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Before the Alphabet [videorecording]

a production of SFP
Format
Video; VHS
Summary
Traces the development of writing, from the earliest Sumerian cuneiform examples and the almost parallel development of hieroglyphics in Egypt, through the evolution of different concepts and shapes to the development of a workable alphabet.
Director
Jacqueline Plessis
Release Date
1989
Run Time
30 min.
Language
English
Notes
Videocassette release of a 1989 production.
Credits
Director, Jacqueline Plessis ; producers, Arlette Guedj, Noelle Balmelle ; writers, Beatrice Andre-Leickman, Christiane Ziegler ; narrator, Robert Lanchester.
Published
Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities, c1993.
Description
1 videocassette (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
VHS format [NTSC]
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