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The Resource Heritage : civilization and the Jews, a production of WNET/Thirteen ; series producer, John G. Fox, (videorecording)

Heritage : civilization and the Jews, a production of WNET/Thirteen ; series producer, John G. Fox, (videorecording)

Label
Heritage : civilization and the Jews
Title
Heritage
Title remainder
civilization and the Jews
Statement of responsibility
a production of WNET/Thirteen ; series producer, John G. Fox
Title variation
Civilization and the Jews
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Three millennia of Jewish history is brought to life in a celebration of Jewish humanistic and moral heritage. Follow the Jewish people from the heights of Sinai to the shores of the Dead Sea, from a Greek amphitheater in Delphi to the Forum of ancient Rome, out of the ashes of concentration camps to the rebuilt cities and villages of Israel--Container
Awards note
Peabody Award.
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Avraham Karpick ... [et al.] (episodes 1, 2), Julian Krainin and Steve Marts (episode 3), Steve Marts ... [et al.] (episode 4), Mark Benjamin ... [et al.] (episode 5), Avraham Karpick and Lloyd Friedus (episode 6), Ken Burns ... [et al.] (episode 7), Avraham Karpick (episode 8), Eytan Harris ... [et al.] (episode 9) ; editor, Milton Moses Ginsberg (episode 1), Len Harris (episode 2), Sharon Kaufman (episodes 3, 4), Kenneth E. Werner (episode 5), Nina Schulman (episode 6), Arthur Ginsberg and Sharon Kaufman (episode 7), Laurence Solomon (episodes 8, 9), Susan Fanshel (episode 9 revision) ; music, John Duffy
Dewey number
909.04924
Language note
Closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
LC call number
DS112
LC item number
.H47 2001
PerformerNote
With Abba Eban
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1915-2002
  • 1953-
  • 1926-2015
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Eban, Abba Solomon
  • Fox, John G.
  • Marner, Eugene
  • Sharnik, John
  • Siegel, Marc
  • Lord, John
  • Krainin, Julian
  • Joseloff, Michael
  • Silverstein, Morton
  • Montfrey, Marc
  • Rosenthal, Alan
  • Winston, Brian
  • Jackson, Aleck
  • Marts, Steve
  • Burns, Ken
  • Duffy, John
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
  • Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
540
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jews
  • Judaism
  • Civilization
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Heritage : civilization and the Jews, a production of WNET/Thirteen ; series producer, John G. Fox, (videorecording)
Link
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/heritage/
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced in 1984 for television broadcast, episode 9 revised 1998
  • Special features: DVDs include supplemental maps and excerpts from the Encyclopedia Judaica; DVD-ROM features: over 650 translated and annotated historical documents, 541 map views with over 2250 explanatory essays, over 3600 encyclopedia articles, over 100 interactive multimedia presentations containing over 800 historical images
Accompanying material
1 computer disk.
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • produced by John G. Fox, Julian Krainin ; directed by Julian Krainin ; written by John G. Fox, Marc Siegel
  • disc 2. episode 4.
  • The crucible of Europe
  • produced by Michael Joseloff ; directed by Julian Krainin ; written by John G. Fox ... [et al.].
  • episode 5.
  • The search for deliverance
  • produced and directed by Eugene Marner ; written by John G. Fox.
  • episode 6.
  • Roads from the ghetto
  • produced and directed by Eugene Marner ; written by Eugene Marner, John G. Fox
  • Disc 1. episode 1.
  • disc 3. episode 7.
  • The golden land
  • produced and directed by Marc Siegel, Morton Silverstein ; written by Marc Montfrey.
  • episode 8.
  • Out of the ashes
  • produced and directed by Alan Rosenthal ; written by Brian Winston.
  • episode 9.
  • Into the future
  • produced and directed by Alan Rosenthal ; written by Aleck Jackson ; revision producer, Alan Rosenthal
  • A people is born
  • produced and directed by Eugene Marner ; telescript by John Sharnik ; story by Marc Siegel.
  • episode 2.
  • The power of the word
  • directed by Eugene Marner ... [et al.] ; telescript by John Lord ; story by Marc Siegel.
  • episode 3.
  • The shaping of traditions
Control code
ocm47924010
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (540 min.)
Isbn
9780780024762
Isbn Type
(v. 2)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 037429160329
  • 037429163429
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
HER090 (HER160, HER190)
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 636867
System details
  • DVD and DVD-ROM
  • System requirements for DVD-ROM: Windows PC, DVD-ROM drive, 200 mhz Windows-compatible processor (300 mhz recommended), 32 MB RAM (64 MB recommended), 50 MB free local hard drive space (275 MB recommended), 16-bit sound and video (accelerated video card recommended)
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Heritage : civilization and the Jews, a production of WNET/Thirteen ; series producer, John G. Fox, (videorecording)
Link
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/heritage/
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced in 1984 for television broadcast, episode 9 revised 1998
  • Special features: DVDs include supplemental maps and excerpts from the Encyclopedia Judaica; DVD-ROM features: over 650 translated and annotated historical documents, 541 map views with over 2250 explanatory essays, over 3600 encyclopedia articles, over 100 interactive multimedia presentations containing over 800 historical images
Accompanying material
1 computer disk.
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • produced by John G. Fox, Julian Krainin ; directed by Julian Krainin ; written by John G. Fox, Marc Siegel
  • disc 2. episode 4.
  • The crucible of Europe
  • produced by Michael Joseloff ; directed by Julian Krainin ; written by John G. Fox ... [et al.].
  • episode 5.
  • The search for deliverance
  • produced and directed by Eugene Marner ; written by John G. Fox.
  • episode 6.
  • Roads from the ghetto
  • produced and directed by Eugene Marner ; written by Eugene Marner, John G. Fox
  • Disc 1. episode 1.
  • disc 3. episode 7.
  • The golden land
  • produced and directed by Marc Siegel, Morton Silverstein ; written by Marc Montfrey.
  • episode 8.
  • Out of the ashes
  • produced and directed by Alan Rosenthal ; written by Brian Winston.
  • episode 9.
  • Into the future
  • produced and directed by Alan Rosenthal ; written by Aleck Jackson ; revision producer, Alan Rosenthal
  • A people is born
  • produced and directed by Eugene Marner ; telescript by John Sharnik ; story by Marc Siegel.
  • episode 2.
  • The power of the word
  • directed by Eugene Marner ... [et al.] ; telescript by John Lord ; story by Marc Siegel.
  • episode 3.
  • The shaping of traditions
Control code
ocm47924010
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (540 min.)
Isbn
9780780024762
Isbn Type
(v. 2)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 037429160329
  • 037429163429
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
HER090 (HER160, HER190)
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 636867
System details
  • DVD and DVD-ROM
  • System requirements for DVD-ROM: Windows PC, DVD-ROM drive, 200 mhz Windows-compatible processor (300 mhz recommended), 32 MB RAM (64 MB recommended), 50 MB free local hard drive space (275 MB recommended), 16-bit sound and video (accelerated video card recommended)
Video recording format
laserdisc

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