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The Resource Something the Lord made, HBO Films presents a Cort/Madden production ; a Joseph Sargent film ; producer, Julian Krainin ; produced by Mike Drake ; written by Peter Silverman and Robert Caswell ; directed by Joseph Sargent ; Krainin Productions ; the Cort Madden Company

Something the Lord made, HBO Films presents a Cort/Madden production ; a Joseph Sargent film ; producer, Julian Krainin ; produced by Mike Drake ; written by Peter Silverman and Robert Caswell ; directed by Joseph Sargent ; Krainin Productions ; the Cort Madden Company

Label
Something the Lord made
Title
Something the Lord made
Statement of responsibility
HBO Films presents a Cort/Madden production ; a Joseph Sargent film ; producer, Julian Krainin ; produced by Mike Drake ; written by Peter Silverman and Robert Caswell ; directed by Joseph Sargent ; Krainin Productions ; the Cort Madden Company
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Actor
Costume designer
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
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Production company
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Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Tells the emotional true story of two men who defied the rules of their time to launch a medical revolution, set against the backdrop of the Jim Crow south. Working in 1940s Baltimore on an unprecedented technique for performing heart surgery on "blue babies", Dr. Alfred Blalock and lab technician Vivien Thomas form an impressive team. As Blalock and Thomas invent a new field of medicine, saving thousands of lives in the process, social pressures threaten to undermine their collaboration and tear them apart
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Director of photography, Donald M. Morgan ; editor, Michael Brown ; music composer, Christopher Young ; costume designer, Karyn Wagner ; production designer, Vincent Peranio
Date time place
Originally broadcast as a made-for-TV movie in 2004
Dewey number
791.45/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English, French, or Spanish dialogue; optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.S677818 2004
PerformerNote
Alan Rickman, Mos Def, Kyra Sedgwick, Gabrielle Union, Merritt Wever, Clayton LeBouef, Charles Dutton, Mary Stuart Masterson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1925-2014
  • 1966-
  • 1932-
  • 1957-
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  • Sargent, Joseph
  • Krainin, Julian
  • Drake, Mike
  • Silverman, Peter
  • Caswell, Robert
  • Rickman, Alan
  • Mos Def
  • Sedgwick, Kyra
  • Union, Gabrielle
  • Wever, Merritt
  • LeBouef, Clayton
  • Dutton, Charles S.
  • Masterson, Mary Stuart
  • Morgan, Donald M.
  • Brown, Michael
  • Young, Christopher
  • Wagner, Karyn
  • Peranio, Vincent
  • McCabe, Katie
  • HBO Films
  • Cort Madden Company (Firm)
  • Krainin Productions (Firm)
  • HBO Video (Firm)
Runtime
110
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  • Thomas, Vivien
  • Blalock, Alfred
  • Blalock, Alfred
  • Thomas, Vivien
  • African Americans in medicine
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • African Americans in medicine
  • Heart
  • Racism
  • Heart
  • Racism
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Baltimore (Md.)
  • Maryland
Technique
live action
Label
Something the Lord made, HBO Films presents a Cort/Madden production ; a Joseph Sargent film ; producer, Julian Krainin ; produced by Mike Drake ; written by Peter Silverman and Robert Caswell ; directed by Joseph Sargent ; Krainin Productions ; the Cort Madden Company
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Publication
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Note
  • Special features, languages, and subtitles may vary
  • Based in part on the magazine article Like something the Lord made by Katie McCabe
  • Wide screen
  • Special features: Audio commentary with director Joseph Sargent, writer Peter Silverman and executive producers Robert W. Cort and Eric Hertzel; featurette; Making history slide show
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 110 min.)
Isbn
9780783124049
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 026359246128
  • 026359246128
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
92461
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
10093272
System control number
  • (OCoLC)56899406
  • 1822339
  • (OCoLC)ocm56899406
  • 1822339
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Something the Lord made, HBO Films presents a Cort/Madden production ; a Joseph Sargent film ; producer, Julian Krainin ; produced by Mike Drake ; written by Peter Silverman and Robert Caswell ; directed by Joseph Sargent ; Krainin Productions ; the Cort Madden Company
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Special features, languages, and subtitles may vary
  • Based in part on the magazine article Like something the Lord made by Katie McCabe
  • Wide screen
  • Special features: Audio commentary with director Joseph Sargent, writer Peter Silverman and executive producers Robert W. Cort and Eric Hertzel; featurette; Making history slide show
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 110 min.)
Isbn
9780783124049
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 026359246128
  • 026359246128
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
92461
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
10093272
System control number
  • (OCoLC)56899406
  • 1822339
  • (OCoLC)ocm56899406
  • 1822339
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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