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The Resource Medium cool, Paramount Pictures Corporation and H&J Pictures, Inc. ; produced by Tully Friedman ; written and directed by Haskell Wexler, (videorecording)

Medium cool, Paramount Pictures Corporation and H&J Pictures, Inc. ; produced by Tully Friedman ; written and directed by Haskell Wexler, (videorecording)

Label
Medium cool
Title
Medium cool
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures Corporation and H&J Pictures, Inc. ; produced by Tully Friedman ; written and directed by Haskell Wexler
Contributor
Actor
Commentator
Director of photography
Film director
Film producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Set in 1968 in Chicago at the time of the Democratic National Convention, this is the story of a TV cameraman and his involvement with the realities of hate and hypocrisy he finds in his filming
Related
Member of
Awards note
National Film Registry selection, 2003.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Art director, Leon Erickson ; editor, Verna Fields ; music scored by Mike Bloomfield ; director of photography, Haskell Wexler
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: R
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.M43 2013
PerformerNote
Robert Forster, Verna Bloom, Peter Bonerz, Marianna Hill, Harold Blankenship
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1942-
  • 1938-2019
  • 1941-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Friedman, Tully
  • Wexler, Haskell
  • Forster, Robert
  • Bloom, Verna
  • Bonerz, Peter
  • Hill, Marianna
  • Blankenship, Harold
  • Bloomfield, Michael
  • Golding, Paul
  • Cronin, Paul
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • H&J Pictures, Inc
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
110
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
658
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Democratic National Convention
  • Democratic National Convention
  • Riots
  • Television journalists
  • Television broadcasting of news
  • Student protesters
  • Feature films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Illinois
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Medium cool, Paramount Pictures Corporation and H&J Pictures, Inc. ; produced by Tully Friedman ; written and directed by Haskell Wexler, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1969
  • Special features: Disc 1. Commentaries: Haskell Wexler, Paul Golding, and Marianna Hill; Paul Cronin; Trailer. Disc 2. Haskell Wexler (new interview); extended excerpts from "Look out Haskell, it's real!" a documentary about the making of Medium Cool; excerpts from Sooner or later, a documentary by Cronin about Harold Blankenship; Medium Cool revisited (new half-hour video by Wexler about the Occupy movement's protests against the 2012 NATO summit in Chicago). Booklet features an essay by film critic and programmer Thomas Beard
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([18] pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm.).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. The film -- Disc 2. The supplements
Control code
sky255766499
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director-approved two-DVD special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (110 min.)
Isbn
9781604657272
Lccn
833439555
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
jp 02/16
Other control number
715515106214
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2265D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; 4K Digital restoration; PCM mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Medium cool, Paramount Pictures Corporation and H&J Pictures, Inc. ; produced by Tully Friedman ; written and directed by Haskell Wexler, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1969
  • Special features: Disc 1. Commentaries: Haskell Wexler, Paul Golding, and Marianna Hill; Paul Cronin; Trailer. Disc 2. Haskell Wexler (new interview); extended excerpts from "Look out Haskell, it's real!" a documentary about the making of Medium Cool; excerpts from Sooner or later, a documentary by Cronin about Harold Blankenship; Medium Cool revisited (new half-hour video by Wexler about the Occupy movement's protests against the 2012 NATO summit in Chicago). Booklet features an essay by film critic and programmer Thomas Beard
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([18] pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm.).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. The film -- Disc 2. The supplements
Control code
sky255766499
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director-approved two-DVD special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (110 min.)
Isbn
9781604657272
Lccn
833439555
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
jp 02/16
Other control number
715515106214
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2265D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; 4K Digital restoration; PCM mono
Video recording format
DVD

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