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The Resource The wire, The complete first season, Home Box Office ; producer, Nina Kostroff Noble ; created by David Simon ; story by David Simon & Edward Burns ; Blown Deadline Productions, (DVD videorecording)

The wire, The complete first season, Home Box Office ; producer, Nina Kostroff Noble ; created by David Simon ; story by David Simon & Edward Burns ; Blown Deadline Productions, (DVD videorecording)

Label
The wire, The complete first season
Title
The wire
Title number
The complete first season
Statement of responsibility
Home Box Office ; producer, Nina Kostroff Noble ; created by David Simon ; story by David Simon & Edward Burns ; Blown Deadline Productions
Title variation
Wire
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Follows a single sprawling drug and murder investigation in Baltimore. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Uta Briesewitz ; editor, Geraldine Peroni (episodes 1, 2, 5, 8, 11), Thom Zimny (episodes 3, 6, 9, 12), Kate Sanford (episodes 4, 7, 10, 13)
Date time place
Filmed on location in Baltimore, Maryland
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
English, Spanish or French dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
Dominic West, Lance Reddick, Sonja Sohn, Wendell Pierce, John Doman, Idris Elba, Frankie R. Faison, Larry Gilliard, Jr., Wood Harris, Deirdre Lovejoy, Andre Royo
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1958-
  • 1964-
  • 1970-
  • 1945-
  • 1960-
  • 1954-
  • 1946-
  • 1959-
  • 1969-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kostroff-Noble, Nina
  • Alvarez, Rafael
  • Anderson, Brad
  • West, Dominic
  • Reddick, Lance
  • Sohn, Sonja
  • Pierce, Wendell
  • Doman, John
  • Briesewitz, Uta
  • Simon, David
  • Pelecanos, George P
  • Johnson, Clark
  • Burns, Edward
  • Medak, Peter
  • Virgo, Clement
  • Bianchi, Ed
  • Chappelle, Joe
  • Muzio, Gloria
  • Melnick, David H
  • Choksey, Shamit
  • Manchevski, Milcho
  • Lusco, Joy
  • Shill, Steve
  • Van Patten, Timothy
  • Elba, Idris
  • Faison, Frankie
  • Gilliard, Larry
  • Harris, Wood
  • Home Box Office (Firm)
  • HBO Video (Firm)
  • Blown Deadline Productions (Firm)
Runtime
780
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Drug traffic
  • Homicide investigation
  • Undercover operations
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • Detective and mystery television programs
  • DVDs
Technique
live action
Label
The wire, The complete first season, Home Box Office ; producer, Nina Kostroff Noble ; created by David Simon ; story by David Simon & Edward Burns ; Blown Deadline Productions, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Title from menu
  • Originally broadcast on television in 2002
  • "4:3 aspect ratio"--Container
  • Recorded in Dolby 5.1 (English) and Dolby 2.0 (English, Spanish, and French)
  • Special features: 3 audio commentaries with creator/writer David Simon, writer George P. Pelecanos, and director Clark Johnson; episodic previews and recaps
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Disc 1. episode 1. The target / teleplay by David Simon ; directed by Clark Johnson. episode 2. The detail / teleplay by David Simon ; directed by Clark Johnson. episode 3. The buys / teleplay by David Simon ; directed by Peter Medak -- disc 2. episode 4. Old cases / teleplay by David Simon ; directed by Clement Virgo. episode 5. The pager / teleplay by David Simon ; directed by Clark Johnson -- disc 3. episode 6. The wire / teleplay by David Simon ; directed by Ed Bianchi. episode 7. One arrest / teleplay by Rafael Alvarez ; directed by Joe Chappelle. episode 8. Lessons / teleplay by David Simon ; directed by Gloria Muzio -- disc 4. episode 9. Game day / teleplay by David H. Melnick & Shamit Choksey ; directed by Milcho Manchevski. episode 10. The cost / teleplay by David Simon ; directed by Brad Anderson. episode 11. The hunt / teleplay by Joy Lusco ; directed by Steve Shill -- disc 5. episode 12. Cleaning up / teleplay by George P. Pelecanos ; directed by Clement Virgo. episode 13. Sentencing / written by David Simon & Ed Burns ; directed by Tim Van Patten
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
5 videodiscs (ca. 780 min.)
Isbn
9780783127927
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
026359887321
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
98873
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm55771853
  • 763059
  • 902364
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The wire, The complete first season, Home Box Office ; producer, Nina Kostroff Noble ; created by David Simon ; story by David Simon & Edward Burns ; Blown Deadline Productions, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Title from menu
  • Originally broadcast on television in 2002
  • "4:3 aspect ratio"--Container
  • Recorded in Dolby 5.1 (English) and Dolby 2.0 (English, Spanish, and French)
  • Special features: 3 audio commentaries with creator/writer David Simon, writer George P. Pelecanos, and director Clark Johnson; episodic previews and recaps
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Disc 1. episode 1. The target / teleplay by David Simon ; directed by Clark Johnson. episode 2. The detail / teleplay by David Simon ; directed by Clark Johnson. episode 3. The buys / teleplay by David Simon ; directed by Peter Medak -- disc 2. episode 4. Old cases / teleplay by David Simon ; directed by Clement Virgo. episode 5. The pager / teleplay by David Simon ; directed by Clark Johnson -- disc 3. episode 6. The wire / teleplay by David Simon ; directed by Ed Bianchi. episode 7. One arrest / teleplay by Rafael Alvarez ; directed by Joe Chappelle. episode 8. Lessons / teleplay by David Simon ; directed by Gloria Muzio -- disc 4. episode 9. Game day / teleplay by David H. Melnick & Shamit Choksey ; directed by Milcho Manchevski. episode 10. The cost / teleplay by David Simon ; directed by Brad Anderson. episode 11. The hunt / teleplay by Joy Lusco ; directed by Steve Shill -- disc 5. episode 12. Cleaning up / teleplay by George P. Pelecanos ; directed by Clement Virgo. episode 13. Sentencing / written by David Simon & Ed Burns ; directed by Tim Van Patten
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
5 videodiscs (ca. 780 min.)
Isbn
9780783127927
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
026359887321
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
98873
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm55771853
  • 763059
  • 902364
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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