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The Resource The real Olympics, a Carlton Television production in association with TWI for Carlton International, PBS and CPB ; written, produced and directed by Antony Thomas, (videorecording)

The real Olympics, a Carlton Television production in association with TWI for Carlton International, PBS and CPB ; written, produced and directed by Antony Thomas, (videorecording)

Label
The real Olympics
Title
The real Olympics
Statement of responsibility
a Carlton Television production in association with TWI for Carlton International, PBS and CPB ; written, produced and directed by Antony Thomas
Contributor
Screenwriter
Director
Narrator
Production personnel
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
To mark the Olympics' 2004 return to its birthplace of Athens, this two-part documentary tells the 'real' story of the original games. It combines lavish reconstruction of the ancient Greek games with dramatic highlights from the modern Olympics
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Jonathan Partridge ; editors, McDonald Brown, Joe Frost ; music, Dimitri Tchamouroff
Intended audience
U.S.: Not rated; Canadian Home Video rating: PG
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
GV23
LC item number
.R43 2004
PerformerNote
Narrated by Brian Greene
Technique
live action
Label
The real Olympics, a Carlton Television production in association with TWI for Carlton International, PBS and CPB ; written, produced and directed by Antony Thomas, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Subtitle on container: A history of the ancient & modern Olympic games
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
  • Program 1. Death or glory -- program 2. Playing to win
  • Scene selection: Introduction -- The first events -- The Nazis appropriate Olympic cachet -- Connection between religion and athletics -- Celebration of violence -- Rather die than give up -- A world without women -- Commitment to sport -- The amateur myth -- The dark stain of politics -- Taking oaths and breaking the rules -- Victors for the ages -- Passion and rage of the Greek hero -- Coming full circle -- Credits
Control code
55217778
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 110 min.)
Isbn
9781415702253
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097368856042
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
88560
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)55217778
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen; Dolby Digital surround stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The real Olympics, a Carlton Television production in association with TWI for Carlton International, PBS and CPB ; written, produced and directed by Antony Thomas, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Subtitle on container: A history of the ancient & modern Olympic games
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
  • Program 1. Death or glory -- program 2. Playing to win
  • Scene selection: Introduction -- The first events -- The Nazis appropriate Olympic cachet -- Connection between religion and athletics -- Celebration of violence -- Rather die than give up -- A world without women -- Commitment to sport -- The amateur myth -- The dark stain of politics -- Taking oaths and breaking the rules -- Victors for the ages -- Passion and rage of the Greek hero -- Coming full circle -- Credits
Control code
55217778
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 110 min.)
Isbn
9781415702253
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097368856042
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
88560
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)55217778
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen; Dolby Digital surround stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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