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The Resource The best of The Electric Company, Vol. 2, Children's Television Workshop ; 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, (videorecording)

The best of The Electric Company, Vol. 2, Children's Television Workshop ; 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, (videorecording)

Label
The best of The Electric Company, Vol. 2
Title
The best of The Electric Company
Title number
Vol. 2
Statement of responsibility
Children's Television Workshop ; 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
Title variation
  • Best of the Electric Company
  • Best of the Electric Company
  • Best of the Electric Company
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'The Electric Company' makes learning fun and reading a joyful experience through songs, animation, comedy and dance
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music director, Joe Raposo
Date time place
Originally broadcast on PBS television from 1971-1976
Dewey number
791.45/75
Intended audience
General audiences
LC call number
PN1992.77
LC item number
.B478 2006
PerformerNote
  • Bill Cosby, Morgan Freeman, Rita Moreno
  • Voices: Mel Brooks, Joan Rivers, Gene Wilder, Zero Mostel
  • Special guest stars on episode 166: Carroll O'Connor, Jean Stapleton, Wilt Chamberlain, Victor Borge
  • Special guest stars on episode 223: Gary Owens, Dean Martin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1937-
  • 1926-
  • 1933-2016
  • 1915-1977
  • 1923-2013
  • 1936-1999
  • 1917-1995
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dooley, Paul
  • Cosby, Bill
  • Freeman, Morgan
  • Moreno, Rita
  • Brooks, Mel
  • Rivers, Joan
  • Wilder, Gene
  • Mostel, Zero
  • O'Connor, Carroll
  • Stapleton, Jean
  • Chamberlain, Wilt
  • Borge, Victor
  • Owens, Gary
  • Martin, Dean
  • Children's Television Workshop
Runtime
630
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reading (Elementary)
  • English language
  • Vocabulary
  • Word recognition
  • Educational television programs
  • Children's television programs
Target audience
juvenile
Technique
animation and live action
Label
The best of The Electric Company, Vol. 2, Children's Television Workshop ; 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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Contains 20 episodes from the television series
  • Special features: New episode intros; trivia ; Disc 1: Play all songs; "Remembering 'The Electric Company'": ensemble members Luis Avalos, Jim Boyd, Judy Graubart, Skip Hinnant and Hattie Winston look back ; Disc 2: Play all songs; 'The Electric Company' documentary (1975): the effect of the show on schoolchildren ; Disc 3: Play all songs; Bill Cosby on 'The Dick Cavett show' (Nov. 10, 1971) ; Disc 4: Play all songs
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1: Episode 12 (Nov. 9, 1971) ; Episode 73 (Feb. 2, 1972) ; Episode 150 (Nov. 17, 1972) ; Episode 166 (Dec. 11, 1972) ; Episode 197 (Jan. 23, 1973) -- Disc 2: Episode 223 (Feb. 28, 1973) ; Episode 227 (March 6, 1973) ; Episode 230 (March 9, 1973) ; Episode 232 (March 13, 1973) ; Episode 253 (April 11, 1973) -- Disc 3: Episode 322 (Jan. 29, 1974) ; Episode 375 (March 29, 1974) ; Episode 502 (March 25, 1975) ; Episode 27A (Nov. 25, 1975) ; Episode 35A (Dec. 5, 1975) -- Disc 4: Episode 57A (Jan. 6, 1976) ; Episode 60A (Jan. 9, 1976) ; Episode 77A (Feb. 3, 1976) ; Episode 105A (March 12, 1976) ; Episode 122A (Oct. 6, 1975)
Control code
ocm75961359
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; Full screen.
Extent
4 videodiscs (approximately 630 min.)
Isbn
9780738935096
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
791.45 BEST ; P ; XX-JD ; 4DVD/1AW ; [V. 2] ; Col. ; D04 ; YVN0905MW244 hmh.
Other control number
826663101416
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 826663-10141
  • DVD10142--DVD10145
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 75961359
  • (Sirsi) 75961359
  • (OCoLC)75961359
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The best of The Electric Company, Vol. 2, Children's Television Workshop ; 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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Contains 20 episodes from the television series
  • Special features: New episode intros; trivia ; Disc 1: Play all songs; "Remembering 'The Electric Company'": ensemble members Luis Avalos, Jim Boyd, Judy Graubart, Skip Hinnant and Hattie Winston look back ; Disc 2: Play all songs; 'The Electric Company' documentary (1975): the effect of the show on schoolchildren ; Disc 3: Play all songs; Bill Cosby on 'The Dick Cavett show' (Nov. 10, 1971) ; Disc 4: Play all songs
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1: Episode 12 (Nov. 9, 1971) ; Episode 73 (Feb. 2, 1972) ; Episode 150 (Nov. 17, 1972) ; Episode 166 (Dec. 11, 1972) ; Episode 197 (Jan. 23, 1973) -- Disc 2: Episode 223 (Feb. 28, 1973) ; Episode 227 (March 6, 1973) ; Episode 230 (March 9, 1973) ; Episode 232 (March 13, 1973) ; Episode 253 (April 11, 1973) -- Disc 3: Episode 322 (Jan. 29, 1974) ; Episode 375 (March 29, 1974) ; Episode 502 (March 25, 1975) ; Episode 27A (Nov. 25, 1975) ; Episode 35A (Dec. 5, 1975) -- Disc 4: Episode 57A (Jan. 6, 1976) ; Episode 60A (Jan. 9, 1976) ; Episode 77A (Feb. 3, 1976) ; Episode 105A (March 12, 1976) ; Episode 122A (Oct. 6, 1975)
Control code
ocm75961359
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; Full screen.
Extent
4 videodiscs (approximately 630 min.)
Isbn
9780738935096
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
791.45 BEST ; P ; XX-JD ; 4DVD/1AW ; [V. 2] ; Col. ; D04 ; YVN0905MW244 hmh.
Other control number
826663101416
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 826663-10141
  • DVD10142--DVD10145
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 75961359
  • (Sirsi) 75961359
  • (OCoLC)75961359
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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