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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, (videorecording)

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, (videorecording)

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
Credits note
Cinematographers, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore, Stephen McCarthy ; editors, Tricia Reidy, Erik Ewers, Ryan Gifford ; music, Wynton Marsalis
Dewey number
363.4/10973
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
  • Squires, Buddy
  • Moore, Allen
  • McCarthy, Stephen
  • Reidy, Tricia
  • Ewers, Erik
  • Gifford, Ryan
  • Florentine Films
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
  • Prohibition Film Project
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prohibition
  • Liquor laws
  • United States
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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast as a television documentary on PBS in 2011
  • Copyright held by Prohibition Film Project
  • Special features (on disc 1): In the studio with Florentine Films, bonus scenes, interview outtakes
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
Disc 1. Nation of drunkards -- Disc 2. Nation of scofflaws -- Disc 3. Nation of hypocrites
Control code
sky238855034
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 360 min.)
Isbn
9781415760284
Lccn
2011026149
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 841887014335
  • 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 details
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround (English soundtrack), Dolby digital stereo (Spanish soundtrack) ; region 1
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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast as a television documentary on PBS in 2011
  • Copyright held by Prohibition Film Project
  • Special features (on disc 1): In the studio with Florentine Films, bonus scenes, interview outtakes
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
Disc 1. Nation of drunkards -- Disc 2. Nation of scofflaws -- Disc 3. Nation of hypocrites
Control code
sky238855034
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 360 min.)
Isbn
9781415760284
Lccn
2011026149
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 841887014335
  • 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 details
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround (English soundtrack), Dolby digital stereo (Spanish soundtrack) ; region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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