James May's 20th Century

James May's 20th Century

DVD - 2012 | Widescreen
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"James May revisits the 20th century to discover how inventors and their innovations changed the way we live today"--Set container.
Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Athena : Distributed by Acorn Media, c[2012]
Edition: Widescreen
ISBN: 9781598287882
1598287885
Branch Call Number: DVD 609.04 JAM NVD
Characteristics: 3 videodiscs (ca. 174 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

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ManMachine
Jun 07, 2019

(*Quote*) - "Necessity is the mother of invention."

This 3-disc, 9-episode presentation was originally a British TV broadcast from 2007.

From transportation, to weaponry, to outer space travel, to surgical procedures, and beyond - This informative documentary revisits the inventors and inventions of the 20th century that have made the most significant changes and impact on the way that we live today.

Unfortunately, this otherwise interesting presentation lost itself some major points by being hosted by the decidedly irritating persona of James May.

Neither amusing, nor charismatic - May was in one's face far too often for his own good. And, as a result, he became something of an irksome "fly in the ointment" (so to speak) that clearly marred this program.

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ckr1
Dec 16, 2014

James May presents great show about 20th century inventions & innovators who changed the world. Also James Mayes BIG IDEAS about our future it was very interesting and awesome I loved it, highly recommend if you like technology and history. BRILLIANT!

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