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The Resource The American, BBC ; WGBH ; Irish Screen ; produced by Fiona Finlay ; screenplay, Michael Hastings ; directed by Paul Unwin

The American, BBC ; WGBH ; Irish Screen ; produced by Fiona Finlay ; screenplay, Michael Hastings ; directed by Paul Unwin

Label
The American
Title
The American
Statement of responsibility
BBC ; WGBH ; Irish Screen ; produced by Fiona Finlay ; screenplay, Michael Hastings ; directed by Paul Unwin
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Christopher Newman is a 19th-century 'new man' who has amassed a fortune in California, and heads to Paris to learn its ways and find a wife. There he finds a young widow whose beauty ignites desire in the American
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Tony Miller ; editor, Kate Evans ; music, Stephen McKeon
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Matthew Modine, Aisling O'Sullivan, Diana Rigg, Brenda Fricker, Andrew Scott
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1843-1916
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Modine, Matthew
  • O'Sullivan, Aisling
  • Rigg, Diana
  • Fricker, Brenda
  • Unwin, Paul
  • Hastings, Michael
  • James, Henry
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • Irish Screen (Firm)
Runtime
90
Series statement
PBS pictures
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Visitors, Foreign
  • Videodiscs
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The American, BBC ; WGBH ; Irish Screen ; produced by Fiona Finlay ; screenplay, Michael Hastings ; directed by Paul Unwin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Henry James
  • Originally broadcast on television in 2001
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
958065
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.)
Isbn
9781415711132
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887050395
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
705039
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 958065
  • (OCoLC)58400470
System details
DVD, region 1 full screen presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The American, BBC ; WGBH ; Irish Screen ; produced by Fiona Finlay ; screenplay, Michael Hastings ; directed by Paul Unwin
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Henry James
  • Originally broadcast on television in 2001
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
958065
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.)
Isbn
9781415711132
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887050395
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
705039
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 958065
  • (OCoLC)58400470
System details
DVD, region 1 full screen presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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