NOVA: Wright Brothers' Flying Machine

NOVA: Wright Brothers' Flying Machine

Neil Ross
Director: David Axelrod, Michael Barnes Cast: Neil Ross
David Axelrod, Michael Barnes,

DVD (Letterbox)

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This documentary (produced for the PBS science series NOVA), which explores how Orville and Wilbur Wright turned the notion of a manned flying machine from a dream to reality gets a respectful presentation for its release on DVD. NOVA: Wright Brothers' Flying Machine has been given a letterboxed transfer in the widescreen aspect ratio of 1.85:1, which has also been enhanced for anamorphic playback on 16 x 9 monitors. The audio has been mastered in Dolby Digital 2.0. The narration is in English, with no multiple-language options, though the disc does include closed captions in English and video descriptions for the visually impaired. Bonus materials include features accessible on computers equipped with DVD-ROM drives, including links to Internet sites on the Wright Brothers and printable materials for teachers.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/17/2004
UPC: 0783421369993
Original Release: 2003
Rating: NR
Source: Wgbh
Presentation: [Letterbox]
Sound: [Dolby Digital]
Time: 1:00:00
Sales rank: 48,066

Special Features

Closed Caption; Printable materials for educators; Closed captions and video description; Access to the Wright Brothers' Flying Machine website

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Introduction [4:55]
2. Unlikely Inventors [8:05]
3. The Wright Balance [7:56]
4. First in Flight [10:26]
5. The Model B Flyer [8:09]
6. Pilots and Daredevils [5:32]
7. The Model B Flies Again [8:48]
8. Credits [2:14]

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