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, (videorecording)

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, (videorecording)

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-
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  • 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
  • GPN Educational Media
Runtime
30
Series statement
Reading rainbow
Series volume
054
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  • Public performance video
  • Mummies
  • Mummies
  • Antiquities
  • Mummies
  • Egypt
  • 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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages and subtitles may vary
  • Based on the book of the same title by Aliki
  • Dates vary
  • "The complete episode as seen on PBS."--Container
  • Originally broadcast on the PBS TV program in 1988
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 30 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
713974926336
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
126.0054D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 982807
  • (OCoLC)233702392
  • 975085
  • (OCoLC)ocn233702392
  • 975085
  • 982807
  • 982807
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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages and subtitles may vary
  • Based on the book of the same title by Aliki
  • Dates vary
  • "The complete episode as seen on PBS."--Container
  • Originally broadcast on the PBS TV program in 1988
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 30 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
713974926336
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
126.0054D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 982807
  • (OCoLC)233702392
  • 975085
  • (OCoLC)ocn233702392
  • 975085
  • 982807
  • 982807
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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