The Resource The wonderful towers of Watts, a production of GPN/Nebraska Educational Telecommunications and WNED-TV Buffalo

The wonderful towers of Watts, a production of GPN/Nebraska Educational Telecommunications and WNED-TV Buffalo

Label
The wonderful towers of Watts
Title
The wonderful towers of Watts
Statement of responsibility
a production of GPN/Nebraska Educational Telecommunications and WNED-TV Buffalo
Contributor
Author
Host
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An Italian immigrant builds three unusual towers in his back yard in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. The Watts Prophets sing a song with a montage of community film footage in the background. LeVar talks with a group of young children about their community. LaToya Howlett talks about her life, being in a gang and then joining Colors United
Member of
Cataloging source
IEU
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Reading rainbow (Television program)
Credits note
Music, Steve Horelick ; director of photography, Kevin Lombard
Language note
English subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Host, Levar Burton
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burton, LeVar
  • Zelver, Patricia
  • Great Plains National Instructional Television Library
  • WNED-TV (Television station : Buffalo, N.Y.)
  • GPN Educational Media
Runtime
30
Series statement
Reading rainbow
Series volume
111
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Watts Towers Art Center
  • Watts Towers Art Center
  • Public performance video
  • African American neighborhoods
  • African American neighborhoods
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
  • Watts (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • California
  • California
Target audience
juvenile
Technique
animation and live action
Label
The wonderful towers of Watts, a production of GPN/Nebraska Educational Telecommunications and WNED-TV Buffalo
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages and subtitles may vary
  • Date varies
  • "The complete episode as seen on PBS." Based on the book by Patricia Zelver
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Feature book -- Watts up -- LeVar talks about community -- LaToya Howlett shares her story -- Review books -- The car washing street / by Denise Lewis Patrick ; I got community / by Melrose Cooper ; Night on Neighborhood Street / by Eloise Greenfield
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 30 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
713974926893
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
126.0111D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)922580821
  • 975115
  • (OCoLC)ocn922580821
  • 975115
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The wonderful towers of Watts, a production of GPN/Nebraska Educational Telecommunications and WNED-TV Buffalo
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages and subtitles may vary
  • Date varies
  • "The complete episode as seen on PBS." Based on the book by Patricia Zelver
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Feature book -- Watts up -- LeVar talks about community -- LaToya Howlett shares her story -- Review books -- The car washing street / by Denise Lewis Patrick ; I got community / by Melrose Cooper ; Night on Neighborhood Street / by Eloise Greenfield
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 30 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
713974926893
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
126.0111D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)922580821
  • 975115
  • (OCoLC)ocn922580821
  • 975115
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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