The blues a musical journey / Vulcan Productions and Road Movies Production in association with Cappa Productions & Jigsaw Productions

Retrieving Holdings Information
Subjects: Blues (Music)
Formats: Video Recording, DVD
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Manufactured by Columbia Music Video, c2003
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: 7 videodiscs (780 min.) : sd., b&w with col. ; 4 3/4 in. + booklet ([10] p. ; 19 cm.)
Added Titles: Martin Scorsese presents the blues (Television program)
Alternate Title(s): Martin Scorsese presents the blues (Television program).
Alternate Titles: Additional title: Martin Scorsese presents the blues
Analytic Titles: Soul of a man
Feel like going home
Piano blues
Road to Memphis
Warming by the devil's fire
Godfathers and sons
Red, white & blues
Additional Authors: Wenders, Wim
Scorsese, Martin
Eastwood, Clint, 1930-
Pearce, Richard, 1943-
Burnett, Charles, 1944-
Levin, Marc, 1951-
Figgis, Mike
Allen, Paul G
Patton, Jody
Felsberg, Ulrich
Cappa Productions
Vulcan Productions
Jigsaw Productions
Road Movies Filmproduktion
Notes: ISBN: 0738903892 (set)
Videorecording number: CVD 55804, CVD 55805, CVD 55806, CVD 55807, CVD 55935, CVD 55936, CVD 55937
Originally broadcast on PBS from Sep. 28 to Oct. 4, 2003
Program notes in booklet
Special features include interviews and biographies of directors, movie trailers, directors' commentaries, and bonus performances
Credits: Executive producer Martin Scorsese, Paul G. Allen, Jody Patton and Ulrich Felsberg
Contents: v. 1. The soul of a man / Wim Wenders (127:00) -- v. 2. Feel like going home / Martin Scorsese (110:00) -- v. 3. Piano blues / Clint Eastwood (85:00) -- v. 4. The road to Memphis / Richard Pearce (119:00) -- v. 5. Warming by the devil's fire / Charles Burnett (106:00) -- v. 6. Red, white & blues / Mike Figgis (126:00) -- v. 7. Godfathers and sons / Marc Levin (133:00)
Summary: The blues is a seven-part documentary film series exploring the evolution of the blues, featuring rare archival performance footage of Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Willie Dixon... et al., also including over 100 newly-filmed performances by contemporary artists such as B.B. King, Bonnie Raitt, Beck... et al. singing classic blues songs
OCLC Number: 53251014
ISBN/ISSN: 0738903892
CVD 55804, CVD 55805, CVD 55806, CVD 55807, CVD 55935, CVD 55936, CVD 55937