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Title The golden age of television / the Criterion Collection.

Published [United States] : Criterion Collection, [2009]

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM ERC DVD  791.4572 GOLD  disc 1 region 1  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
 UniM ERC DVD  791.4572 GOLD  disc 2 region 1  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
 UniM ERC DVD  791.4572 GOLD  disc 3 region 1  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
Edition Fullscreen (1.33:1) presentation.
Physical description 3 videodiscs (485 minutes) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (34 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.)
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Series The Criterion collection ; 495.
Criterion collection ; 495.
Notes A booklet featuring an essay by curator Ron Simon and his extensive liner notes on each program.
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.
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.
Kinescopes of the original live productions; curated by PBS for the series The golden age of television.
Contents Disc 1. 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 / 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 / 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.)
Performers 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.
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.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System notes DVD, NTSC ; Dolby digital mono.
Language notes Closed-captioned.
Other author Chayefsky, Paddy, 1923-1981, author of screenplay.
Mann, Delbert, 1920-2007, director.
Coe, Fred, 1914-1979, producer.
Steiger, Rod, 1925-2002, actor.
Marchand, Nancy, 1928-2000, actor.
Minciotti, Esther, 1888-1962, actor.
Serling, Rod, 1924-1975, author of screenplay.
Cook, Fielder, 1923-2003, director.
Begley, Ed, 1901-1970, actor.
Sloane, Everett, 1909-1965, actor.
Kiley, Richard, actor.
Levin, Ira, author of screenplay.
Segal, Alex, 1915-1977, director.
Griffith, Andy, 1926-2012, actor.
Clark, Harry, 1911-1956, actor.
Emhardt, Robert, 1914-1994, actor.
Hyman, Mac, 1923-1963. No time for sergeants.
Costigan, James, 1928-2007, author of screenplay.
Harris, Julie, 1925-2013, actor.
Woods, Donald, 1906-1998, actor.
Stoddard, Haila, actor.
Petrie, Daniel, director.
Schulman, Arnold, author of screenplay.
Newman, Paul, 1925-2008, actor.
Salmi, Albert, actor.
Bond, Rudy, 1912-1982, actor.
Harris, Mark, 1922-2007. Bang the drum slowly.
Nelson, Ralph, 1916-1987, director.
Manulis, Martin, 1915-2007, producer.
Palance, Jack, 1919-2006, actor.
Wynn, Keenan, 1916-1986, actor.
Hunter, Kim, 1922-2002, actor.
Frankenheimer, John, 1930-2002.
Rooney, Mickey, actor.
O'Brien, Edmond, 1915-1985, actor.
Tormé, Mel, 1925-1999, actor.
Lehman, Ernest, 1915-2005. Comedian.
Robertson, Cliff, 1923-2011, actor.
Laurie, Piper, 1932- actor.
Bickford, Charles, 1891-1967, actor.
Miller, J. P. (James Pinckney), 1919-2001, author of screenplay.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Subject Drama.
Fiction television programs.
Live television programs.
Television adaptations.
Television comedies.
Sports television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Television programs -- United States.
Other uniform title Goodyear television playhouse (Television program). Marty.
Kraft television theatre. Patterns.
United States Steel hour (Television program). No time for sergeants.
United States Steel hour (Television program). Wind from the south.
United States Steel hour (Television program). Bang the drum slowly.
Playhouse 90. Requiem for a heavyweight.
Playhouse 90. Comedian.
Playhouse 90. Days of wine and roses.
Other title Bang the drum slowly.
Requiem for a heavyweight.
Comedian.
Days of wine and roses.
Marty.
Patterns.
No time for sergeants.
Wind from the south.
Standard Number 715515048118
ISBN 9781604651782
1604651784
Publisher Number CC1837D The Criterion Collection