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The Resource Martin Scorsese presents The Blues : The road to Memphis, Road Movies and Vulcan Productions ; directed and photographed by Richard Pearce ; produced and recorded by Robert Kenner ; writer and associate producer, Robert Gordon

Martin Scorsese presents The Blues : The road to Memphis, Road Movies and Vulcan Productions ; directed and photographed by Richard Pearce ; produced and recorded by Robert Kenner ; writer and associate producer, Robert Gordon

Label
Martin Scorsese presents The Blues : The road to Memphis
Title
Martin Scorsese presents The Blues
Title remainder
The road to Memphis
Statement of responsibility
Road Movies and Vulcan Productions ; directed and photographed by Richard Pearce ; produced and recorded by Robert Kenner ; writer and associate producer, Robert Gordon
Title variation
  • Road to Memphis
  • Blues
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the musical odyssey of B.B. King to Memphis and pays homage to the great blues musicians of the Memphis tradition. Filmed on the occasion of the great reunion in which Memphis musicians returned to honor their roots
Member of
Cataloging source
WAU
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Martin Scorsese presents The blues (Television program)
Credits note
Photography, Richard Pearce ; ; editor, Charlton McMillan ; original music, Mark Adler, Bobby Rush
PerformerNote
Featured performers: B.B. King, Bobby Rush, Rosco Gordon, Hubert Sumlin, David Johansen, Howlin' Wolf, Ike Turner, Gatemouth Moore, Little Milton, Rufus Thomas, Little Richard, Fats Domino, and others
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1943-
  • 1961-
  • 1931-2011
  • 1950-
  • 1910-1976
  • 1913-2004
  • 1917-2001
  • 1928-2017
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pearce, Richard
  • Kenner, Robert
  • Gordon, Robert
  • King, B. B
  • Rush, Bobby
  • Adler, Mark
  • Gordon, Rosco
  • Sumlin, Hubert
  • Johansen, David
  • Howlin' Wolf
  • Turner, Ike
  • Moore, Gatemouth
  • Little Milton
  • Thomas, Rufus
  • Little, Richard
  • Domino, Fats
  • Scorsese, Martin
  • Road Movies Filmproduktion
  • Vulcan Productions
  • Cappa Productions
  • Jigsaw Productions
Runtime
119
Series statement
The blues, a musical journey
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • King, B. B
  • Blues (Music)
  • Blues (Music)
  • Blues musicians
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Martin Scorsese presents The Blues : The road to Memphis, Road Movies and Vulcan Productions ; directed and photographed by Richard Pearce ; produced and recorded by Robert Kenner ; writer and associate producer, Robert Gordon
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 2003 televion production, originally broadcast as a segment of Martin Scorsese presents The blues on PBS from Sept. 28 to Oct. 4, 2003
  • Special features: Contains full-length performances not seen in the film: Blues boys tune / B.B. King -- Key to the highway / B.B. King -- Smokestack lightning / Hubert Sumlin and David Johansen. Also includes director interview ; Trailer ; Director's bio & filmography ; Volkswagen commercial: Proud sponsor of The blues
  • Columbia Music Video: CVD 55935
  • Columbia Music Video: C7D 55808 (set)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
54819110
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 119 min.)
Isbn
9780738903835
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, black and white with color
Publisher number
  • CVD 55935
  • C7D 55808
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Martin Scorsese presents The Blues : The road to Memphis, Road Movies and Vulcan Productions ; directed and photographed by Richard Pearce ; produced and recorded by Robert Kenner ; writer and associate producer, Robert Gordon
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 2003 televion production, originally broadcast as a segment of Martin Scorsese presents The blues on PBS from Sept. 28 to Oct. 4, 2003
  • Special features: Contains full-length performances not seen in the film: Blues boys tune / B.B. King -- Key to the highway / B.B. King -- Smokestack lightning / Hubert Sumlin and David Johansen. Also includes director interview ; Trailer ; Director's bio & filmography ; Volkswagen commercial: Proud sponsor of The blues
  • Columbia Music Video: CVD 55935
  • Columbia Music Video: C7D 55808 (set)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
54819110
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 119 min.)
Isbn
9780738903835
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, black and white with color
Publisher number
  • CVD 55935
  • C7D 55808
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD

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