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The Resource Mummies made in Egypt, produced by Lancit Media Productions, Ltd. ; a production of WNED-TV and Great Plains National Television Library ; directed by Larry Lancit ; produced and written by Cecily Truett

Mummies made in Egypt, produced by Lancit Media Productions, Ltd. ; a production of WNED-TV and Great Plains National Television Library ; directed by Larry Lancit ; produced and written by Cecily Truett

Label
Mummies made in Egypt
Title
Mummies made in Egypt
Statement of responsibility
produced by Lancit Media Productions, Ltd. ; a production of WNED-TV and Great Plains National Television Library ; directed by Larry Lancit ; produced and written by Cecily Truett
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Mummies made in Egypt" by Aliki describes the techniques and reasons people used mummification in ancient Egypt. Host LeVar Burton visits museums to look at mummies and watch research and restoration work being done on mummies in museum collections. Reviewed books are "A peddler's dream" by Janice Shefelman, "Alvin Ailey" by Andrea Davis Pinkney, and "Zora Hurston and the chinaberry tree" by William Miller
Member of
Cataloging source
IUI
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Reading rainbow (Television program)
Credits note
Director of photography, Peter Fernberger ; music by Steve Horelick, Daniel Shklair, Oasis Music, Inc. ; editor, James C. Wright ; opening animation by Ovation Films, Inc
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English subtitles and closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Hosted by LeVar Burton ; featured book read by Corrine Orr
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1936-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lancit, Larry
  • Truett, Cecily
  • Burton, LeVar
  • Orr, Corinne
  • Aliki
  • Great Plains National Instructional Television Library
  • WNED-TV (Television station : Buffalo, N.Y.)
  • Lancit Media Productions
  • Great Plains National (Firm)
Runtime
30
Series statement
Reading rainbow
Series volume
054
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  • Mummies
  • Mummies
  • Egypt
Target audience
juvenile
Technique
animation and live action
Label
Mummies made in Egypt, produced by Lancit Media Productions, Ltd. ; a production of WNED-TV and Great Plains National Television Library ; directed by Larry Lancit ; produced and written by Cecily Truett
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book of the same title by Aliki
  • "The complete episode as seen on PBS."--Container
  • Originally broadcast on the PBS TV progam in 1988
  • Date on disc: c2007; date on container: c2006
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
  • Janice Shefelman
  • Alvin Ailey
  • Andrea Davis Pinkney
  • Zora Hurston and the Chinaberry tree
  • William Miller
  • Feature book:
  • Mummies made in Egypt
  • Aliki
  • What's a mummy?
  • At the museum
  • Meet Mimi
  • Review books:
  • A peddler's dream
Control code
1166677
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 30 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
126.0054D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1166677
  • (OCoLC)233702392
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Mummies made in Egypt, produced by Lancit Media Productions, Ltd. ; a production of WNED-TV and Great Plains National Television Library ; directed by Larry Lancit ; produced and written by Cecily Truett
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book of the same title by Aliki
  • "The complete episode as seen on PBS."--Container
  • Originally broadcast on the PBS TV progam in 1988
  • Date on disc: c2007; date on container: c2006
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
  • Janice Shefelman
  • Alvin Ailey
  • Andrea Davis Pinkney
  • Zora Hurston and the Chinaberry tree
  • William Miller
  • Feature book:
  • Mummies made in Egypt
  • Aliki
  • What's a mummy?
  • At the museum
  • Meet Mimi
  • Review books:
  • A peddler's dream
Control code
1166677
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 30 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
126.0054D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1166677
  • (OCoLC)233702392
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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