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Title Secrets of the Forbidden City [videorecording] / a Nova production by Lion Television for Nova/WGBH Boston in association with Channel 4, ARTE France and China Intercontinental Communication Center ; produced and directed by Ian Bremner.

Publication Info. [Alexandria, Virginia] : PBS, [2017]
[Alexandria, Virginia] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    951.156 SEC    Available
Description 1 videodisc (54 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in.
Description digital optical stereo rda
widescreen fullscreen rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video Region 1 rda
Documentary television programs. lcgft
System Details DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Note Documentary.
Performer Narrator, Eric Meyers.
Language In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Note Originally produced as an episode of the television series: Nova.
Program content: ©2017.
Widescreen presentation.
Running time indicated on container: approximately 60 minutes; actual running time: 54 minutes.
Summary In a laboratory, a team of engineers create a replica of Beijing's Forbidden City to uncover the secrets underlying its ability to withstand earthquakes over the centuries.
Subject Forbidden City (Beijing, China) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Design and construction.
Earthquake resistant design -- China -- Beijing -- History.
Earthquake engineering -- China -- Beijing -- History.
Palaces -- China -- Beijing -- Design and construction -- History.
Beijing (China) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Design and construction -- History.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Science television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Bremner, Ian, television director, television producer.
Meyers, Eric, 1959- narrator.
Lion Television Ltd., production company.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), production company.
Channel Four (Great Britain), production company.
ARTE France, production company.
China Intercontinental Communication Center, production company.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), publisher.
PBS Distribution (Firm), film distributor.
Added Title Nova (Television program)
ISBN 9781531703462
Standard No. 841887035194
00841887035194 gtin-14
Music No. NV61706 PBS Distribution

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