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The Resource Discovering the human language : colorless green ideas, produced, written, and directed by Gene Searchinger ; South Carolina ETV

Discovering the human language : colorless green ideas, produced, written, and directed by Gene Searchinger ; South Carolina ETV

Label
Discovering the human language : colorless green ideas
Title
Discovering the human language
Title remainder
colorless green ideas
Statement of responsibility
produced, written, and directed by Gene Searchinger ; South Carolina ETV
Title variation
Colorless green ideas
Contributor
Film director
Film producer
Interviewee
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
First of three programs on human language. Explores power and limitations of language and the achievements of the expression of abstract concepts and the ability to say entirely new things and have them understood. Discusses words, sentences and universal grammar. Reference is made to Chomsky's theories as described in his book Syntactic structures
Member of
Cataloging source
MUU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Camera, Gene Searchinger, Michael Male, John Hazard ; film editors, Sara Fishko, Sharon Sachs, Gene Searchinger ; music, Maurice Wright ; graphic design, Bob Gill ; consultants, Robert Austerlitz ... [et al.]
LC call number
P106
LC item number
.D57 2005 online
PerformerNote
Interviewees: Noam Chomsky, Frederick Newmeyer, Lila Gleitman, George A. Miller, Lewis Thomas ... [and others]
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1920-2012
  • 1913-1993
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Searchinger, Gene
  • Chomsky, Noam
  • Newmeyer, Frederick J.
  • Gleitman, Lila R.
  • Miller, George A.
  • Thomas, Lewis
  • South Carolina Educational Television Network
  • Equinox Films, Inc
  • Ways of Knowing, Inc
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Runtime
55
Series statement
Human language series
Series volume
pt. 1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chomsky, Noam
  • Language and languages
  • Linguistics
  • Abstraction
  • Communication
  • Grammar, Comparative and general
  • Psycholinguistics
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Discovering the human language : colorless green ideas, produced, written, and directed by Gene Searchinger ; South Carolina ETV
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally produced and broadcast on PBS in 1995
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
932329716
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (55 min.))
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
sound, color with black & white sequences.
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)932329716
Label
Discovering the human language : colorless green ideas, produced, written, and directed by Gene Searchinger ; South Carolina ETV
Publication
Note
Originally produced and broadcast on PBS in 1995
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
932329716
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (55 min.))
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
sound, color with black & white sequences.
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)932329716

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