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The Resource Broadway theatre archive, Set 1, Great performances, Kultur, (videorecording)

Broadway theatre archive, Set 1, Great performances, Kultur, (videorecording)

Label
Broadway theatre archive, Set 1, Great performances
Title
Broadway theatre archive
Title number
Set 1
Title part
Great performances
Statement of responsibility
Kultur
Title variation
  • Great performances
  • Broadway theatre archive
Contributor
Actor
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
Member of
Cataloging source
lbi
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
792.95
Intended audience
E
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
  • 1832-1898
  • 1911-1976.
  • 1915-2005
  • 1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Aberlin, Betty
  • Allen, Debbie
  • Carroll, Lewis
  • Cobb, Lee J.
  • Dunnock, Mildred.
  • Eikenberry, Jill.
  • Kurtz, Swoosie.
  • Miller, Arthur
  • Shange, Ntozake
  • Streep, Meryl.
  • Swados, Elizabeth
  • Wasserstein, Wendy
  • Whitfield, Lynn.
  • Woodard, Alfre
  • Kultur International Films
Runtime
357
Series statement
  • Broadway theatre archive. Great performances
  • Kultur collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Miller, Arthur
  • Alice
  • Mount Holyoke College
  • Loman, Willy (Fictitious character)
  • African American women
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Families
  • Fathers and sons
  • Marriage
  • Suicide
  • Televised plays
  • Theater
  • Traveling sales personnel
  • Women college graduates
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Broadway theatre archive, Set 1, Great performances, Kultur, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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)
  • Title from container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
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
Extent
4 videodiscs (357 min.)
Isbn
9780769749266
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032031492691
Other physical details
sd, col.
Publisher number
D4926
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • lbu00120665
  • 770566
System details
DVD; Full screen 4:3 presentation; All regions, NTSC; 2.0 Dolby; Dolby Digital
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Broadway theatre archive, Set 1, Great performances, Kultur, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • 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)
  • Title from container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
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
Extent
4 videodiscs (357 min.)
Isbn
9780769749266
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032031492691
Other physical details
sd, col.
Publisher number
D4926
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • lbu00120665
  • 770566
System details
DVD; Full screen 4:3 presentation; All regions, NTSC; 2.0 Dolby; Dolby Digital
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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