The Resource Constructing Australia : a wire through the heart, (videorecording)

Constructing Australia : a wire through the heart, (videorecording)

Label
Constructing Australia : a wire through the heart
Title
Constructing Australia
Title remainder
a wire through the heart
Title variation
A wire through the heart
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
" Wire Through the Heart, is the final exciting instalment of a factual-drama series documenting the blood, sweat and tears that went into three monumental Australian engineering projects, each of which helped unite a country and mould its sense of identity. Australia in the mid 1800s was a land isolated by distance and divided by two very different cultures. John McDouall Stuart's incredible crossing of this inhospitable land enabled Charles Todd to construct a telegraph line through the heart of the continent, bringing Australia to the world, and the world to Australia. Its construction heralded the start of a new communications era every bit as revolutionary as the internet. News from overseas arrived in hours rather than months, securing Adelaide's position as the centre for early colonial communications. It made Todd a hero - but it cost Stuart his life..."--website
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director: Darcy Yuille
Dewey number
652.80994
Intended audience
No rating given
PerformerNote
Narrated by Wendy Hughes
Runtime
55
Series statement
Constructing Australia
Technique
live action
Label
Constructing Australia : a wire through the heart, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Off-air recording of ABC-TV broadcast April 1, 2007. Copied under Part VA of the Copyright Act
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • mel
  • glg
  • fro
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
000041490274
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD) (55 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b22246071
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ab41490274
  • (OCoLC)225567031
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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