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Title Koko : the gorilla who talks / [videorecording] a BBC production with PBS ; producer, Bridget Appleby ; filmed and directed by Jonathan Taylor.

Publication Info. [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2016]
[Arlington, Virginia] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library DVD    599.884 KOK    Available
Description 1 videodisc (56 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation ; stereo.
Language In English with optional English subtitles.
Note "Subtitles are a function of the disc and serve the same purpose as closed captions"--Container.
Performer Narrator, Demetri Goritsas ; featuring Koko, Penny Patterson ; commentators, Ron Cohn, Eugene Linden.
Credits Film editor, Tom Dixon-Spain ; composer, Richard Spiller ; executive producers, Jo Shinner, Sacha Mirzoeff.
Note Program content: ©2015.
"BBC Earth"--Container.
Running time indicated on container: approximately 60 minutes; actual running time: 56 minutes.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Grade level: High school (9-12)
Summary In 1971, graduate student Penny Patterson began teaching sign language to a gorilla named Koko, a scientific experiment that evolved into an intimate friendship lasting almost half a century and changed the course of human-animal communication.
Subject Koko (Gorilla), 1971-
Patterson, Francine.
Gorilla -- Biography.
Gorilla -- Psychology -- Case studies.
Human-animal relationships -- Case studies.
American Sign Language.
Genre/Form Wildlife television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Television series.
Reality television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Added Author Taylor, Jonathan (Film director), cinematographer, film director.
Shinner, Jo, film producer.
Mirzoeff, Sacha, film producer.
Appleby, Bridget (Bridget Marion), film producer.
Goritsas, Demetri, narrator.
Koko (Gorilla), 1971- on-screen participant.
Patterson, Francine, commentator, on-screen participant.
Cohn, Ronald H., commentator.
Dixon-Spain, Tom, film editor.
Spiller, Richard (Composer), composer.
British Broadcasting Corporation, production company.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), production company, publisher.
PBS Distribution (Firm), film distributor.
BBC Earth (Firm), contributor.
Note Title following credits: Koko
ISBN 9781627897532
Standard No. 841887028905
Music No. KOGO601 PBS

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