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The Resource Jonestown : the life and death of Peoples Temple, a Firelight Media film for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; produced and directed by Stanley Nelson ; teleplay by Noland Walker & Marcia Smith ; story by Marcia Smith

Jonestown : the life and death of Peoples Temple, a Firelight Media film for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; produced and directed by Stanley Nelson ; teleplay by Noland Walker & Marcia Smith ; story by Marcia Smith

Label
Jonestown : the life and death of Peoples Temple
Title
Jonestown
Title remainder
the life and death of Peoples Temple
Statement of responsibility
a Firelight Media film for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; produced and directed by Stanley Nelson ; teleplay by Noland Walker & Marcia Smith ; story by Marcia Smith
Title variation
Life and death of Peoples Temple
Contributor
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film distributor
Screenwriter
Television director
Television producer
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A startling look at preacher Jim Jones, his life prior to the mass-suicides in Guyana, and the event that took place leading up to that fateful day in 1978
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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American experience (Television program)
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Credits note
Cinematography, Michael Chin ; editor, Lewis Erskine ; music, Tom Phillips
Dewey number
289.9
Intended audience
MPAA: Not rated
Language note
In English ; closed-captioned
LC call number
BP605.P46
LC item number
J66 2007
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1951-
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  • Nelson, Stanley
  • Smith, Marcia A.
  • Walker, W. Noland
  • Chin, Michael
  • Phillips, Tom
  • Erskine, Lewis
  • Firelight Media
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • WGBH Educational Foundation
  • PBS Home Video
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
87
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  • Jones, Jim
  • Peoples Temple
  • Jones, Jim
  • Jonestown Mass Suicide, Jonestown, Guyana, 1978
  • Brainwashing
  • Preaching
  • Assassination
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Jonestown : the life and death of Peoples Temple, a Firelight Media film for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; produced and directed by Stanley Nelson ; teleplay by Noland Walker & Marcia Smith ; story by Marcia Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Widescreen presentation
  • Videodisc release of a segment of the television program, American experience
  • "In association with BBC"--Container
  • Special features: deleted scenes; interview with filmmaker Stanley Nelson
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A vision gone wrong -- Members flock to Peoples Temple -- A troubled childhood -- Spreading his word -- The dark side of Jim Jones -- Political power and paranoia -- A dysfunctional family -- No way out -- Congressman Ryan's arrival -- The last day -- Credits
Control code
ocm80155110
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (87 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9781415731529
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887052269
Other physical details
sound, color with b&w sequences
Publisher number
  • 705226
  • AMEX6911
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)80155110
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Jonestown : the life and death of Peoples Temple, a Firelight Media film for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; produced and directed by Stanley Nelson ; teleplay by Noland Walker & Marcia Smith ; story by Marcia Smith
Publication
Note
  • Widescreen presentation
  • Videodisc release of a segment of the television program, American experience
  • "In association with BBC"--Container
  • Special features: deleted scenes; interview with filmmaker Stanley Nelson
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A vision gone wrong -- Members flock to Peoples Temple -- A troubled childhood -- Spreading his word -- The dark side of Jim Jones -- Political power and paranoia -- A dysfunctional family -- No way out -- Congressman Ryan's arrival -- The last day -- Credits
Control code
ocm80155110
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (87 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9781415731529
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887052269
Other physical details
sound, color with b&w sequences
Publisher number
  • 705226
  • AMEX6911
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)80155110
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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