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The Resource Harlan County U.S.A., a Cabin Creek Film production ; produced and directed by Barbara Kopple, (videorecording)

Harlan County U.S.A., a Cabin Creek Film production ; produced and directed by Barbara Kopple, (videorecording)

Label
Harlan County U.S.A.
Title
Harlan County U.S.A.
Statement of responsibility
a Cabin Creek Film production ; produced and directed by Barbara Kopple
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Chronicles the 1973 Harlan County, Kentucky coal miners' strike against the operators of the Brookside mine and the Duke Power Company, which resulted from the company's refusal to honor the national contract of the United Mine Workers of America when the miners joined the union
Member of
Additional physical form
Presented in the original aspect ratio of 1.78:1. Enhanced for 16:9 TVs.
Cataloging source
VRU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Hart Perry and Kevin Keating ; editing, Nancy Baker and Mary Lampson ; music, Hazel Dickens and Merle Travis ; DVD producer, Johanna Schiller
Dewey number
331.8928223340973
Language note
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
HD5325.M62 1973
LC item number
.H37 2006
PerformerNote
The soundtrack includes legendary country and bluegrass artists Hazel Dickens, Merle Travis, Sarah Gunning, and Florence Reece
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1935-2011
  • 1950-
  • 1947-2008
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kopple, Barbara
  • Dickens, Hazel
  • Travis, Merle
  • Perry, Hart
  • Keating, Kevin
  • Baker, Nancy
  • Lampson, Mary
  • Sayles, John
  • Arthur, Paul
  • Cabin Creek Films
  • Janus Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
104
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
334
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United Mine Workers of America
  • Eastover Mining Company
  • Duke Power Company
  • Coal Miners' Strike, Harlan County, Ky., 1973
  • Coal miners
  • Strikes and lockouts
  • Harlan County (Ky.)
Technique
live action
Label
Harlan County U.S.A., a Cabin Creek Film production ; produced and directed by Barbara Kopple, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Some credits from booklet; series numbering from container spine
  • "Janus Films"--Container
  • Documentary
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1976
  • "Enhanced for 16:9 televisions"--Disc label
  • Special features: Optional audio commentary with producer/director Barbara Kopple; The making of Harlan County USA (22 min.); outtakes (27 min.); Hazel Dickens interview (12 min.); John Sayles on the film (7 min.); Harlan County USA at Sundance (14 min.); theatrical trailer (3 min.)
  • New essays by film scholar Paul Arthur and music journalist Jon Weisberger in booklet inserted in container
Accompanying material
1 booklet (20 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Special features: Audio commentary by Kopple and editor Nancy Baker ; "The making of 'Harlan County USA,' a new documentary featuring interviews with Kopple, crew members, and strike participants featured in the film ; never-before-seen outtakes from the film ; new video interview with legendary bluegrass singer-songwriter Hazel Dickens ; new video interview with director John Sayles ; a panel discussion from the 2005 Sundance Film Festival featuring Kopple and Roger Ebert ; original theatrical trailer
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (105 min.)
Isbn
9780780030169
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429208328
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
HAR120
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1850084
  • (OCoLC)ocm70081580
  • (OCoLC)70081580
  • 1850084
System details
DVD; Region 1; widescreen (1.78:1); Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Harlan County U.S.A., a Cabin Creek Film production ; produced and directed by Barbara Kopple, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Some credits from booklet; series numbering from container spine
  • "Janus Films"--Container
  • Documentary
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1976
  • "Enhanced for 16:9 televisions"--Disc label
  • Special features: Optional audio commentary with producer/director Barbara Kopple; The making of Harlan County USA (22 min.); outtakes (27 min.); Hazel Dickens interview (12 min.); John Sayles on the film (7 min.); Harlan County USA at Sundance (14 min.); theatrical trailer (3 min.)
  • New essays by film scholar Paul Arthur and music journalist Jon Weisberger in booklet inserted in container
Accompanying material
1 booklet (20 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Special features: Audio commentary by Kopple and editor Nancy Baker ; "The making of 'Harlan County USA,' a new documentary featuring interviews with Kopple, crew members, and strike participants featured in the film ; never-before-seen outtakes from the film ; new video interview with legendary bluegrass singer-songwriter Hazel Dickens ; new video interview with director John Sayles ; a panel discussion from the 2005 Sundance Film Festival featuring Kopple and Roger Ebert ; original theatrical trailer
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (105 min.)
Isbn
9780780030169
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429208328
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
HAR120
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1850084
  • (OCoLC)ocm70081580
  • (OCoLC)70081580
  • 1850084
System details
DVD; Region 1; widescreen (1.78:1); Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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