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The Resource Captains and the kings : an American dynasty, NBC Universal ; producer, Jo Swerling, Jr. ; screenplay by Douglas Heyes, Elinor Karpf and Steven Karpf ; directed by Douglas Heyes and Allen Reisner, (videorecording)

Captains and the kings : an American dynasty, NBC Universal ; producer, Jo Swerling, Jr. ; screenplay by Douglas Heyes, Elinor Karpf and Steven Karpf ; directed by Douglas Heyes and Allen Reisner, (videorecording)

Label
Captains and the kings : an American dynasty
Title
Captains and the kings
Title remainder
an American dynasty
Statement of responsibility
NBC Universal ; producer, Jo Swerling, Jr. ; screenplay by Douglas Heyes, Elinor Karpf and Steven Karpf ; directed by Douglas Heyes and Allen Reisner
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Joseph Armagh is a poor Irish immigrant who is determined to create a better life for his family. He arrives in America in the mid-19th century. Through personal struggle, heartache and perseverance, he becomes one the the wealthest and most powerful men in the country. But fortune has its price, as Joseph's arrogance and obsession to have his son Rory elected president ultimately lead to his downfall
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Original music, Elmer Bernstein, Dana Karpoff
Date time place
Originally broadcast on NBC as a television mini-series in 1976
Dewey number
791.45/72
LC call number
PN1992.7
LC item number
.C37 2009
PerformerNote
Richard Jordan, Perry King, Patty Duke Astin, Ray Bolger, Blair Brown, Charles Durning, Henry Fonda, Beverly D'Angelo, Jane Seymour
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1937-1993
  • 1948-
  • 1946-2016
  • 1923-2012
  • 1905-1982
  • 1951-
  • 1931-
  • 1919-1993
  • 1900-1985
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jordan, Richard
  • King, Perry
  • Duke, Patty
  • Bolger, Ray
  • Brown, Blair
  • Durning, Charles
  • Fonda, Henry
  • D'Angelo, Beverly
  • Seymour, Jane
  • Swerling, Jo
  • Heyes, Douglas
  • Karpf, Elinor
  • Karpf, Steven
  • Reisner, Allen
  • Caldwell, Taylor
  • NBC Universal Television
  • Koch Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
494
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Irish Americans
  • Irish American families
  • Immigrants
  • Rich people
  • Social influence
Technique
live action
Label
Captains and the kings : an American dynasty, NBC Universal ; producer, Jo Swerling, Jr. ; screenplay by Douglas Heyes, Elinor Karpf and Steven Karpf ; directed by Douglas Heyes and Allen Reisner, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Taylor Caldwell
  • Includes exclusive interview with Blair Brown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (494 min.)
Isbn
9781417230679
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
741952654896
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
KOC-DV-6548
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1368401
  • (OCoLC)262623433
System details
DVD ; full screen (1.33:1) ; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Captains and the kings : an American dynasty, NBC Universal ; producer, Jo Swerling, Jr. ; screenplay by Douglas Heyes, Elinor Karpf and Steven Karpf ; directed by Douglas Heyes and Allen Reisner, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Taylor Caldwell
  • Includes exclusive interview with Blair Brown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (494 min.)
Isbn
9781417230679
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
741952654896
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
KOC-DV-6548
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1368401
  • (OCoLC)262623433
System details
DVD ; full screen (1.33:1) ; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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