The Resource Prohibition, (videorecording)

Prohibition, (videorecording)

Label
Prohibition
Title
Prohibition
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This videodisc explores the extraordinary story of what happens when a freedom-loving nation outlaws the sale of intoxicating liquor, and the disastrous unintended consequences that follow. The utterly relevant cautionary tale raises profound questions about the proper role of government and the limits of legislating morality. When the country goes dry in 1920, after a century of debate, millions of law-abiding Americans become lawbreakers overnight
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Sarah Botstein, Lynn Novick and Ken Burns ; directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick
Intended audience
Rated: PG
Language note
In English. Subtitles: English for the hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Narrated by Peter Coyote with Patricia Clarkson, Blythe Danner, Paul Giamatti, Tom Hanks, John Lithgow and Oliver Platt
Runtime
260
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Prohibition, (videorecording)
Label
Prohibition, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • "A cautionary tale of politics and morality"--Container
  • "SBS1522"
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Contents
  • Disc 1: Episode 1 : A nation of drunkards -- Episode 2 : A nation of scofflaws -- Episode 3 : Murder and mayhem
  • Disc 2: Episode 4 : A sea of rum -- Episode 5 : A nation of hypocrites
Control code
000050163702
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
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Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (DVD) (ca. 260 min)
Other physical details
col.
Publisher number
SBS1522
System details
DVD region all ; PAL

Library Locations

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