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Title J.M.W. Turner / Microcinema International ; a National Gallery of Art film presentation ; a production of the Department of Exhibition Programs, National Gallery of Art ; produced and directed by Carroll Moore.

Published [San Francisco, CA] : Microcinema International, 2007.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 videodisc (30 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
polychrome rdacc
Notes "Organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington, the Dallas Museum of Art, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, in association with Tate Britain, London."
DVD bonus materials include gallery of Turner's paintings set to music, Turner and poetry, photo gallery from film shoot, Turner biography.
Performers Narrated by Jeremy Irons.
Summary This documentary chronicles the rise of Turner, a barber's son who entered the Royal Academy art school at age fourteen to become, over the course of six decades, Britain's most renowned painter. It includes footage of locations important to Turner in Wales, England, and Switzerland, and readings from writers and artists of the era, including John Ruskin and Lord Byron.
System notes DVD; All regions; NTSC.
Usage Terms Licensed for public performance.
Language notes Closed-captioned.
Other author Moore, Carroll, producer, director.
Irons, Jeremy, 1948-
Microcinema, Inc., issuing body.
National Gallery of Art (U.S.), production company.
National Gallery of Art (U.S.). Department of Exhibition Programs, production company.
Dallas Museum of Art, host institution.
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.), host institution.
Tate Britain (Gallery), host institution.
Subject Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851. -- Exhibitions.
Landscape painting -- England -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Standard Number 880198072993
ISBN 9780974484730
Publisher Number MC-729 Microcinema International