Filming a Laser Show at Menlo Park Laboratory in Greenfield Village for ABC-TV's World of Discovery, May 25, 1989

Summary

In May 1989, ABC television crews filmed segments of World of Discovery - Inventors: Out of their Minds at the Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village. The show linked the experiences of late-20th-century inventors with Thomas Edison's innovative work to produce the incandescent lamp. A laser light demonstration at the Village's reconstructed Menlo Park Laboratory -- with one of the inventors playing Edison -- became the program's finale.

In May 1989, ABC television crews filmed segments of World of Discovery - Inventors: Out of their Minds at the Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village. The show linked the experiences of late-20th-century inventors with Thomas Edison's innovative work to produce the incandescent lamp. A laser light demonstration at the Village's reconstructed Menlo Park Laboratory -- with one of the inventors playing Edison -- became the program's finale.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Resin-coated paper

Technique

Chromogenic processes

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 5 in

Width: 4.875 in

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