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NOVA; Special Effects of Titanic and Beyond


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Special Effects of Titanic and Beyond
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Premiered March 1974 NOVA is a general-interest documentary series that addresses a single science issue each week. Billed as "science adventures for curious grown-ups" when it first aired in March, 1974, NOVA continues to offer an informative and entertaining approach to a challenging subject. 1996 marked NOVA's 23rd season, which makes it the longest-running science program on national television. It is also one of television's most acclaimed series, having won every major television award, most of them many times over. Series release date: 3/3/1974

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NOVA goes behind the scenes of Hollywood's biggest blockbuster ever, "Titanic," and shows viewers how James Cameron achieved his spectacular vision. The program also reveals the secrets behind the explosions on the set of "The X-Files Movie" and the painstaking work that went into the animations in "Flubber."



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Chicago: “NOVA; Special Effects of Titanic and Beyond,” 06/25/1998, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed January 21, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3255D385EF7648FC89BD4CA690E9ED6B.
MLA: “NOVA; Special Effects of Titanic and Beyond.” 06/25/1998. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. January 21, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3255D385EF7648FC89BD4CA690E9ED6B>.
APA: NOVA; Special Effects of Titanic and Beyond. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3255D385EF7648FC89BD4CA690E9ED6B
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