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The Resource Frank Zappa's 200 motels, a Murakami Wolf/Bizarre production ; story and screenplay by Frank Zappa ; shooting script by Tony Palmer ; produced by Jerry Good, Herb Gordon ; characterizations directed by Frank Zappa ; visuals directed by Tony Palmer

Frank Zappa's 200 motels, a Murakami Wolf/Bizarre production ; story and screenplay by Frank Zappa ; shooting script by Tony Palmer ; produced by Jerry Good, Herb Gordon ; characterizations directed by Frank Zappa ; visuals directed by Tony Palmer

Label
Frank Zappa's 200 motels
Title
Frank Zappa's 200 motels
Statement of responsibility
a Murakami Wolf/Bizarre production ; story and screenplay by Frank Zappa ; shooting script by Tony Palmer ; produced by Jerry Good, Herb Gordon ; characterizations directed by Frank Zappa ; visuals directed by Tony Palmer
Title variation
  • Frank Zappa's two hundred motels
  • 200 motels
  • Two hundred motels
  • Tony Palmer's film of Frank Zappa's 200 motels
Contributor
Screenwriter
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A psychedelic precursor to music videos, in which The Mothers of Invention, a touring musical group, wreak havoc in Centerville, a stereotypical American town. The first color movie made on videotape and then transferred to film, it includes many visual effects
Cataloging source
EYM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Camera, Dave Swan ... [et al.] ; editor, Richard Harrison ; music composer and arranger, Frank Zappa ; music performers, the Mothers of Invention, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English dialogue
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.F73 2009
PerformerNote
The Mothers of Invention, Theodore Bikel, Ringo Starr, Keith Moon
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1941-
  • 1946-1978
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Zappa, Frank
  • Palmer, Tony
  • Starr, Ringo
  • Bikel, Theodore
  • Good, Jerry
  • Cohn, Herb
  • Moon, Keith
  • Black, Jimmy Carl
  • Lickert, Martin
  • Schenkel, Calvin
  • Kam, Mara
  • Harrison, Richard
  • Stephens, Barry
  • Murakami-Wolf Films
  • Bizarre (Firm)
  • Mothers of Invention
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Tony Palmer Studio (Firm)
Runtime
99
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mothers of Invention
  • Mothers of Invention
  • Concert tours
  • Rock groups
  • Concert tours
  • Rock groups
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
Frank Zappa's 200 motels, a Murakami Wolf/Bizarre production ; story and screenplay by Frank Zappa ; shooting script by Tony Palmer ; produced by Jerry Good, Herb Gordon ; characterizations directed by Frank Zappa ; visuals directed by Tony Palmer
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Special features, languages, and subtitles may vary
  • Originally issued as a motion picture in 1971
  • Includes original soundtrack, Tony Palmer in conversation with Jon Kirkman Dec 2009
  • Videorecording
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (99 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
604388714902
Other physical details
sound, color & black and white
Publisher number
TPDVD127
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)601496125
  • 831333
  • (OCoLC)ocn601496125
System details
DVD; NTSC, all regions; 16:9 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Frank Zappa's 200 motels, a Murakami Wolf/Bizarre production ; story and screenplay by Frank Zappa ; shooting script by Tony Palmer ; produced by Jerry Good, Herb Gordon ; characterizations directed by Frank Zappa ; visuals directed by Tony Palmer
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Special features, languages, and subtitles may vary
  • Originally issued as a motion picture in 1971
  • Includes original soundtrack, Tony Palmer in conversation with Jon Kirkman Dec 2009
  • Videorecording
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (99 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
604388714902
Other physical details
sound, color & black and white
Publisher number
TPDVD127
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)601496125
  • 831333
  • (OCoLC)ocn601496125
System details
DVD; NTSC, all regions; 16:9 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD

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