The Resource The Wire : the complete first season, HBO Original Programming ; teleplay by David Simon [and six others] ; story by David Simon & Ed Burns ; written by David Simon & Ed Burns ; producer, Nina Kostroff Noble ; directed by Clark Johnson [and ten others], (DVD videorecording) | (videorecording)

The Wire : the complete first season, HBO Original Programming ; teleplay by David Simon [and six others] ; story by David Simon & Ed Burns ; written by David Simon & Ed Burns ; producer, Nina Kostroff Noble ; directed by Clark Johnson [and ten others], (DVD videorecording) | (videorecording)

Label
The Wire : the complete first season
Title
The Wire
Title remainder
the complete first season
Statement of responsibility
HBO Original Programming ; teleplay by David Simon [and six others] ; story by David Simon & Ed Burns ; written by David Simon & Ed Burns ; producer, Nina Kostroff Noble ; directed by Clark Johnson [and ten others]
Title variation
Wire : season one
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Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Follows a single sprawling drug and murder investigation in Baltimore. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn. Contains thirteen episodes
Cataloging source
FX8
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Cinematography by Uta Briesewitz; film editing by Kate Sanford [and two others]
Date time place
Filmed on location in Baltimore, Md
Dewey number
791.45/75
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In English, French or Spanish dialogue; English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Dominic West, John Doman, Idris Elba, Frankie R. Faison, Larry Gilliard Jr., Wood Harris, Deirdre Lovejoy, Wendell Pierce, Lance Reddick, Andre Royo, Sonja Sohn
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  • Kostroff-Noble, Nina
  • Simon, David
  • Burns, Edward
  • West, Dominic
  • Doman, John
  • Elba, Idris
  • Faison, Frankie
  • Gilliard, Larry
  • Harris, Wood
  • Lovejoy, Deirdre
  • Pierce, Wendell
  • Reddick, Lance
  • Royo, Andre
  • Sohn, Sonja
  • Briesewitz, Uta
  • Peroni, Geraldine
  • Zimny, Thom
  • Sanford, Kate
  • Johnson, Clark
  • Pelecanos, George P.
  • Medak, Peter
  • Virgo, Clement
  • Bianchi, Ed
  • Chappelle, Joe
  • Muzio, Gloria
  • Manchevski, Milcho
  • Alvarez, Rafael
  • Melnick, David
  • Choksey, Shamit
  • Anderson, Brad
  • Lusco, Joy
  • Shill, Steve
  • Van Patten, Timothy
  • HBO Original Programming
  • Blown Deadline Productions (Firm)
  • Home Box Office (Firm)
  • HBO Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
775
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  • Drug traffic
  • Police
  • Homicide investigation
  • Undercover operations
  • Baltimore (Md.)
  • Maryland
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The Wire : the complete first season, HBO Original Programming ; teleplay by David Simon [and six others] ; story by David Simon & Ed Burns ; written by David Simon & Ed Burns ; producer, Nina Kostroff Noble ; directed by Clark Johnson [and ten others], (DVD videorecording) | (videorecording)
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Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Created by David Simon
  • Individual episodes originally broadcast on HBO in 2002
  • Special features: audio commentaries with writer/creator David Simon, writer George P. Pelecanos and director Clark Johnson
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 1. The target (62 min.) (with optional audio commentary by Simon) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Clark Johnson -- The detail (58 min.) (with optional audio commentary by Johnson) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Clark Johnson -- The buys (55 min.) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Peter Medak
  • Disc 2. Old cases (59 min.) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Clement Virgo -- The pager (60 min.) / teleplay by Ed Burns, directed by Clark Johnson
  • Disc 3. The wire (59 min.) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Ed Bianchi -- One arrest (59 min.) / teleplay by Rafael Alvarez, directed by Joe Chappelle -- Lessons (56 min.) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Gloria Muzio
  • Disc 4. Game day (57 min.) / teleplay by David H. Melnick & Shamit Choksey, directed by Milcho Manchevski -- The cost (55 min.) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Brad Anderson -- The hunt (56 min.) / teleplay by Joy Lusco, directed by Steve Shill
  • Disc 5. Cleaning up (56 min.) (with optional audio commentary by Simon & Pelecanos) / teleplay by George P. Pelecanos, directed by Clement Virgo -- Sentencing (65 min.) / written by David Simon & Ed Burns, directed by Tim Van Patten
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
5-Disc set.
Extent
5 videodiscs (approximately 775 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929466610
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 3000062579
  • 2000004212
  • 2000004213
  • 2000004214
  • 2000004215
  • 2000004216
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (4:3), Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Wire : the complete first season, HBO Original Programming ; teleplay by David Simon [and six others] ; story by David Simon & Ed Burns ; written by David Simon & Ed Burns ; producer, Nina Kostroff Noble ; directed by Clark Johnson [and ten others], (DVD videorecording) | (videorecording)
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Created by David Simon
  • Individual episodes originally broadcast on HBO in 2002
  • Special features: audio commentaries with writer/creator David Simon, writer George P. Pelecanos and director Clark Johnson
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 1. The target (62 min.) (with optional audio commentary by Simon) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Clark Johnson -- The detail (58 min.) (with optional audio commentary by Johnson) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Clark Johnson -- The buys (55 min.) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Peter Medak
  • Disc 2. Old cases (59 min.) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Clement Virgo -- The pager (60 min.) / teleplay by Ed Burns, directed by Clark Johnson
  • Disc 3. The wire (59 min.) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Ed Bianchi -- One arrest (59 min.) / teleplay by Rafael Alvarez, directed by Joe Chappelle -- Lessons (56 min.) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Gloria Muzio
  • Disc 4. Game day (57 min.) / teleplay by David H. Melnick & Shamit Choksey, directed by Milcho Manchevski -- The cost (55 min.) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Brad Anderson -- The hunt (56 min.) / teleplay by Joy Lusco, directed by Steve Shill
  • Disc 5. Cleaning up (56 min.) (with optional audio commentary by Simon & Pelecanos) / teleplay by George P. Pelecanos, directed by Clement Virgo -- Sentencing (65 min.) / written by David Simon & Ed Burns, directed by Tim Van Patten
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
5-Disc set.
Extent
5 videodiscs (approximately 775 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929466610
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 3000062579
  • 2000004212
  • 2000004213
  • 2000004214
  • 2000004215
  • 2000004216
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (4:3), Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0
Video recording format
DVD

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