The Resource The Light Bulb Conspiracy, (online streaming)

The Light Bulb Conspiracy, (online streaming)

Label
The Light Bulb Conspiracy
Title
The Light Bulb Conspiracy
Contributor
Film director
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
THE LIGHT BULB CONSPIRACY uncovers how planned obsolescence has shaped our lives and economy since the 1920's, when manufacturers deliberately started shortening the life of consumer products to increase demand. The film also profiles a new generation of consumers, designers and business people who have started challenging planned obsolescence as an unsustainable economic driver. The documentary begins by visiting the longest running light bulb in the world, which has burned continuously for over 110 years in Livermore, California. Initially, light bulbs were built to last. But the film finds historical evidence revealing how a cartel in the 1920's decided to produce bulbs limited to a maximum life of 1000 hours, making the humble light bulb one of the first examples of planned obsolescence and a model for increasing profits on other products
Cataloging source
CaSfKAN
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Video Project in 2011
Language note
In English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dannoritzer, Cosima
  • Video Project (Firm)
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
127
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Design
  • Artists
  • Science
  • Environmental sciences
  • Documentary films
Technique
live action
Label
The Light Bulb Conspiracy, (online streaming)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1171113
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (128 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1171113
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
The Light Bulb Conspiracy, (online streaming)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1171113
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (128 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1171113
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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