Coverart for item
The Resource Alien from Earth, produced and directed by Simon Nasht and Annamaria Talas ; produced for Nova by Sarah Holt ; narration written by Sarah Holt ; an Essential Media production in association with Real Pictures and Nova ; WGBH Boston, (videorecording)

Alien from Earth, produced and directed by Simon Nasht and Annamaria Talas ; produced for Nova by Sarah Holt ; narration written by Sarah Holt ; an Essential Media production in association with Real Pictures and Nova ; WGBH Boston, (videorecording)

Label
Alien from Earth
Title
Alien from Earth
Statement of responsibility
produced and directed by Simon Nasht and Annamaria Talas ; produced for Nova by Sarah Holt ; narration written by Sarah Holt ; an Essential Media production in association with Real Pictures and Nova ; WGBH Boston
Title variation
  • Alien from Earth
  • Little people of Flores
Title variation remainder
the little people of Flores
Contributor
Screenwriter
Director
Narrator
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Examines the discovery of strange and unknown miniature hominid fossil (Homo floresiensis) remains on the island of Flores, Indonesia. Looks at the scientific debate over whether these creatures, nicknamed "hobbits," are a type of dwarf race of humans, possibly suffering from a disease such as microcephaly, or an entirely new species
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Nova (Television program)
Dewey number
  • 959.01
  • 569.9
Language note
Closed-captioned. Optional audio-described soundtrack
LC call number
GN855.I6
LC item number
A55 2009
PerformerNote
Narrator, Jay O. Sanders
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nasht, Simon
  • Talas, Annamaria
  • Holt, Sarah
  • Sanders, Jay O.
  • Essential Media (Firm)
  • Real Pictures (Firm)
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • WGBH Video (Firm)
Runtime
56
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fossil hominids
  • Fossils
  • Indonesia
Technique
live action
Label
Alien from Earth, produced and directed by Simon Nasht and Annamaria Talas ; produced for Nova by Sarah Holt ; narration written by Sarah Holt ; an Essential Media production in association with Real Pictures and Nova ; WGBH Boston, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on PBS on Nov. 11, 2008 as an episode of the television program Nova
  • Dolby digital; anamorphic widescreen format
  • Special feature: teacher's guide (PDF)
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
The "hobbit" appears -- What is this thing? -- Telling remains -- A lot like Lucy -- Out of Africa rewritten?
Control code
ocn271271925
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc [approximately 56 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9781593758691
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421429093
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
WG42909
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o271271925
  • (OCoLC)271271925
System details
DVD; region 1; NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Alien from Earth, produced and directed by Simon Nasht and Annamaria Talas ; produced for Nova by Sarah Holt ; narration written by Sarah Holt ; an Essential Media production in association with Real Pictures and Nova ; WGBH Boston, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on PBS on Nov. 11, 2008 as an episode of the television program Nova
  • Dolby digital; anamorphic widescreen format
  • Special feature: teacher's guide (PDF)
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
The "hobbit" appears -- What is this thing? -- Telling remains -- A lot like Lucy -- Out of Africa rewritten?
Control code
ocn271271925
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc [approximately 56 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9781593758691
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421429093
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
WG42909
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o271271925
  • (OCoLC)271271925
System details
DVD; region 1; NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

    • Argyle BranchBorrow it
      7973 Old Middleburg Road S, Jacksonville, FL, 32222, US
      30.201307 -81.82120979999999
    • Mandarin BranchBorrow it
      3330 Kori Road, Jacksonville, FL, 32257, US
      30.2052475 -81.62087989999999
Processing Feedback ...