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The Resource Tales of the city, a Propaganda/Working Title Production for Channel 4 ; produced in association with American Playhouse and KQED San Francisco ; produced by Alan Poul ; teleplay by Richard Kramer ; directed by Alastair Reid, (DVD videorecording)

Tales of the city, a Propaganda/Working Title Production for Channel 4 ; produced in association with American Playhouse and KQED San Francisco ; produced by Alan Poul ; teleplay by Richard Kramer ; directed by Alastair Reid, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Tales of the city
Title
Tales of the city
Statement of responsibility
a Propaganda/Working Title Production for Channel 4 ; produced in association with American Playhouse and KQED San Francisco ; produced by Alan Poul ; teleplay by Richard Kramer ; directed by Alastair Reid
Title variation
Armistead Maupin's Tales of the city
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this chronicle of San Francisco in the 1970s, the carefree chaos revolves around the funky old apartment house at 28 Barbary Lane where landlady Anna Madrigal welcomes tenants by taping homegrown joints to their doors and presides over their lives with an almost maternal affection
Member of
Awards note
Outstanding Mini-Series, GLAAD Media Awards, 1995; Peabody Award, 1995.
Cataloging source
DRB
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • American playhouse (Television program)
  • Tales of the city (Television program)
Credits note
Director of photography, Walt Lloyd ; editor, David Gamble ; original music, John E. Keane
Intended audience
Not rated. Recommended for mature audiences
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Olympia Dukakis (Anna Madrigal), Donald Moffat (Edgar Halcyon), Laura Linney (Mary Ann Singleton), Marcus D'Amico (Michael Tolliver), William Campbell (John Fielden), Thomas Gibson (Beauchamp Day), Paul Gross (Brian Hawkins), Barbara Garrick (DeDe Halcyon Day), Chloe Webb (Mona Ramsey)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1939-2011
  • 1930-
  • 1959-
  • 1962-
  • 1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Poul, Alan
  • Kramer, Richard
  • Reid, Alastair
  • Dukakis, Olympia
  • Moffat, Donald
  • Linney, Laura
  • D'Amico, Marcus
  • Campbell, William
  • Gibson, Thomas
  • Gross, Paul
  • Garrick, Barbara
  • Webb, Chloe
  • Maupin, Armistead
  • Propaganda Films (Firm)
  • Working Title Films
  • Channel Four (Great Britain)
  • KQED-TV (Television station : San Francisco, Calif.)
  • Acorn Media (Firm)
Runtime
300
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Maupin, Armistead
  • Maupin, Armistead
  • City and town life
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Gay men
  • Single women
  • San Francisco (Calif.)
  • DVDs
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Tales of the city, a Propaganda/Working Title Production for Channel 4 ; produced in association with American Playhouse and KQED San Francisco ; produced by Alan Poul ; teleplay by Richard Kramer ; directed by Alastair Reid, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel by Armistead Maupin
  • Originally broadcast in the US as a television mini-series on PBS in 1994
  • Special features: Audio commentary [on episodes 1, 3, and 6 with Armistead Maupin, director Alastair Reid, Olympia Dukakis, Laura Linney and Barbara Garrick]; Behind-the-scenes; Armistead Maupin biography [text feature]; Cast biographies [text feature]
  • For specific features see interactive menu
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Complete 6-episode unedited edition.
Extent
3 videodiscs (300 min.)
Isbn
9781569385425
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
054961542499
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
AMP-5424
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)51668961
System details
DVD, Region 1, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo, original television presentation aspect ratio, 1.33:1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Tales of the city, a Propaganda/Working Title Production for Channel 4 ; produced in association with American Playhouse and KQED San Francisco ; produced by Alan Poul ; teleplay by Richard Kramer ; directed by Alastair Reid, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel by Armistead Maupin
  • Originally broadcast in the US as a television mini-series on PBS in 1994
  • Special features: Audio commentary [on episodes 1, 3, and 6 with Armistead Maupin, director Alastair Reid, Olympia Dukakis, Laura Linney and Barbara Garrick]; Behind-the-scenes; Armistead Maupin biography [text feature]; Cast biographies [text feature]
  • For specific features see interactive menu
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Complete 6-episode unedited edition.
Extent
3 videodiscs (300 min.)
Isbn
9781569385425
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
054961542499
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
AMP-5424
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)51668961
System details
DVD, Region 1, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo, original television presentation aspect ratio, 1.33:1
Video recording format
DVD

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