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Mystery of Genius: Masters and Madmen DVD

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  • Format: Closed-captioned, Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Run Time: 100 Minutes
  • Region: Region 1 Region?
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Language: English
  • Studio: A&E Home Video
  • DVD Release Date: October 22, 2000

This eclectic and fascinating look at the common threads of the uncommon mind ventures from MIT labs to stages where groundbreaking artists perform.



What do Leonardo da Vinci and "gizmo guru" Ron Popeil have in common? They're both geniuses!

Our intriguing special looks at famous geniuses and explores the thin line between genius and madness. We'll discover unsung intellects like Chester Carlson, the brains behind the Xerox machine; actress Hedy Lamarr, who invented a telecommunications system while tinkering at the piano; and Edwin Armstrong, who developed FM radio. Interviewees include magicians Penn & Teller.

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