The Resource Los Angeles plays itself, Burton/Floyd presents ; research, text, and production, Thom Andersen ; directed by Thom Andersen

Los Angeles plays itself, Burton/Floyd presents ; research, text, and production, Thom Andersen ; directed by Thom Andersen

Label
Los Angeles plays itself
Title
Los Angeles plays itself
Statement of responsibility
Burton/Floyd presents ; research, text, and production, Thom Andersen ; directed by Thom Andersen
Contributor
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Narrator
Presenter
Production company
Researcher
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"Thom Andersen's landmark documentary explores the tangled relationship between the movies and their fabled hometown, as seen entirely through the films themselves. From its distinctive neighborhoods to its architectural homes, Los Angeles has been the backdrop to countless movies. Andersen takes viewers on a whirlwind tour through the metropolis' real and cinematic history, investigating the myriad stories and legends that have come to define it, and revealing the real city that lives beneath"--Container
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Tony Longo trilogy
Credits note
Editor, Yoo Seung-Hyun ; camera, Deborah Stratman ; remastering (2013), Adam R. Levin, Peter Bo Rappmund
Dewey number
979.4/94
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated
PerformerNote
Narrator, Encke King
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Andersen, Thom
  • King, Encke M.
  • Burton/Floyd, Inc
  • Cinema Guild
Runtime
170
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Motion pictures
  • Popular culture
  • Motion pictures
  • Popular culture
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
  • California
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
Los Angeles plays itself, Burton/Floyd presents ; research, text, and production, Thom Andersen ; directed by Thom Andersen
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Accompanying material may vary
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2003
  • Booklet inserted inside container
  • Special features include: The Tony Longo trilogy (2014, 14 min.) a short film by Thom Andersen; Theatrical trailer. A collectible booklet featuring essays by Mike Davis, author of "City of quartz: excavating the future of Los Angeles" and Thom Andersen
Accompanying material
1 booklet (24 unnumbered pages ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Part one : Another way to look at movies. Reality and representation. Locations. Hollywood. "L.A." and "the industry". The city as background: the city with no name. The Bradbury Building. The decline of public space. Benign lies. Geographic license and literalism. Modern architecture. Landmarks. Disaster movies. The city as character: James M. Cain. A brighter world. Film noir. Things that aren't there any more. Bunker Hill -- Part two : High tourist/low tourist. The outside men: Deray, Antonioni, Demy. The city as subject: Chinatown. Modes of transportation. Downtown vs. the suburbs. Blade Runner. L.A. confidential. Cops. The provincialism of over-privilege. Neorealism -- Extras
  • Booklet : The introduction / Thom Andersen -- Tourists from hell / Mike Davis -- Los Angeles a city on film / Thom Andersen
Dimensions
4 3/4 in +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (170 min.)
Isbn
9780781514842
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
881164000842
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
CG 000148
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)891782923
  • 1030111
  • (OCoLC)ocn891782923
  • 1030111
System details
DVD, NTSC; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Los Angeles plays itself, Burton/Floyd presents ; research, text, and production, Thom Andersen ; directed by Thom Andersen
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Accompanying material may vary
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2003
  • Booklet inserted inside container
  • Special features include: The Tony Longo trilogy (2014, 14 min.) a short film by Thom Andersen; Theatrical trailer. A collectible booklet featuring essays by Mike Davis, author of "City of quartz: excavating the future of Los Angeles" and Thom Andersen
Accompanying material
1 booklet (24 unnumbered pages ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Part one : Another way to look at movies. Reality and representation. Locations. Hollywood. "L.A." and "the industry". The city as background: the city with no name. The Bradbury Building. The decline of public space. Benign lies. Geographic license and literalism. Modern architecture. Landmarks. Disaster movies. The city as character: James M. Cain. A brighter world. Film noir. Things that aren't there any more. Bunker Hill -- Part two : High tourist/low tourist. The outside men: Deray, Antonioni, Demy. The city as subject: Chinatown. Modes of transportation. Downtown vs. the suburbs. Blade Runner. L.A. confidential. Cops. The provincialism of over-privilege. Neorealism -- Extras
  • Booklet : The introduction / Thom Andersen -- Tourists from hell / Mike Davis -- Los Angeles a city on film / Thom Andersen
Dimensions
4 3/4 in +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (170 min.)
Isbn
9780781514842
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
881164000842
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
CG 000148
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)891782923
  • 1030111
  • (OCoLC)ocn891782923
  • 1030111
System details
DVD, NTSC; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0
Video recording format
DVD

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