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
Member of
Cataloging source
JTE
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Prohibition (Television program)
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
MPAA: 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, 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
  • Florentine Films
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
  • Prohibition Film Project LLC
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
360
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prohibition
  • Liquor laws
  • Documentary television programs
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
  • 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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast as a television documentary on PBS in 2011
  • Copyright held by Prohibition Film Project
  • Special features include, In the studio with Florentine Films, bonus scenes, interview outtakes
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • Disc 1.
  • Nation of drunkards, special features
  • Disc 2.
  • Nation of scofflaws
  • Disc 3.
  • Nation of hypocrites
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 360 min.)
Isbn
9781415760284
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)ocn756222131
  • (OCoLC)756222131
  • 328191
  • 328191
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital, surround, stereo; widescreen format
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 include, In the studio with Florentine Films, bonus scenes, interview outtakes
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • Disc 1.
  • Nation of drunkards, special features
  • Disc 2.
  • Nation of scofflaws
  • Disc 3.
  • Nation of hypocrites
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 360 min.)
Isbn
9781415760284
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)ocn756222131
  • (OCoLC)756222131
  • 328191
  • 328191
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital, surround, stereo; widescreen format
Video recording format
DVD

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