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The Resource Prohibition, a production of Florentine Films and WETA Television ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Sarah Botstein, Lynn Novick and Ken Burns ; directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, (videorecording)

Prohibition, a production of Florentine Films and WETA Television ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Sarah Botstein, Lynn Novick and Ken Burns ; directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, (videorecording)

Label
Prohibition
Title
Prohibition
Statement of responsibility
a production of Florentine Films and WETA Television ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Sarah Botstein, Lynn Novick and Ken Burns ; directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick
Contributor
Screenwriter
Director
Narrator
Producer
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This videodisc explores the extraordinary story of what happens when a freedom-loving nation outlaws the sale of intoxicating liquor, and the disastrous unintended consequences that follow. The utterly relevant cautionary tale raises profound questions about the proper role of government and the limits of legislating morality. When the country goes dry in 1920, after a century of debate, millions of law-abiding Americans become lawbreakers overnight
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Narrator, Adam Arkin
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English or Spanish dialogue with optional Spanish subtitles. Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
PerformerNote
Narrator, Adam Arkin
Runtime
360
Technique
live action
Label
Prohibition, a production of Florentine Films and WETA Television ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Sarah Botstein, Lynn Novick and Ken Burns ; directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Special features: additional scenes ; interviews ; outtakes
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • Disc 1:
  • A nation of drunkards , special features
  • Disc 2:
  • A nation of scofflaws
  • Disc 3:
  • A nation of hypocrites
Control code
ocn738476083
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 360 min.)
Isbn
9781608834303
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097368224742
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
822474
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)738476083
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Prohibition, a production of Florentine Films and WETA Television ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Sarah Botstein, Lynn Novick and Ken Burns ; directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Special features: additional scenes ; interviews ; outtakes
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • Disc 1:
  • A nation of drunkards , special features
  • Disc 2:
  • A nation of scofflaws
  • Disc 3:
  • A nation of hypocrites
Control code
ocn738476083
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 360 min.)
Isbn
9781608834303
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097368224742
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
822474
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)738476083
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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      1197 W. Main St., Lewisville, TX, 75067, US
      33.0422012 -97.02392920000001
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