Jeff goldblum, who portrays james d watson, later narrated the 5-episode documentary series dna,(2003), the first episode of which, the secret of life, retold the same events portrayed in this film, following james d watson to original locations at cambridge and king's college, and also featuring some of the original figures, such as maurice wilkins, erwin chargaff, raymond gosling, and peter pauling. Part 1: in 1987 this award-winning documentary drama was originally produced for the bbc science series horizon - staring jeff goldblum as 'jim watson' and tim piggot-smith as 'francis crick' is about the race to solve one of the greatest mysteries of 20th-century science the structure of dna it is the story.
This british made-for-television movie tells the story of the 1950s competition to unlock the mystery behind dna, and the personal and political tribulations that accompanied the endeavor.
Part 1 - life story: the race for the double helix [1/2] staring jeff goldblum & tim piggot-smith.
Life story (known as the race for the double helix or double helix in the united states) is a 1987 tv film dramatisation of the discovery of the structure of dna in 1953 the film was directed by mick jackson for the bbc 's horizon science series and won several prizes including the 1988 bafta tv award as the best single drama. The film tells the story of the rivalries of the two teams of scientists attempting to discover the structure of dna francis crick and james d watson at cambridge university and maurice wilkins and rosalind franklin at king's college london.
This british made-for-television movie tells the story of the 1950s competition to unlock the mystery behind dna, and the personal and political tribulations that accompanied the endeavor jeff goldblum stars as american scientist jim watson, and tim pigott-smith is britain's francis crick. It is the story of the diligent research, creative analysis, and perseverance of james watson and francis crick that led to the discovery with the help of their colleague, maurice wilkins, they also earned the 1962 nobel.
Look for the original version of life story or double helix of about 107 minutes in your public library or community college or university library until it is released commercially you will have to try both titles, double helix and life story and make sure that one of the actors is jeff goldblum (brilliant casting. Life story (1987) (aka the race for the double helix): the above images are taken from the recording on this disc, and are provided to illustrate the quality of the recording you will receive.