Modern Marvels

Season 7 Episode 9

Great Inventions

Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Mar 14, 2000 on The History Channel
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Great Inventions
Wheel; steam engine; railroad; automobile; airplane; printing press; electric light; wireless telegraph; telephone; television; computer.
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    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


    • TRIVIA (2)

    • QUOTES (1)

      • Narrator: One of the world's greatest inventions, how far back and we trace their origins. Which inventions have had the biggest impact on our world and what does the future hold for these amazing devices? Now Great Inventions on Modern marvels.

    • NOTES (2)

      • William S. Pretzer
        Curator, Henry Ford Museum

        Dr. W. Bernard Carlson
        Historian of Technology, Univ. of Virginia

        Bob Casey
        Curator of Transportation, Henry Ford Museum

        Marc Greuther
        Curator, Henry Ford Museum

        Dr. Robert Friedel
        Prof. of History, Univ of Maryland

        Dr. Bernard Finn
        Smithsonian Institution

        Dr. Janet Abbate
        Author, Inventing the Internet

        Michael Butman
        Director of Technology, Henry Ford Museum

        Dr. James D. Cherry
        Prof. of Pediatrics, UCLA School of Medicine

        Dr. Louis Galambos
        Prof. of History, Univ. of Maryland

        Alexander Graham Bell (archival footage)

        Henry Ford (archival footage)

        Thomas Edison (archival footage)

        Herbert Hoover (archival footage)

        Guglielmo Marconi (archival footage)

        Franklin D. Roosevelt (archival footage)

        James Clerk Maxwell (archival footage)

        Heinrich Rudolf Hertz (archival footage)

        Nikola Tesla (archival footage)

        John F. Kennedy (archival footage)

        Philo Farnsworth (archival footage)

        Dwight D. Eisenhower (archival footage)

        William Shockley (archival footage)

        John Bardeen (archival footage)

        Walter Brattain (archival footage)

        Herman Hollerith (archival footage)

        Louis Pasteur (archival footage)

        Alexander Fleming (archival footage)

        Jonas Salk (archival footage)

        Executive Producer: Don Cambou
        Writer: Jude Gerard Prest
        Produdcer: Jude Gerard Prest
        Associate Producer: Holly A. Murdoch
        Editor: Florence Vinger
        Editor: Sean Dash
        Editor: Avi Fisher
        Producer: Bruce Nash
        Creator: Bruce Nash
        Line Producer: Paul Dzilvelis
        Narrator: Harlan Saperstein
        Music: Alan Ett
        Production Manager: Linda K. Clark
        Post Production Supervisor: Scott Berkson
        Clearance Supervisor: Amy Trahant
        Clearance Coordinator: Katie Del Core
        Director of Research: Barry Hill
        Researcher: Erik Hietter
        Camera Operator: Steven Gmeiner
        Camera Operator: Chris J. Johnson
        Camera Operator: Michael Marton
        Camera Operator: Dylan S. O'Brien
        Camera Operator: Mike Parker
        Camera Operator: Daryl Studebaker
        Audio: Tom Burr
        Audio: Dan Devaney
        Audio: Terry Marton
        Post Production Coordinator: Jason Steinberg
        Assistant Editor: Stuart Brodlieb
        Assistant Editor: Harris Cohen
        Assistant Editor: Gary Reid
        Post Production Assistant: Brian Volk
        Online Editor: Rich Barry
        Online Editor: David Rex
        Sound Mixer: Paul Ray
        Production Auditor: Dani Eslin
        Assistant Production Accountant: Linda Scribner
        Production Coordinator: Kathy Exner
        Production Assistant: Maryalice R. Aragon
        Production Assistant: Gwendolyn Murphy
        Production Assistant: Jaime Schoenbrun
        Footage Consultant: Ted Troll

        Supervising Producer: Beth Dietrich
        Executive Producer: Charlie Maday
        Produced by Actuality Productions, Inc

      • This episode originally aired in "Mini-Marvels Week" on the History Channel.

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