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The Resource The best of The Electric Company, Sesame Workshop ; produced by Lorrie Shapiro ; head writers, Paul Dooley, Tom Whedon ; writers, John Boni, Sara Compton, Tom Dunsmuir, Elaine Laron, Thad Mumford, Alan Riefe, Albert Rosenzweig, Jeremy Stevens, Jim Thurman ; directors, Henry Behar, Bob Schwarz, (videorecording)

The best of The Electric Company, Sesame Workshop ; produced by Lorrie Shapiro ; head writers, Paul Dooley, Tom Whedon ; writers, John Boni, Sara Compton, Tom Dunsmuir, Elaine Laron, Thad Mumford, Alan Riefe, Albert Rosenzweig, Jeremy Stevens, Jim Thurman ; directors, Henry Behar, Bob Schwarz, (videorecording)

Label
The best of The Electric Company
Title
The best of The Electric Company
Statement of responsibility
Sesame Workshop ; produced by Lorrie Shapiro ; head writers, Paul Dooley, Tom Whedon ; writers, John Boni, Sara Compton, Tom Dunsmuir, Elaine Laron, Thad Mumford, Alan Riefe, Albert Rosenzweig, Jeremy Stevens, Jim Thurman ; directors, Henry Behar, Bob Schwarz
Title variation
Electric Company
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A cultural phenomenon in the '70s, this wildly popular educational television show with big laughs had a bigger message: teaching children basic reading and grammar skills with the emphasis on fun. The best episodes are here in true nostalgic glory
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Electric Company (Television program)
Credits note
Art directors, George McWilliams, Jason Ko and Todd Gallopo ; musical director, Joe Raposo
Date time place
Originally broadcast on television between 1971 and 1977
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
PerformerNote
Luis Avalos, Jimmy Boyd, Lee Chamberlin, Bill Cosby, Morgan Freeman, Rita Moreno, Irene Cara, Joan Rivers, Gene Wilder, Mel Blanc, Zero Mostel
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1946-2014
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Behar, Henry
  • Schwarz, Bob
  • Avalos, Luis
  • Boyd, Jimmy
  • Chamberlin, Lee
  • Raposo, Joe
  • Shout! Factory (Firm)
  • Sony BMG Music Entertainment
  • Sesame Workshop
Runtime
600
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reading (Early childhood)
  • English language
Target audience
juvenile
Technique
live action
Label
The best of The Electric Company, Sesame Workshop ; produced by Lorrie Shapiro ; head writers, Paul Dooley, Tom Whedon ; writers, John Boni, Sara Compton, Tom Dunsmuir, Elaine Laron, Thad Mumford, Alan Riefe, Albert Rosenzweig, Jeremy Stevens, Jim Thurman ; directors, Henry Behar, Bob Schwarz, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Special features: Disc 1: Rita Moreno remembers; outtakes ; Disc 2: Joan Ganz Cooney "Then and Now" ; Disc 3: "Silent E" karaoke; the creative team remembers ; Disc 4: June Angela ("Julie") remembers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1: Episode 1 (October 25, 1971) ; Episode 10 (November 5, 1971) ; Episode 14 (November 11 1971) ; Episode 21 (November 22, 1971) ; Episode 26 (November 29, 1971) -- Disc 2: Episode 109 (March 23, 1972) ; Episode 131 (October 23, 1972) ; Episode 181 (January 1, 1973) ; Episode 285 (November 23, 1973) ; Episode 321 (January 14, 1974) -- Disc 3: Episode 379 (April 3, 1974) ; Episode 386 (April 15, 1974) ; Episode 391 (October 21, 1974) ; Episode 437 (December 24, 1974) ; Episode 453 (January 15, 1975) -- Disc 4: Episode 491 (March 10, 1975) ; Episode 72A (January 27, 1976) ; Episode 110A (March 19, 1976) ; Episode 79B (February 3, 1977) ; Episode 130B (April 15, 1977)
Control code
ocm62869202
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
4 videodiscs (600 min.)
Isbn
9780738933566
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
791.45 BEST ; XX-JD ; 4DVDs/1AW ; YVS0702MW5 ; wjm.
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
D4D 35121
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o62869202
  • (Sirsi) o62869202
System details
DVD, Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The best of The Electric Company, Sesame Workshop ; produced by Lorrie Shapiro ; head writers, Paul Dooley, Tom Whedon ; writers, John Boni, Sara Compton, Tom Dunsmuir, Elaine Laron, Thad Mumford, Alan Riefe, Albert Rosenzweig, Jeremy Stevens, Jim Thurman ; directors, Henry Behar, Bob Schwarz, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Special features: Disc 1: Rita Moreno remembers; outtakes ; Disc 2: Joan Ganz Cooney "Then and Now" ; Disc 3: "Silent E" karaoke; the creative team remembers ; Disc 4: June Angela ("Julie") remembers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1: Episode 1 (October 25, 1971) ; Episode 10 (November 5, 1971) ; Episode 14 (November 11 1971) ; Episode 21 (November 22, 1971) ; Episode 26 (November 29, 1971) -- Disc 2: Episode 109 (March 23, 1972) ; Episode 131 (October 23, 1972) ; Episode 181 (January 1, 1973) ; Episode 285 (November 23, 1973) ; Episode 321 (January 14, 1974) -- Disc 3: Episode 379 (April 3, 1974) ; Episode 386 (April 15, 1974) ; Episode 391 (October 21, 1974) ; Episode 437 (December 24, 1974) ; Episode 453 (January 15, 1975) -- Disc 4: Episode 491 (March 10, 1975) ; Episode 72A (January 27, 1976) ; Episode 110A (March 19, 1976) ; Episode 79B (February 3, 1977) ; Episode 130B (April 15, 1977)
Control code
ocm62869202
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
4 videodiscs (600 min.)
Isbn
9780738933566
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
791.45 BEST ; XX-JD ; 4DVDs/1AW ; YVS0702MW5 ; wjm.
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
D4D 35121
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o62869202
  • (Sirsi) o62869202
System details
DVD, Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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