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The Resource Broadway theatre archive, Great performances, set 1, (DVD videorecording)

Broadway theatre archive, Great performances, set 1, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Broadway theatre archive, Great performances, set 1
Title
Broadway theatre archive
Title number
Great performances, set 1
Contributor
Actor
Film distributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This first set of Broadway Theatre Archives Great Performances includes the superb 1966 television adaptation by Arthur Miller of his Pulitzer Prize-winning modern tragedy, Death of a Salesman; Alice at the Palace, a "music hall" version of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland; Uncommon Women and Others, Wendy Wasserstein's play about Mount Holyoke graduates at a reunion assessing whether they have achieved their goals; and For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide, a "choreopoem" illuminating the story and struggle of black women in America in song, poetry, and dance
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
PerformerNote
Lee J. Cobb, Mildred Dunnock (Death of a Salesman); Meryl Streep, Betty Aberlin, Debbie Allen (Alice at the Palace); Meryl Streep, Swoosie Kurtz, Jill Eikenberry (Uncommon Women and Others); Alfre Woodard, Lynn Whitfield (For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1911-1976
  • 1953-
  • 1915-2005
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cobb, Lee J.
  • Dunnock, Mildred
  • Streep, Meryl
  • Aberlin, Betty
  • Allen, Debbie
  • Kurtz, Swoosie
  • Eikenberry, Jill
  • Woodard, Alfre
  • Whitfield, Lynn
  • Miller, Arthur
  • Swados, Elizabeth
  • Wasserstein, Wendy
  • Shange, Ntozake
  • Kultur International Films
Runtime
357
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Carroll, Lewis
  • Alice
  • Mount Holyoke College
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Families
  • Families
  • Fathers and sons
  • Fathers and sons
  • Marriage
  • Suicide
  • Traveling sales personnel
  • Traveling sales personnel
  • Theater
  • Women college graduates
  • African American women
  • African American women
  • Feature films
  • Fantasy films
  • Film adaptations
  • Television adaptations
  • Musical films
Technique
live action
Label
Broadway theatre archive, Great performances, set 1, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally broadcast in 1966 (Death of a Salesman); 1981 (Alice at the Palace); 1978 (Uncommon Women and Others); 1982 (For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Disc 1. Death of a salesman (1966) / Arthur Miller ; cast: Lee J. Cobb, Mildred Dunnock (112 min.) -- Disc 2. Alice at the palace (1981) ; cast: Meryl Streep, Betty Aberlin, Debbie Allen (75 min.) -- Disc 3. Uncommon women and others (1978) / Wendy Wasserstein ; cast: Meryl Streep, Swoosie Kurtz, Jill Eikenberry (90 min.) -- Disc 4. For colored girls who have considered suicide (1982) ; cast: Alfre Woodard, Lynn Whitfield (80 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen.
Extent
4 videodiscs (357 min.)
Isbn
9780769749266
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032031492691
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
D4926
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)883333174
  • (OCoLC)ocn883333174
  • 667267
System details
DVD; Fullscreen 4:3 presentation; All regions, NTSC; 2.0 Dolby; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Broadway theatre archive, Great performances, set 1, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally broadcast in 1966 (Death of a Salesman); 1981 (Alice at the Palace); 1978 (Uncommon Women and Others); 1982 (For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Disc 1. Death of a salesman (1966) / Arthur Miller ; cast: Lee J. Cobb, Mildred Dunnock (112 min.) -- Disc 2. Alice at the palace (1981) ; cast: Meryl Streep, Betty Aberlin, Debbie Allen (75 min.) -- Disc 3. Uncommon women and others (1978) / Wendy Wasserstein ; cast: Meryl Streep, Swoosie Kurtz, Jill Eikenberry (90 min.) -- Disc 4. For colored girls who have considered suicide (1982) ; cast: Alfre Woodard, Lynn Whitfield (80 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen.
Extent
4 videodiscs (357 min.)
Isbn
9780769749266
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032031492691
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
D4926
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)883333174
  • (OCoLC)ocn883333174
  • 667267
System details
DVD; Fullscreen 4:3 presentation; All regions, NTSC; 2.0 Dolby; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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