The Private eye (TEFC)

United Kingdom, 1980

TV show
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Episode number 1 of Series “The Real thing”.
Shot in the style of a 1940’s film, James Burke employs a detective to illustrate how the senses pick up clues from the outside world, how the brain solves the mystery and decides what is out there. Illustrates how easy it is to fool the best detective, and asks “what is reality”? Part one of a series of six programs written and presented by James Burke. Suitable for upper secondary level.

Credits

producer

Mick Jackson

production company

British Broadcasting Corporation

Language

English

Duration

00:30:13:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

33439

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television series

Documentary

Documentary → Docudrama

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Reality

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Brain

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Senses and sensation

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Human information processing

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Senses and sensation

Television

Television → Television series

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

U-Matic; Access Print (Section 1)

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