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The Resource Cancer : the emperor of all maladies, Ken Burns presents ; a film by Barak Goodman ; a production of Florentine Films, Laura Ziskin Pictures and WETA Washington, D.C. in association with Ark Media ; written by Geoffrey Ward and Ken Burns, Barak Goodman & David Blistein

Cancer : the emperor of all maladies, Ken Burns presents ; a film by Barak Goodman ; a production of Florentine Films, Laura Ziskin Pictures and WETA Washington, D.C. in association with Ark Media ; written by Geoffrey Ward and Ken Burns, Barak Goodman & David Blistein

Label
Cancer : the emperor of all maladies
Title
Cancer
Title remainder
the emperor of all maladies
Statement of responsibility
Ken Burns presents ; a film by Barak Goodman ; a production of Florentine Films, Laura Ziskin Pictures and WETA Washington, D.C. in association with Ark Media ; written by Geoffrey Ward and Ken Burns, Barak Goodman & David Blistein
Contributor
Broadcaster
Filmmaker
Narrator
Presenter
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Television director
Television producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Presents a history of cancer, from ancient times to the present day. Includes stories of contemporary patients and examines the latest scientific research which might indicate that we are on the brink of a lasting cure
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Composer, David Cieri ; executive producer, Ken Burns ; series producer, Barak Goodman
Date time place
Originally produced as a television program for PBS in 2015
Dewey number
616.99/4
Language note
Closed-captioned in English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); audio-described in English
LC call number
RC275
LC item number
.C36 2015
PerformerNote
Narrator, Edward Herrmann ; commentator, Siddhartha Mukherjee
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1953-
  • 1943-2014
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  • Goodman, Barak
  • Burns, Ken
  • Ward, Geoffrey C.
  • Blistein, David
  • Youngelson, Jack
  • Durrance, Chris
  • Dickson, Deborah
  • Mukherjee, Siddhartha
  • Herrmann, Edward
  • Cieri, David
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
  • Florentine Films
  • Laura Ziskin Productions
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
  • Ark Media (Firm)
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
Runtime
344
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wide-screen DVDs
  • Cancer
  • Leukemia
  • Documentary television programs
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Cancer : the emperor of all maladies, Ken Burns presents ; a film by Barak Goodman ; a production of Florentine Films, Laura Ziskin Pictures and WETA Washington, D.C. in association with Ark Media ; written by Geoffrey Ward and Ken Burns, Barak Goodman & David Blistein
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Documentary
  • "Based on the book The emperor of all maladies : a biography of cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee."
Carrier category
DVD
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
local
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: Interview with the filmmakers -- Additional scenes
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (approximately 6 hrs., that is 5 hrs., 44 min.)
Isbn
9781627892773
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887024068
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
SCAN600
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)904966945
  • 540716
  • (OCoLC)ocn904966945
  • 540716
System details
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Cancer : the emperor of all maladies, Ken Burns presents ; a film by Barak Goodman ; a production of Florentine Films, Laura Ziskin Pictures and WETA Washington, D.C. in association with Ark Media ; written by Geoffrey Ward and Ken Burns, Barak Goodman & David Blistein
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Documentary
  • "Based on the book The emperor of all maladies : a biography of cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee."
Carrier category
DVD
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
local
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: Interview with the filmmakers -- Additional scenes
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (approximately 6 hrs., that is 5 hrs., 44 min.)
Isbn
9781627892773
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887024068
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
SCAN600
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)904966945
  • 540716
  • (OCoLC)ocn904966945
  • 540716
System details
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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