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The Resource Lonesome Dove, Motown Productions in association with Pangaea and RHI Entertainment, Inc. ; teleplay by Bill Wittliff ; directed by Simon Wincer ; producer, Robert Halmi, Jr, (videorecording DVD)

Lonesome Dove, Motown Productions in association with Pangaea and RHI Entertainment, Inc. ; teleplay by Bill Wittliff ; directed by Simon Wincer ; producer, Robert Halmi, Jr, (videorecording DVD)

Label
Lonesome Dove
Title
Lonesome Dove
Statement of responsibility
Motown Productions in association with Pangaea and RHI Entertainment, Inc. ; teleplay by Bill Wittliff ; directed by Simon Wincer ; producer, Robert Halmi, Jr
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The tale of two former Texas Rangers who leave the South Texas town of Lonesome Dove on an epic 2500-mile cattle drive to the lush ranch country of Montana. From the re-created towns to the vast plains to the expansive cattle drive and heart-stopping stampede, it is an inspiring and enlighting experience, certain to change your views of our American heritage
Awards note
Emmy Awards, 1989: Outstanding Directing in a Miniseries or a Special; Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition for a Miniseries or a Special (Dramatic Underscore); Outstanding Costume Design for a Miniseries or a Special; Outstanding Achievement in Casting for a Miniseries or a Special; Outstanding Achievement in Makeup for a Miniseries or a Special; Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries or a Special; Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Miniseries or a Special.
Cataloging source
YQR
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Executive producers, Suzanne DePasse and Bill Wittliff ; director of photography, Douglas Milsome ; production designer, Cary White ; film editor, Corky Ehlers ; music, Basil Pouledouris
Dewey number
791.45/72
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.L647 2000
PerformerNote
Robert Duvall, Tommy Lee Jones, Danny Glover, Diane Lane, Robert Urich, Frederic Forrest, D.B. Sweeney, Ricky Schroder, Anjelica Huston
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1957-
  • 1946-
  • 1961-
  • 1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Halmi, Robert
  • Wittliff, William D
  • Wincer, Simon
  • Duvall, Robert
  • Jones, Tommy Lee
  • Glover, Danny
  • Lane, Diane
  • Urich, Robert
  • Forrest, Frederic
  • Sweeney, D. B.
  • Schroder, Rick
  • Huston, Anjelica
  • McMurtry, Larry
  • Motown Productions
  • Pangaea (Firm)
  • RHI Entertainment, Inc
  • Hallmark Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Qintex Productions
  • Artisan Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
360
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McMurtry, Larry
  • McCrae, Augustus (Fictitious character)
  • Call, Woodrow (Fictitious character)
  • Cattle drives
  • Cowboys
Technique
live action
Label
Lonesome Dove, Motown Productions in association with Pangaea and RHI Entertainment, Inc. ; teleplay by Bill Wittliff ; directed by Simon Wincer ; producer, Robert Halmi, Jr, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Larry McMurtry
  • Videodisc release of the television miniseries originally broadcast February 5-8, 1989 on the CBS Television Network
  • Filmed in 1988; c1988 by Quintex Entertainment, Inc
  • Digitally mastered; recorded in 2.0 Dolby Surround
  • Special features include interviews with Larry McMurtry and Suzanne de Passe, Western historical trivia and game, trailer, cast and crew information, production notes, scene access and interactive menus
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Part I. Leaving -- Part. II. On the trail. -- Part III. The Plains -- Part. IV. Return
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 6 hr.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012236127178
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
12717
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm50647794
  • (OCoLC)50647794
  • 721453
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Lonesome Dove, Motown Productions in association with Pangaea and RHI Entertainment, Inc. ; teleplay by Bill Wittliff ; directed by Simon Wincer ; producer, Robert Halmi, Jr, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Larry McMurtry
  • Videodisc release of the television miniseries originally broadcast February 5-8, 1989 on the CBS Television Network
  • Filmed in 1988; c1988 by Quintex Entertainment, Inc
  • Digitally mastered; recorded in 2.0 Dolby Surround
  • Special features include interviews with Larry McMurtry and Suzanne de Passe, Western historical trivia and game, trailer, cast and crew information, production notes, scene access and interactive menus
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Part I. Leaving -- Part. II. On the trail. -- Part III. The Plains -- Part. IV. Return
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 6 hr.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012236127178
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
12717
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm50647794
  • (OCoLC)50647794
  • 721453
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD

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