The Telephone


60m 1997

Brief Synopsis

Documentary about the invention of the telephone and how it quickly was transformed from novelty into necessity at the turn of the 20th century.

Film Details

Also Known As
American Experience (02/03/97), The, Telephone
Release Date
1997
Production Company
Simon & Goodman Picture Company

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

Synopsis

Documentary about the invention of the telephone and how it quickly was transformed from novelty into necessity at the turn of the 20th century.

Crew

Gregory Andracke

Additional Photography

Michael Bacon

Series Theme Adaptation ("The American Experience")

Johanna Baker

Publicist ("The American Experience")

Rebecca Barnes

Post-Production Assistant ("The American Experience")

Joseph Borruso

Post-Production Supervisor

Jim Butler

Script Consultant

Frank Capria

Post-Production Assistant ("The American Experience")

Judy Crichton

Executive Consultant ("The American Experience")

Rick Dior

Rerecording Mixer

Margaret Drain

Executive Producer ("The American Experience")

Richard Einhorn

Music

Nancy Farrell

Project Administration ("The American Experience")

Claude S Fischer

Project Advisor

Karen Goodman

Producer

Karen Goodman

Writer

Mari Lou Granger

Unit Manager ("The American Experience")

Terry Hopkins

Additional Photography

Alison Kennedy

Series Designer ("The American Experience")

Charles Kuskin

Series Theme ("The American Experience")

Larry Lecain

Field Production ("The American Experience")

Lorri Leighton

Production Coordinator

Kenneth Lipartito

Project Advisor

Doug Martin

On-Line Editor ("The American Experience")

Bob Mccausland

Field Production ("The American Experience")

Rick Miranda

Additional Photography

Susan Mottau

Coordinating Producer

Chas Norton

Field Production ("The American Experience")

Daphne B Noyes

Publicist (Wgbh) ("The American Experience")

Jerry Pantzer

Additional Photography

Chris Pullman

Series Designer ("The American Experience")

Salvatore Raciti

Title Animation ("The American Experience")

Nancy Graydon Roach

Associate Producer

Helen R Russell

Project Administration ("The American Experience")

Ann Scott

Project Administration ("The American Experience")

Bruce Shaw

Editor

Kirk Simon

Writer

Kirk Simon

Producer

Kirk Simon

Additional Photography

Michael Spiller

Additional Photography

Billy Squires

Cinematographer

Joseph Tovares

Series Editor ("The American Experience")

Dan Watson

On-Line Editor ("The American Experience")

Morgan Wesson

Consulting Producer; Script Consultant

Elizabeth Westrate

Associate Producer

Film Details

Also Known As
American Experience (02/03/97), The, Telephone
Release Date
1997
Production Company
Simon & Goodman Picture Company

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

Quotes

Trivia