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The Resource Prohibition, a Florentine Films production ; WETA Television ; directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Sarah Botstein, Lynn Novick and Ken Burns

Prohibition, a Florentine Films production ; WETA Television ; directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Sarah Botstein, Lynn Novick and Ken Burns

Label
Prohibition
Title
Prohibition
Statement of responsibility
a Florentine Films production ; WETA Television ; directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Sarah Botstein, Lynn Novick and Ken Burns
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Narrator
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Explores the extraordinary story of what happens when a freedom-loving nation outlaws the sale of intoxicating liquor, and the disastrous unintended consequences that follow. Raises profound questions about the proper role of government and the limits of legislating morality
Cataloging source
JTE
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographers, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore, Stephen McCarthy ; editors, Tricia Reidy, Erik Ewers, Ryan Gifford ; music, Wynton Marsalis
Dewey number
363.4/10973
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In English or Spanish with optional English and Spanish SDH subtitles; optional description for the visually impaired
LC call number
HV5089
LC item number
.P764 2011
PerformerNote
Narrator: Peter Coyote. Voices, Patricia Clarkson, Blythe Danner, Paul Giamatti, Tom Hanks, John Lithgow, Oliver Platt, Campbell Scott
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1953-
  • 1972-
  • 1945-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, Ken
  • Ward, Geoffrey C
  • Botstein, Sarah
  • Novick, Lynn
  • Coyote, Peter
  • Clarkson, Patricia
  • Danner, Blythe
  • Giamatti, Paul
  • Hanks, Tom
  • Lithgow, John
  • Platt, Oliver
  • Florentine Films
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
  • Prohibition Film Project
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
360
Series statement
PBS
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prohibition
  • United States
  • Liquor laws
  • Prohibición alcohólica
  • Estados Unidos
  • Bebidas alcohólicas
  • Liquor laws
  • Prohibition
  • United States
  • Prohibition
  • United States
  • Liquor laws
  • Closed caption video recordings
  • Prohibición alcohólica
  • Bebidas alcohólicas
Technique
live action
Label
Prohibition, a Florentine Films production ; WETA Television ; directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Sarah Botstein, Lynn Novick and Ken Burns
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/par822474d.gif
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast as a television documentary on PBS in 2011
  • Copyright held by Prohibition Film Project
  • Special features include, In the studio with Florentine Films, bonus scenes, interview outtakes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • (114 min.)
  • Disc 1.
  • Nation of drunkards, special features
  • (94 min.)
  • Disc 2.
  • Nation of scofflaws
  • (110 min.)
  • Disc 3.
  • Nation of hypocrites
Control code
ocn756222131
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
3 videodiscs (approximately 360 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9781415760284
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097368224742
  • 841887014335
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
82247
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)756222131
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital, surround, stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Prohibition, a Florentine Films production ; WETA Television ; directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Sarah Botstein, Lynn Novick and Ken Burns
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/par822474d.gif
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast as a television documentary on PBS in 2011
  • Copyright held by Prohibition Film Project
  • Special features include, In the studio with Florentine Films, bonus scenes, interview outtakes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • (114 min.)
  • Disc 1.
  • Nation of drunkards, special features
  • (94 min.)
  • Disc 2.
  • Nation of scofflaws
  • (110 min.)
  • Disc 3.
  • Nation of hypocrites
Control code
ocn756222131
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
3 videodiscs (approximately 360 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9781415760284
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097368224742
  • 841887014335
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
82247
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)756222131
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital, surround, stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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