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Modern Marvels: The Telephone

1995 Rated NR 50m

The name Alexander Graham Bell has become synonymous with the telephone. But the creator of the tool that revolutionized human communication almost lost credit for the invention to his longtime rival, Elisha Gray -- who filed a patent for a similar device a mere two hours after Bell. This program takes viewers on a journey to witness the dramatic development and continuing evolution of one of the most influential mechanisms ever invented.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Filmed in B&W; color; interactive menus; scene access.