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The Resource The road to Memphis, Road Movies and Vulcan Productions ; directed and photographed by Richard Pearce ; produced and recorded by Robert Kenner ; writer and associate producer, Robert Gordon

The road to Memphis, Road Movies and Vulcan Productions ; directed and photographed by Richard Pearce ; produced and recorded by Robert Kenner ; writer and associate producer, Robert Gordon

Label
The road to Memphis
Title
The road to Memphis
Statement of responsibility
Road Movies and Vulcan Productions ; directed and photographed by Richard Pearce ; produced and recorded by Robert Kenner ; writer and associate producer, Robert Gordon
Title variation
Martin Scorsese presents The blues
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the musical odyssey of B.B. King to Memphis and pays homage to the great blues musicians of the Memphis tradition. Filmed on the occasion of the great reunion in which Memphis musicians returned to honor their roots
Member of
Cataloging source
WAU
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Martin Scorsese presents The blues (Television program)
Credits note
Editor, Charlton McMillan ; music, Mark Adler, Bobby Rush ; executive producer Martin Scorsese, Paul G. Allen, Jody Patton and Ulrich Felsberg
Dewey number
781.643
PerformerNote
Featured performers: B.B. King, Bobby Rush, Rosco Gordon, Hubert Sumlin, David Johansen, Howlin' Wolf, Ike Turner, Gatemouth Moore, Little Milton, Rufus Thomas, Little Richard, Fats Domino, and others
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1943-
  • 1961-
  • 1931-2011
  • 1950-
  • 1910-1976
  • 1913-2004
  • 1917-2001
  • 1932-2020
  • 1928-2017
  • 1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pearce, Richard
  • Kenner, Robert
  • Gordon, Robert
  • King, B. B
  • Rush, Bobby
  • Gordon, Rosco
  • Sumlin, Hubert
  • Johansen, David
  • Howlin' Wolf
  • Turner, Ike
  • Moore, Gatemouth
  • Little Milton
  • Thomas, Rufus
  • Little Richard
  • Domino, Fats
  • Scorsese, Martin
  • Allen, Paul
  • Allen, Jody
  • Road Movies Filmproduktion
  • Vulcan Productions
  • Cappa Productions
  • Jigsaw Productions
  • Sony Music Entertainment, Inc
  • Columbia Music Video (Firm)
Runtime
119
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Blues (Music)
  • Blues (Music)
  • Blues musicians
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The road to Memphis, Road Movies and Vulcan Productions ; directed and photographed by Richard Pearce ; produced and recorded by Robert Kenner ; writer and associate producer, Robert Gordon
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast as a segment of: The Blues
  • Series produced by Vulcan Productions and Road Movies Production in association with Cappa Productions & Jigsaw Productions ; originally produced for PBS and The Corporation for Public Broadcasting ; presented by WGBH Boston to PBS
  • Contains full-length performances not seen in the film: Blues boys tune / B.B. King -- Key to the highway / B.B. King -- Smokestack lightning / Hubert Sumlin and David Johansen
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
  • mixed
  • multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Isbn
9780738903835
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, black and white with color
Publisher number
CVD 55935
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm54819110
  • (Sirsi) o54819110
  • 547795
  • 547795
System details
DVD, 5.1 surround sound
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The road to Memphis, Road Movies and Vulcan Productions ; directed and photographed by Richard Pearce ; produced and recorded by Robert Kenner ; writer and associate producer, Robert Gordon
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast as a segment of: The Blues
  • Series produced by Vulcan Productions and Road Movies Production in association with Cappa Productions & Jigsaw Productions ; originally produced for PBS and The Corporation for Public Broadcasting ; presented by WGBH Boston to PBS
  • Contains full-length performances not seen in the film: Blues boys tune / B.B. King -- Key to the highway / B.B. King -- Smokestack lightning / Hubert Sumlin and David Johansen
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
  • mixed
  • multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Isbn
9780738903835
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, black and white with color
Publisher number
CVD 55935
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm54819110
  • (Sirsi) o54819110
  • 547795
  • 547795
System details
DVD, 5.1 surround sound
Video recording format
DVD

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