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Title Castles in the sky [electronic resource].

Publication Info. [United States] : BBC Studios, 2015.
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Description 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 90 min.)) : sd., col.
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Credits Directed by Gillies Mackinnon.
Cast Eddie Izzard, Laura Fraser, Arran Tulloch, Lesley Harcourt, Alex Jennings, David Hayman, Julian Rhind-tutt.
Summary Eddie Izzard stars in this inspiring factual drama about Robert Watson-Watt who demonstrated for the first time in 1935 that aircraft could be detected using radio waves. By the time the war began in 1939, radar stations were dotted along the British coast. This drama follows the early years as Robert Watson-Watt and his team of scientists worked tirelessly to see their invention taken seriously.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Watson-Watt, Robert Alexander, Sir, 1892-1973 -- Drama.
Engineers -- Great Britain -- Drama.
Radar -- History -- Drama.
Britain, Battle of, Great Britain, 1940 -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Radar -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain -- Drama.
Genre/Form Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author MacKinnon, Gillies, film director.
Kershaw, Ian, screenwriter.
Izzard, Eddie, actor.
Fraser, Laura, actor.
Tulloch, Arran, actor.
Harcourt, Lesley, actor.
Jennings, Alex, actor.
Hayman, David, 1950- actor.
Rhind-Tutt, Julian, 1968- actor.
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Music No. MWT12337832

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