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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 ; Ken Burns presents ; written by Geoffrey Ward and Ken Burns, Barak Goodman & David Blistein ; directed by Jack Youngelson and Barak Goodman

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 ; Ken Burns presents ; written by Geoffrey Ward and Ken Burns, Barak Goodman & David Blistein ; directed by Jack Youngelson and Barak Goodman

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 ; Ken Burns presents ; written by Geoffrey Ward and Ken Burns, Barak Goodman & David Blistein ; directed by Jack Youngelson and Barak Goodman
Title variation
Emperor of all maladies
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
Intended audience
TV parental guidelines rating: TV-14 (parents strongly cautioned; this program contains some material that many parents would find unsuitable for children under 14 years of age)
Language note
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
  • Cancer
  • Leukemia
  • Mukherjee, Siddhartha
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 ; Ken Burns presents ; written by Geoffrey Ward and Ken Burns, Barak Goodman & David Blistein ; directed by Jack Youngelson and Barak Goodman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Documentary
  • "Based on the book The emperor of all maladies : a biography of cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee."
  • "The following program contains mature content which may not be suitable for all audiences. Viewer discretion is advised."
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • episode 1.
  • Magic bullets
  • episode 2.
  • The blind men and the elephant
  • episode 3.
  • Finding an Achilles heel
  • Special features: Interview with the filmmakers -- Additional scenes
Control code
ocn904966945
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
3 videodiscs (5 hr., 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
  • (Sirsi) 1698777
  • (OCoLC)904966945
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 ; Ken Burns presents ; written by Geoffrey Ward and Ken Burns, Barak Goodman & David Blistein ; directed by Jack Youngelson and Barak Goodman
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Documentary
  • "Based on the book The emperor of all maladies : a biography of cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee."
  • "The following program contains mature content which may not be suitable for all audiences. Viewer discretion is advised."
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • episode 1.
  • Magic bullets
  • episode 2.
  • The blind men and the elephant
  • episode 3.
  • Finding an Achilles heel
  • Special features: Interview with the filmmakers -- Additional scenes
Control code
ocn904966945
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
3 videodiscs (5 hr., 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
  • (Sirsi) 1698777
  • (OCoLC)904966945
System details
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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