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Ernest Rutherford in The Galloping Gamows: Living Technicolor

The Galloping Gamows: Living Technicolor

2008 NR

Brothers Igor Gamow and George Gamow are professors, scientists and -- as Peter Garrity's documentary reveals -- lifelong eccentrics. Garrity affectionately follows them from their offbeat childhood through their groundbreaking adult careers. George's obsession with motorcycles and development of the Big Bang Theory and Igor's stint as a ballet dancer and innovator of an underwater breathing apparatus all receive equal time in this wry biopic.