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Image and reality in America [videorecording] : consuming images / from WNET/New York and WETA/Washington ; a production of Alvin H. Perlmutter, Inc. and Public Affairs Television, Inc. ; writers, Bill Moyers, Gail Pellett ; producer & director, Gail Pellett.

Other Title:
Consuming images [videorecordings]
Publication:
New York, NY : PBS Video, c1989.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videocassette (58 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Subjects:
Advertising.
Mass media -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Educational films.
Documentary films.
Language:
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
System Details:
VHS.
Summary:
Looks at a society inundated with visual images and addresses the question of how to assess the validity of what we see. Summarizes the development of t.v. commercials and the strategies of print advertising in a world where the market is the heart of the visual experience. Suggests that visual literacy needs to be a basic part of education.
Participant:
Host, Bill Moyers.
Credits:
Editor, Michael Collins ; music, Michael Bacon.
Contributor:
Pellett, Gail. , Producer, Director
Moyers, Bill D. , Host, Screenwriter
Bacon, Michael, 1948- , Composer
Alvin H. Perlmutter, Inc. , Producer
Public Affairs Television (Firm) , Producer
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) , Producer
WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.) , Producer
PBS Video. , Distributor
OCLC:
42479886
Publisher Number:
MPUM 101 PBS Video
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