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The Resource The golden age of television, the Criterion Collection

The golden age of television, the Criterion Collection

Label
The golden age of television
Title
The golden age of television
Statement of responsibility
the Criterion Collection
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The hugely popular live American television plays of the 1950s have become the stuff of legend. Combining elements of theater, radio, and filmmaking, they were produced at a moment when TV technology was growing more mobile and art was being made accessible to a newly suburban postwar demographic. These astonishingly choreographed, brilliantly acted, and socially progressive "teleplays" constituted an artistic high for the medium, bringing Broadway-quality drama to all of America"--Container
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.45/75
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1992.77
LC item number
.G653 2009
PerformerNote
  • Marty: Rod Steiger, Nancy Marchand, Esther Minciotti
  • Patterns: Everett Sloane, Ed Begley, Richard Kiley
  • No time for sergeants: Andy Griffith, Harry Clark, Robert Emhardt
  • A wind from the South: Julie Harris, Donald Woods, Haila Stoddard
  • Bang the drum slowly: Paul Newman, Albert Salmi, Rudy Bond
  • Requiem for a heavyweight: Jack Palance, Keenan Wynn, Kim Hunter
  • The comedian: Mickey Rooney, Kim Hunter, Edmond O'Brien, Mel Tormé
  • Days of wine and roses: Cliff Robertson, Piper Laurie, Charles Bickford
Runtime
485
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
495
Technique
live action
Label
The golden age of television, the Criterion Collection
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Collective title from container
  • No time for sergeants based on the novel by Mac Hyman. Bang the drum slowly from the book by Mark Harris. The comedian from a novelette by Ernest Lehman
  • Originally broadcast on television between 1953-1958
  • Kinescopes of the original live productions; curated by PBS for the series The golden age of television
  • Features: commentaries by directors John Frankenheimer, Delbert Mann, Ralph Nelson, and Daniel Petrie ; interviews with select cast and crew, including Frankenheimer, Andy Griffith, Julie Harris, Kim Hunter, Richard Kiley, Piper Laurie, Nancy Marchand, Jack Palance, Cliff Robertson, Mickey Rooney, Carol Serling, Rod Steiger, and Mel Tormé. Booklet featuring an essay by curator Ron Simon and his extensive liner notes on each program
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • teleplay by Ira Levin ; directed by Alex Segal
  • (1955 ; 50 min.)
  • Disc 2. A
  • wind from the South
  • written by James Costigan ; directed by Daniel Petrie
  • (1955 ; 51 min.)
  • Bang the drum slowly
  • directed by Daniel Petrie ; adapted by Arnold Schulman
  • (1956 ; 52 min.)
  • Requiem for a heavyweight
  • Disc 1.
  • directed by Ralph Nelson ; written by Rod Serling ; produced by Martin Manulis ; Playhouse 90
  • (1956 ; 73 min.)
  • Disc 3. The
  • comedian
  • written by Rod Serling ; directed by John Frankenheimer ; produced by Martin Manulis ; Playhouse 90
  • (1957 ; 74 min.)
  • Days of wine and roses
  • written by by JP Miller ; directed by John Frankenheimer ; produced by Fred Coe ; Playhouse 90
  • (1958 ; 80 min.)
  • Marty
  • written by Paddy Chayefsky ; directed by Delbert Mann ; produced by Fred Coe
  • (1953 ; 52 min.)
  • Patterns
  • written by Rod Serling ; directed by Fielder Cook
  • (1955 ; 53 min.)
  • No time for sergeants
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (485 min.)
Isbn
9781604651782
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Previous call number: DVD 5446
Other control number
715515048118
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1837D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn463656029
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn608020485
System details
DVD, NTSC, fullscreen (1.33:1) presentation, Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The golden age of television, the Criterion Collection
Publication
Note
  • Collective title from container
  • No time for sergeants based on the novel by Mac Hyman. Bang the drum slowly from the book by Mark Harris. The comedian from a novelette by Ernest Lehman
  • Originally broadcast on television between 1953-1958
  • Kinescopes of the original live productions; curated by PBS for the series The golden age of television
  • Features: commentaries by directors John Frankenheimer, Delbert Mann, Ralph Nelson, and Daniel Petrie ; interviews with select cast and crew, including Frankenheimer, Andy Griffith, Julie Harris, Kim Hunter, Richard Kiley, Piper Laurie, Nancy Marchand, Jack Palance, Cliff Robertson, Mickey Rooney, Carol Serling, Rod Steiger, and Mel Tormé. Booklet featuring an essay by curator Ron Simon and his extensive liner notes on each program
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • teleplay by Ira Levin ; directed by Alex Segal
  • (1955 ; 50 min.)
  • Disc 2. A
  • wind from the South
  • written by James Costigan ; directed by Daniel Petrie
  • (1955 ; 51 min.)
  • Bang the drum slowly
  • directed by Daniel Petrie ; adapted by Arnold Schulman
  • (1956 ; 52 min.)
  • Requiem for a heavyweight
  • Disc 1.
  • directed by Ralph Nelson ; written by Rod Serling ; produced by Martin Manulis ; Playhouse 90
  • (1956 ; 73 min.)
  • Disc 3. The
  • comedian
  • written by Rod Serling ; directed by John Frankenheimer ; produced by Martin Manulis ; Playhouse 90
  • (1957 ; 74 min.)
  • Days of wine and roses
  • written by by JP Miller ; directed by John Frankenheimer ; produced by Fred Coe ; Playhouse 90
  • (1958 ; 80 min.)
  • Marty
  • written by Paddy Chayefsky ; directed by Delbert Mann ; produced by Fred Coe
  • (1953 ; 52 min.)
  • Patterns
  • written by Rod Serling ; directed by Fielder Cook
  • (1955 ; 53 min.)
  • No time for sergeants
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (485 min.)
Isbn
9781604651782
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Previous call number: DVD 5446
Other control number
715515048118
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1837D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn463656029
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn608020485
System details
DVD, NTSC, fullscreen (1.33:1) presentation, Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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