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Alternate title:Double helix
Race for the double helix
Summary:Dramatization of the research of and relationships between scientists James Watson, Francis Crick, Maurice Wilkins, and Rosalind Franklin, as they raced to discover the secret of life: DNA.
Contributor:Jackson, Mick
Pigott-Smith, Tim
Goldblum, Jeff, 1952-
Howard, Alan, 1937-
Stevenson, Juliet
Nicholson, William
Provider:British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
Arts and Entertainment Network
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:DNA -- Research -- Drama
Discoveries in science -- Drama
DNA -- History -- Drama
Watson, James D., 1928- -- Drama
Franklin, Rosalind, 1920-1958 -- Drama
Crick, Francis, 1916-2004 -- Drama
Wilkins, Maurice, 1916-2004 -- Drama
Nobel prize winners -- Drama
Scientists -- Drama
Women in science -- Drama
Genre:Made-for-TV movies
Historical television programs
Biographical television programs
Credits:Written by William Nicholson ; a BBC-TV production in association with the Arts and Entertainment Network ; produced and directed by Mick Jackson. Cast: Tim Pigott-Smith, Jeff Goldblum, Alan Howard, Juliet Stevenson. Film editor, Jim Latham ; photography, Andrew Dunn.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Science, Technology
Films@UM Browse terms:Science, Technology
Collection:Films@UM
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