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The Resource The thin blue line, an Errol Morris film ; an American Playhouse presentation ; executive producer, Lindsay Law ; produced by Mark Lipson ; directed by Errol Morris

The thin blue line, an Errol Morris film ; an American Playhouse presentation ; executive producer, Lindsay Law ; produced by Mark Lipson ; directed by Errol Morris

Label
The thin blue line
Title
The thin blue line
Statement of responsibility
an Errol Morris film ; an American Playhouse presentation ; executive producer, Lindsay Law ; produced by Mark Lipson ; directed by Errol Morris
Contributor
Commentator
Film director
Film distributor
Presenter
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Examines the roadside murder of a Dallas police officer, and the subsequent arrest and conviction of drifter Randall Adams, who was given a death sentence despite overwhelming evidence of his innocence
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
364.152/3
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
  • HV6534.D34
  • HV6542
LC item number
  • T496 2015
  • .T45 2015
PerformerNote
Commentators, Randall Adams, David Harris, Gus Rose, Jackie Johnson, Marshall Touchton
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1960-2004
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Morris, Errol
  • Law, Lindsay
  • Lipson, Mark
  • Adams, Randall Dale
  • Rose, Gus
  • Harris, David
  • Johnson, Jackie
  • Touchton, Marshall
  • American Playhouse Theatrical Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
102
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
753
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Adams, Randall Dale
  • Harris, David
  • Murder
  • Police murders
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The thin blue line, an Errol Morris film ; an American Playhouse presentation ; executive producer, Lindsay Law ; produced by Mark Lipson ; directed by Errol Morris
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Documentary
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1988
  • Accompanying booklet includes an essay by film scholar Charles Musser
  • Accompanying material may vary
Accompanying material
1 booklet (12 unnumbered pages (folded) : ill. ; 12 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: Errol Morris (interview) -- Joshua Oppenheimer (interview) -- Today : "close up" (Today show interview with Randall Adams, attorney Randy Schaffer, and director Errol Morris)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director-approved DVD special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (1 hr., 41 min.)
Isbn
9781604659719
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515142014
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2463DDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn903552930
  • (Sirsi) o903552930
  • (OCoLC)903552930
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.78:1); 2.0 Dolby Digital Surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The thin blue line, an Errol Morris film ; an American Playhouse presentation ; executive producer, Lindsay Law ; produced by Mark Lipson ; directed by Errol Morris
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Documentary
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1988
  • Accompanying booklet includes an essay by film scholar Charles Musser
  • Accompanying material may vary
Accompanying material
1 booklet (12 unnumbered pages (folded) : ill. ; 12 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: Errol Morris (interview) -- Joshua Oppenheimer (interview) -- Today : "close up" (Today show interview with Randall Adams, attorney Randy Schaffer, and director Errol Morris)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director-approved DVD special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (1 hr., 41 min.)
Isbn
9781604659719
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515142014
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2463DDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn903552930
  • (Sirsi) o903552930
  • (OCoLC)903552930
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.78:1); 2.0 Dolby Digital Surround
Video recording format
DVD

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