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The Resource Frank Zappa's 200 motels, a Murakami Wolf/Bizarre production ; story and screenplay by Frank Zappa ; shooting script by Tony Palmer ; produced by Jerry Good, Herb Cohen ; visuals directed by Tony Palmer

Frank Zappa's 200 motels, a Murakami Wolf/Bizarre production ; story and screenplay by Frank Zappa ; shooting script by Tony Palmer ; produced by Jerry Good, Herb Cohen ; visuals directed by Tony Palmer

Label
Frank Zappa's 200 motels
Title
Frank Zappa's 200 motels
Statement of responsibility
a Murakami Wolf/Bizarre production ; story and screenplay by Frank Zappa ; shooting script by Tony Palmer ; produced by Jerry Good, Herb Cohen ; visuals directed by Tony Palmer
Title variation
  • Frank Zappa's two hundred motels
  • 200 motels
  • Two hundred motels
Contributor
Screenwriter
Composer
Composer
Director
Director
Performer
Producer
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A psychedelic precursor to music videos, in which The Mothers of Invention, a touring musical group, wreak havoc in Centerville, a stereotypical American town. The first color movie made on videotape and then transferred to film, it includes many visual effects
Member of
Cataloging source
SFU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editor, Richard Harrison ; music composer and arranger, Frank Zappa ; music performers, the Mothers of Invention, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: R
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.F715 2009
PerformerNote
The Mothers of Invention, Theodore Bikel, Ringo Starr, Keith Moon
Runtime
100
Series statement
Metro Goldwyn Mayer limited edition collection
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Frank Zappa's 200 motels, a Murakami Wolf/Bizarre production ; story and screenplay by Frank Zappa ; shooting script by Tony Palmer ; produced by Jerry Good, Herb Cohen ; visuals directed by Tony Palmer
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally issued as a motion picture in 1971
  • Includes original soundtrack, Tony Palmer in conversation with Jon Kirkman Dec 2009
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (100 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883904329664
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)912432149
  • 2267914
  • (OCoLC)ocn912432149
  • 2267914
System details
DVD, all regions, 4:3 (full frame)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Frank Zappa's 200 motels, a Murakami Wolf/Bizarre production ; story and screenplay by Frank Zappa ; shooting script by Tony Palmer ; produced by Jerry Good, Herb Cohen ; visuals directed by Tony Palmer
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally issued as a motion picture in 1971
  • Includes original soundtrack, Tony Palmer in conversation with Jon Kirkman Dec 2009
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (100 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883904329664
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)912432149
  • 2267914
  • (OCoLC)ocn912432149
  • 2267914
System details
DVD, all regions, 4:3 (full frame)
Video recording format
DVD

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