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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
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
Language note
Audio and subtitles in English (SDH) or Spanish ; audio description track
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-
  • 1945-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, Ken
  • Novick, Lynn
  • Coyote, Peter
  • Clarkson, Patricia
  • Danner, Blythe
  • Giamatti, Paul
  • Hanks, Tom
  • Lithgow, John
  • Platt, Oliver
  • Scott, Campbell
  • Florentine Films
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
Runtime
360
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prohibition
  • Liquor laws
  • United States
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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on television in 2011
  • Includes featurette, bonus scenes, interview outtakes
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (6 hrs.)
Isbn
9781608834303
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097368224742
  • 841887014335
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
  • (OCoLC)756222131
  • (OCoLC)738476083
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen, Dolby digital 5.1 & 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
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on television in 2011
  • Includes featurette, bonus scenes, interview outtakes
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (6 hrs.)
Isbn
9781608834303
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097368224742
  • 841887014335
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
  • (OCoLC)756222131
  • (OCoLC)738476083
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen, Dolby digital 5.1 & stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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