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The Resource Cancer : the emperor of all maladies, a film by Barak Goodman ; a production of Florentine Films, Laura Ziskin Pictures and WETA Washington, D.C. in association with Ark Media ; Ken Burns presents ; executive producer, Ken Burns ; written by Geoffrey Ward and Ken Burns, Barak Goodman and David Blistein ; directed by Jack Youngelson and Barak Goodman ; series producer, Barak Goodman, (videorecording)

Cancer : the emperor of all maladies, a film by Barak Goodman ; a production of Florentine Films, Laura Ziskin Pictures and WETA Washington, D.C. in association with Ark Media ; Ken Burns presents ; executive producer, Ken Burns ; written by Geoffrey Ward and Ken Burns, Barak Goodman and David Blistein ; directed by Jack Youngelson and Barak Goodman ; series producer, Barak Goodman, (videorecording)

Label
Cancer : the emperor of all maladies
Title
Cancer
Title remainder
the emperor of all maladies
Statement of responsibility
a film by Barak Goodman ; a production of Florentine Films, Laura Ziskin Pictures and WETA Washington, D.C. in association with Ark Media ; Ken Burns presents ; executive producer, Ken Burns ; written by Geoffrey Ward and Ken Burns, Barak Goodman and David Blistein ; directed by Jack Youngelson and Barak Goodman ; series producer, Barak Goodman
Title variation
Emperor of all maladies
Contributor
Composer
Filmmaker
Narrator
Presenter
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Television director
Television producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Presents a history of cancer, from ancient times to the present day. Includes stories of contemporary patients and examines the latest scientific research which might indicate that we are on the brink of a lasting cure
Cataloging source
lbi
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Composer, David Cieri
Date time place
Originally produced as a television program for PBS in 2015
Dewey number
616.994
Intended audience
E
Language note
  • In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
  • Described video for the visually impaired
PerformerNote
Narrator, Edward Herrmann ; commentator, Siddhartha Mukherjee
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1953-
  • 1943-2014.
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Goodman, Barak.
  • Burns, Ken
  • Ward, Geoffrey C.
  • Blistein, David.
  • Youngelson, Jack.
  • Durrance, Chris.
  • Dickson, Deborah
  • Mukherjee, Siddhartha
  • Herrmann, Edward
  • Cieri, David
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
  • Florentine Films
  • Laura Ziskin Productions
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
  • Ark Media (Firm)
Runtime
344
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cancer
  • Leukemia
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Cancer : the emperor of all maladies, a film by Barak Goodman ; a production of Florentine Films, Laura Ziskin Pictures and WETA Washington, D.C. in association with Ark Media ; Ken Burns presents ; executive producer, Ken Burns ; written by Geoffrey Ward and Ken Burns, Barak Goodman and David Blistein ; directed by Jack Youngelson and Barak Goodman ; series producer, Barak Goodman, (videorecording)
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Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
Title from container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • [part 1]. Magic bullets -- [part 2]. The blind men and the elephant -- [part 3]. Finding an Achilles heel
  • Special features: Interview with the filmmakers -- Additional scenes
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (344 minutes)
Isbn
9781627892773
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887024068
Other physical details
sound, colour with black and white sequences
Publisher number
SCAN600
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • lbu00121499
  • 786089
System details
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Cancer : the emperor of all maladies, a film by Barak Goodman ; a production of Florentine Films, Laura Ziskin Pictures and WETA Washington, D.C. in association with Ark Media ; Ken Burns presents ; executive producer, Ken Burns ; written by Geoffrey Ward and Ken Burns, Barak Goodman and David Blistein ; directed by Jack Youngelson and Barak Goodman ; series producer, Barak Goodman, (videorecording)
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
Title from container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • [part 1]. Magic bullets -- [part 2]. The blind men and the elephant -- [part 3]. Finding an Achilles heel
  • Special features: Interview with the filmmakers -- Additional scenes
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (344 minutes)
Isbn
9781627892773
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887024068
Other physical details
sound, colour with black and white sequences
Publisher number
SCAN600
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • lbu00121499
  • 786089
System details
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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