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

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

Label
Prohibition
Title
Prohibition
Statement of responsibility
a production of Florentine Films and 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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1953-
  • 1972-
  • 1945-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, Ken
  • Novick, Lynn
  • Ward, Geoffrey C
  • Botstein, Sarah
  • Coyote, Peter
  • Clarkson, Patricia
  • Danner, Blythe
  • Giamatti, Paul
  • Hanks, Tom
  • Lithgow, John
  • Platt, Oliver
  • Florentine Films
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
360
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prohibition
  • United States
  • Liquor laws
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Prohibition, a production of Florentine Films and WETA Television ; directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Sarah Botstein, Lynn Novick and Ken Burns, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast as a television documentary on PBS in 2011
  • Special features: In the studio with Florentine Films; bonus scenes; interview outtakes
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Disc 1: A nation of drunkards ; Special features -- Disc 2: A nation of scofflaws -- Disc 3: A nation of hypocrites
Control code
ocn738476083
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 360 min.)
Isbn
9781415760284
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097368224742
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
82247
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781415760284
  • (OCoLC)738476083
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround (English), Dolby Digital stereo. (Spanish)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Prohibition, a production of Florentine Films and WETA Television ; directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Sarah Botstein, Lynn Novick and Ken Burns, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast as a television documentary on PBS in 2011
  • Special features: In the studio with Florentine Films; bonus scenes; interview outtakes
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Disc 1: A nation of drunkards ; Special features -- Disc 2: A nation of scofflaws -- Disc 3: A nation of hypocrites
Control code
ocn738476083
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 360 min.)
Isbn
9781415760284
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097368224742
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
82247
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781415760284
  • (OCoLC)738476083
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround (English), Dolby Digital stereo. (Spanish)
Video recording format
DVD

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