Slow fires : on the preservation of the human record /

A documentary describing the devastating deterioration of intellectual documents such as pamphlets, photographs, films, drawings, and maps. Assesses the situation, demonstrates preservation and restoration techniques, and suggests ways to prevent deterioration in the future. Features remarks by seve...

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Authors: Council on Library Resources, Library of Congress, National Endowment for the Humanities, American Film Foundation
Other Authors: Sanders, Terry (Producer, Director, Screenwriter), Maddow, Ben, 1909-1992 (Screenwriter), MacNeil, Robert, 1931- (Narrator), Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907-1997, Tuchman, Barbara W. (Barbara Wertheim), 1912-1989, Boorstin, Daniel J. (Daniel Joseph), 1914-2004, Gregorian, Vartan
Format: Video DVD
Language:English
Published: Santa Monica, CA : American Film Foundation, [between 2000 and 2009?]
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Summary:A documentary describing the devastating deterioration of intellectual documents such as pamphlets, photographs, films, drawings, and maps. Assesses the situation, demonstrates preservation and restoration techniques, and suggests ways to prevent deterioration in the future. Features remarks by several experts, writers, and historians, such as James Michener, Barbara Tuchman, Daniel Boorstin, and Vartan Gregorian.
Item Description:Originally produced in 1987.
Videorecording.
Physical Description:1 videdisc (60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Format:DVD.
Production Credits:Camera, Erik Daarstad ; editor, William T. Cartwright ; music, Jean-Pierre Tibi.