The Resource Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life

Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life

Label
Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life
Title
Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life
Contributor
Distributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This Academy Award nominated documentary is the first authorized film look at the life and work of the controversial Russian-born author Ayn Rand. The writer of such renowned novels as The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged is the subject of Michael Paxton?s first feature film. A flux of events, ideas, emotions and accomplishments combine to make Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life a portrait of one woman?s genius and point of view. ..Narrated by Emmy Award-winning actress Sharon Gless, the film offers millions of fans the opportunity to relive the drama of Ayn Rand?s life and fiction: from her early childhood and escape from Soviet Russia to her struggle and triumph as an American writer whose book sales exceed 500,000 copies annually after five decades in print. Drawing from personal papers and public archives across two continents, the film combines fact, literary fiction and an intimate weave of interviews with intellectual heir Leonard Peikoff, television journalist Mike Wallace, and others as well as rare photos, film footage and an original film-noir scene from her 1934 play, Ideal. ..The material captures Rand?s life-long themes of reason, rational selfishness and political freedom. Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life, sweeping from pre-Revolutionary Russia to contemporary America, tells the story of a "ferocious angel,"a woman, and thinker who continues to incite the curiosity and passion of millions
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Strand Releasing in 1997
Language note
In English
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  • Strand Releasing (Firm)
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
143
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  • Literature
  • Religion
Technique
live action
Label
Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
  • Film
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (144 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1251271
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)985057887
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1251271
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life
Link
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
  • Film
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (144 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1251271
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)985057887
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1251271
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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