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The Resource Tales of the city, a Propaganda/Working Title Production for Channel 4, in association with American Playhouse/KQED ; teleplay by Richard Kramer ; produced by Alan Poul ; directed by Alastair Reid ; executive producer [for American playhouse], Lindsay Law ; KCET Los Angeles, South Carolina ETV, WGBH Boston, WNET New York, (DVD)

Tales of the city, a Propaganda/Working Title Production for Channel 4, in association with American Playhouse/KQED ; teleplay by Richard Kramer ; produced by Alan Poul ; directed by Alastair Reid ; executive producer [for American playhouse], Lindsay Law ; KCET Los Angeles, South Carolina ETV, WGBH Boston, WNET New York, (DVD)

Label
Tales of the city
Title
Tales of the city
Statement of responsibility
a Propaganda/Working Title Production for Channel 4, in association with American Playhouse/KQED ; teleplay by Richard Kramer ; produced by Alan Poul ; directed by Alastair Reid ; executive producer [for American playhouse], Lindsay Law ; KCET Los Angeles, South Carolina ETV, WGBH Boston, WNET New York
Title variation
Armistead Maupin's Tales of the city
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this chronicle of San Francisco in the 1970s, the carefree chaos revolves around the funky old apartment house at 28 Barbary Lane where landlady Anna Madrigal welcomes tenants by taping homegrown joints to their doors and presides over their lives with an almost maternal affection
Awards note
Outstanding Mini-Series, GLAAD Media Awards, 1995.
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
"Recommended for mature audiences"--Container
PerformerNote
Olympia Dukakis, Donald Moffat, Laura Linney, Marcus D'Amico, Chloe Webb, Thomas Gibson, Barbara Garrick, Billy Campbell, Paul Gross
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1939-2011
  • 1930-2018
  • 1962-
  • 1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kramer, Richard
  • Reid, Alastair
  • Poul, Alan
  • Law, Lindsay
  • Dukakis, Olympia
  • Moffat, Donald
  • Linney, Laura
  • Webb, Chloe
  • Gibson, Thomas
  • Garrick, Barbara
  • Campbell, William
  • Maupin, Armistead
  • Propaganda Films (Firm)
  • Working Title Films
  • Channel Four (Great Britain)
  • KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • South Carolina Educational Television Network
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
  • Acorn Media (Firm)
Runtime
300
Series statement
American playhouse
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Television mini-series
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • City and town life
  • San Francisco (Calif.)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Tales of the city, a Propaganda/Working Title Production for Channel 4, in association with American Playhouse/KQED ; teleplay by Richard Kramer ; produced by Alan Poul ; directed by Alastair Reid ; executive producer [for American playhouse], Lindsay Law ; KCET Los Angeles, South Carolina ETV, WGBH Boston, WNET New York, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • DVD; stereo, Dolby digital
  • Based on the novel by Armistead Maupin
  • Originally produced as a television mini-series in 1993
  • Closed-captioned
  • Special features include audio commentary by Armistead Maupin, director Alastair Reid, Olympia Dukakis, Laura Linney and Barbara Garrick; exclusive behind-the-scenes location and rehearsal footage; Armistead Maupin biography and booklist; cast biographies; full-color insert
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm51668961
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Complete 6-episode unedited ed.
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 300 min.)
Isbn
9781569385425
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
AMP-5424
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781569385425
  • (Sirsi) 1317809
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Tales of the city, a Propaganda/Working Title Production for Channel 4, in association with American Playhouse/KQED ; teleplay by Richard Kramer ; produced by Alan Poul ; directed by Alastair Reid ; executive producer [for American playhouse], Lindsay Law ; KCET Los Angeles, South Carolina ETV, WGBH Boston, WNET New York, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • DVD; stereo, Dolby digital
  • Based on the novel by Armistead Maupin
  • Originally produced as a television mini-series in 1993
  • Closed-captioned
  • Special features include audio commentary by Armistead Maupin, director Alastair Reid, Olympia Dukakis, Laura Linney and Barbara Garrick; exclusive behind-the-scenes location and rehearsal footage; Armistead Maupin biography and booklist; cast biographies; full-color insert
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm51668961
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Complete 6-episode unedited ed.
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 300 min.)
Isbn
9781569385425
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
AMP-5424
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781569385425
  • (Sirsi) 1317809
Video recording format
DVD

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