The Resource Personal problems, Ishmael Reed and Steve Cannon present ; produced by Walter Cotton ; directed by Bill Gunn

Personal problems, Ishmael Reed and Steve Cannon present ; produced by Walter Cotton ; directed by Bill Gunn

Label
Personal problems
Title
Personal problems
Statement of responsibility
Ishmael Reed and Steve Cannon present ; produced by Walter Cotton ; directed by Bill Gunn
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film producer
Presenter
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The extraordinary, rough-edged ensemble piece explores black working-class lives with candor and emotional intensity and features a who's who of important artists
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music by Carman Moore; director of photography, Robert Polidori
Dewey number
791.43/72
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.P47 2018
PerformerNote
Sam Waymon, Bill Gunn, Thommie Blackwel, Kip Hanrahan, Ishmael Reed, Margo Williams, Michele Wallace, Mizan Nunes, Walter Cotton
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1938-
  • 1950-
  • 1938-2013
  • 1934-1989
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Reed, Ishmael
  • Cannon, Steve
  • Cotton, Walter
  • Gunn, Bill
  • Waymon, Sam
  • Blackwell, Thommie
  • Hanrahan, Kip
  • Kino Classics (Firm)
Runtime
164
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
Technique
live action
Label
Personal problems, Ishmael Reed and Steve Cannon present ; produced by Walter Cotton ; directed by Bill Gunn
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/012/136/000000000012136944.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • "Restoration produced by Bret Wood and Jacob Perlin."
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1981
  • 1920x1080p wide screen and full screen (1.33:1)
  • Special features: previously unseen preliminary version, directed by Bill Gunn in 1979 (39 min.); deleted and extended scenes; original six-part radio drama (1977); interviews; "Improvisation jamming," an essay by Nicholas Forster on the production and release of the film; Q&A footage from the restoration premiere (2018); theatrical trailer
Accompanying material
1 booklet (15 pages : illustrations ; 15 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1048602589
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (164 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329231606
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
K23160
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1048602589
System details
Blu-ray, regions A, B, C; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Personal problems, Ishmael Reed and Steve Cannon present ; produced by Walter Cotton ; directed by Bill Gunn
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/012/136/000000000012136944.jpg
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • "Restoration produced by Bret Wood and Jacob Perlin."
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1981
  • 1920x1080p wide screen and full screen (1.33:1)
  • Special features: previously unseen preliminary version, directed by Bill Gunn in 1979 (39 min.); deleted and extended scenes; original six-part radio drama (1977); interviews; "Improvisation jamming," an essay by Nicholas Forster on the production and release of the film; Q&A footage from the restoration premiere (2018); theatrical trailer
Accompanying material
1 booklet (15 pages : illustrations ; 15 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1048602589
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (164 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329231606
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
K23160
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1048602589
System details
Blu-ray, regions A, B, C; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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