At the dawn of the 17th century, astronomer Galileo is on the verge of uncovering the biggest mysteries of the universe. But his ambitions are thwarted by lack of money, a lazy brother and a jealous rival. Luckily, Galileo finds support from the pampered son of the powerful Medici family. Under Galileo's tutelage, Prince Cosimo learns that in searching for the stars, one has to have his feet firmly on the ground. Inspired by Galileo's quest for scientific truth, Cosimo helps Galileo invent the first telephone. For ages 7 to 13 or grades 3 to 8. Approx. 95 minutes.
"The Making of Galileo: On the Shoulders of Giants"
Exclusive interview with Tony and Emmy Award-winning actor Michael Moriarty.
Full Music Soundtrack
3 Languages versions: English, Spanish and French
Life and Times of Galileo Galilei
Dolby Digital Stereo
Cast and Crew Credits
Access to DEC website
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