The Resource The deadly tower, an MGM TV production ; produced by Antonio Calderon ; teleplay by William Douglas Lansford ; story by Antonio Calderon and William Douglas Lansford ; directed by Jerry Jameson, (videorecording)

The deadly tower, an MGM TV production ; produced by Antonio Calderon ; teleplay by William Douglas Lansford ; story by Antonio Calderon and William Douglas Lansford ; directed by Jerry Jameson, (videorecording)

Label
The deadly tower
Title
The deadly tower
Statement of responsibility
an MGM TV production ; produced by Antonio Calderon ; teleplay by William Douglas Lansford ; story by Antonio Calderon and William Douglas Lansford ; directed by Jerry Jameson
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It's the University of Texas campus in Austin, but it seems like a war zone. Gunfire resounds from everywhere. People fall. Others scramble to flee or help the wounded. Meanwhile, from atop the school's landmark Tower, Charles Whitman fires off round after lethal round. The deadly tower is the powerful story of the 1966 event that was at the time the largest one-person murder spree in U.S. history
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Matthew F. Leonetti ; film editor, Tom Stevens ; music by Don Ellis
Dewey number
791.45/72
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated
LC call number
PN1992.77
LC item number
.D43 2010
PerformerNote
Kurt Russell, Richard Yñiguez, Ned Beatty, Pernell Roberts, Clifton James, John Forsythe ; narrator, Gilbert Roland
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1921-
  • 1918-2010
  • 1905-1994
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jameson, Jerry
  • Calderón, Antonio
  • Lansford, William Douglas
  • Russell, Kurt
  • Yñiguez, Richard
  • Beatty, Ned
  • Roberts, Pernell
  • James, Clifton
  • Forsythe, John
  • Roland, Gilbert
  • MGM-TV
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
92
Series statement
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group archive collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Whitman, Charles Joseph
  • Mass murder
  • School shootings
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Whitman, Charles Joseph
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Mass murder
  • School shootings
  • Texas
Technique
live action
Label
The deadly tower, an MGM TV production ; produced by Antonio Calderon ; teleplay by William Douglas Lansford ; story by Antonio Calderon and William Douglas Lansford ; directed by Jerry Jameson, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally broadcast as a made-for-TV movie in 1975
  • "This disc is expected to play back in DVD video "Play only" devices, and may not play back in other DVD devices including recorders and PC drives"--Container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn665146399
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (92 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883316221464
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)665146399
System details
DVD, full-screen (1.37:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The deadly tower, an MGM TV production ; produced by Antonio Calderon ; teleplay by William Douglas Lansford ; story by Antonio Calderon and William Douglas Lansford ; directed by Jerry Jameson, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally broadcast as a made-for-TV movie in 1975
  • "This disc is expected to play back in DVD video "Play only" devices, and may not play back in other DVD devices including recorders and PC drives"--Container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn665146399
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (92 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883316221464
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)665146399
System details
DVD, full-screen (1.37:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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