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The Resource The poisoner's handbook : killer chemistry, an Apograph Productions film for American Experience ; produced and directed by Rob Rapley

The poisoner's handbook : killer chemistry, an Apograph Productions film for American Experience ; produced and directed by Rob Rapley

Label
The poisoner's handbook : killer chemistry
Title
The poisoner's handbook
Title remainder
killer chemistry
Statement of responsibility
an Apograph Productions film for American Experience ; produced and directed by Rob Rapley
Title variation
Killer chemistry
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Language
eng
Summary
In the early twentieth century, the average American medicine cabinet was a would-be poisoner's treasure chest. There was radioactive radium in health tonics, thallium in depilatory creams, and morphine in teething medicine and potassium cyanide in cleaning supplies. While the tools of the murderer's trade multiplied as the pace of industrial innovation increased, the scientific knowledge (and the political will) to detect and prevent the crimes lagged behind
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Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
American experience (Television program)
Credits note
Edited by Don Kleszy ; cinematography by Tim Cragg ; music by Nathan Halpern
Intended audience
TV rating: TV-PG
Language note
English subtitles (SDH)
PerformerNote
Narrated by Oliver Platt ; featured expert, Deborah Blum
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1954-
  • 1954-
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  • Rapley, Rob
  • Ferrari, Michelle
  • Platt, Oliver.
  • Blum, Deborah
  • Blum, Deborah
  • Apograph Productions
  • American Experience Films
  • WGBH (Television station: Boston, Mass.)
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
Runtime
120
Series statement
American experience
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  • Norris, Charles
  • Gettler, Alexander
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Chemistry, Forensic
  • Forensic toxicology
  • Medical examiners (Law)
  • Toxicologists
  • Poisoning
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The poisoner's handbook : killer chemistry, an Apograph Productions film for American Experience ; produced and directed by Rob Rapley
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Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Based in part on the book; The poisoner's handbook by Deborah Blum
  • Originally broadcast on television in 2014
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videorecording (120 minutes)
Isbn
9781608830381
Isbn Type
:
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887020404
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
POIH601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)865479253
  • 2732772
  • (MWT)MWT11042585
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen, Dolby digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The poisoner's handbook : killer chemistry, an Apograph Productions film for American Experience ; produced and directed by Rob Rapley
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Based in part on the book; The poisoner's handbook by Deborah Blum
  • Originally broadcast on television in 2014
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videorecording (120 minutes)
Isbn
9781608830381
Isbn Type
:
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887020404
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
POIH601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)865479253
  • 2732772
  • (MWT)MWT11042585
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen, Dolby digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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