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The Resource James McNeill Whistler : the case for beauty, a production of Film Odyssey, Inc., in association with the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian, 1A Productions Ltd.., Glasgow and WETA Washington D.C. ; a film by Karen Thomas

James McNeill Whistler : the case for beauty, a production of Film Odyssey, Inc., in association with the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian, 1A Productions Ltd.., Glasgow and WETA Washington D.C. ; a film by Karen Thomas

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James McNeill Whistler : the case for beauty
Title
James McNeill Whistler
Title remainder
the case for beauty
Statement of responsibility
a production of Film Odyssey, Inc., in association with the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian, 1A Productions Ltd.., Glasgow and WETA Washington D.C. ; a film by Karen Thomas
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Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Best known for the groundbreaking portrait of his mother, James McNeill Whistler was the original art star. But beneath the high gloss, the struggle of this genius to find his own voice resulted in a breakaway style that moved painting towards abstraction and would revolutionize the art world in his time-and beyond. Dramatic re-creations, art, graphics, and interviews combine to profile this fascinating character
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Composer, Peter Melnick
Dewey number
750
Language note
Closed-captioned in English; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH); audio-described
LC call number
ND237.W6
LC item number
J36 2014
PerformerNote
Narrator, Anjelica Huston ; reader of Whistler, Kevin Kline
Runtime
60
Technique
live action
Label
James McNeill Whistler : the case for beauty, a production of Film Odyssey, Inc., in association with the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian, 1A Productions Ltd.., Glasgow and WETA Washington D.C. ; a film by Karen Thomas
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Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally broadcast on PBS in 2014
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
Control code
885210017
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 DVD (approximately 60 min.)
Isbn
9781627890212
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887021272
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
ALJW601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
James McNeill Whistler : the case for beauty, a production of Film Odyssey, Inc., in association with the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian, 1A Productions Ltd.., Glasgow and WETA Washington D.C. ; a film by Karen Thomas
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally broadcast on PBS in 2014
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
Control code
885210017
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 DVD (approximately 60 min.)
Isbn
9781627890212
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887021272
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
ALJW601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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