
  • Publisher: South Burlington, VT : WGBH Boston Video, [2004]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Region 0 (all regions), Dolby Digital stereo.
Originally released as a documentary in 1994.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Sheldon Mirowitz.
Participant or Performer Note:
Interviews with: James Lovell, John Aaron, Fred Haise, Gene Kranz, Jack Swigert, Alexei Leonov, Sy Liebergot, Mary Haise, Barbara Lovell.
Summary, etc.:
A factual account of the ill-fated Apollo 13 space mission to the moon. Replete with moving interviews with the astronauts, their families and the scientists who worked on the mission. Shows how the ground controllers who had to solve the impossible problem of how to get the men back with limited air, water and electricity. The explanations are technical, but still quite understandable. A valuable bit of history and is a testament to human resiliency, ingenuity, and most of all the human spirit.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
Language Note:
Subject: Apollo 13 (Spacecraft)
Apollo 13 (Spacecraft) > Accidents.
Space flight to the moon.
Astronauts > United States.
Scientists > United States.
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Genre: Documentary films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
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