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The Resource Los Angeles plays itself, Burton/Floyd presents ; research, text, and production, Thom Andersen

Los Angeles plays itself, Burton/Floyd presents ; research, text, and production, Thom Andersen

Label
Los Angeles plays itself
Title
Los Angeles plays itself
Statement of responsibility
Burton/Floyd presents ; research, text, and production, Thom Andersen
Contributor
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Narrator
Presenter
Production company
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"Thom Andersen's landmark documentary explores the tangled relationship between the movies and their fabled hometown, as seen entirely through the films themselves. From its distinctive neighborhoods to its architectural homes, Los Angeles has been the backdrop to countless movies. Andersen takes viewers on a whirlwind tour through the metropolis' real and cinematic history, investigating the myriad stories and legends that have come to define it, and revealing the real city that lives beneath"--Container
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editor, Yoo Seung-Hyun ; camera, Deborah Stratman ; remastering (2013), Adam R. Levin, Peter Bo Rappmund
Dewey number
979.4/94
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated
LC call number
F869.L857
LC item number
L677 2014
PerformerNote
Narrator, Encke King
Runtime
170
Technique
live action
Label
Los Angeles plays itself, Burton/Floyd presents ; research, text, and production, Thom Andersen
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2003
  • Special features include: The Tony Longo trilogy (2014, 14 min.) a short film by Thom Andersen; Theatrical trailer. A collectible booklet featuring essays by Mike Davis, author of "City of quartz: excavating the future of Los Angeles" and Thom Andersen
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([24] pages ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part one : Another way to look at movies. Reality and representation. Locations. Hollywood. "L.A." and "the industry". The city as background: the city with no name. The Bradbury Building. The decline of public space. Benign lies. Geographic license and literalism. Modern architecture. Landmarks. Disaster movies. The city as character: James M. Cain. A brighter world. Film noir. Things that aren't there any more. Bunker Hill -- Part two : High tourist/low tourist. The outside men: Deray, Antonioni, Demy. The city as subject: Chinatown. Modes of transportation. Downtown vs. the suburbs. Blade Runner. L.A. confidential. Cops. The provincialism of over-privilege. Neorealism
  • Booklet : The introduction / Thom Andersen -- Tourists from hell / Mike Davis -- Los Angeles a city on film / Thom Andersen
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (170 min.)
Isbn
9780781514842
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
881164000842
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
CG 000148
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)891782923
  • ucoclc891782923
System details
DVD, NTSC; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Los Angeles plays itself, Burton/Floyd presents ; research, text, and production, Thom Andersen
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2003
  • Special features include: The Tony Longo trilogy (2014, 14 min.) a short film by Thom Andersen; Theatrical trailer. A collectible booklet featuring essays by Mike Davis, author of "City of quartz: excavating the future of Los Angeles" and Thom Andersen
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([24] pages ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part one : Another way to look at movies. Reality and representation. Locations. Hollywood. "L.A." and "the industry". The city as background: the city with no name. The Bradbury Building. The decline of public space. Benign lies. Geographic license and literalism. Modern architecture. Landmarks. Disaster movies. The city as character: James M. Cain. A brighter world. Film noir. Things that aren't there any more. Bunker Hill -- Part two : High tourist/low tourist. The outside men: Deray, Antonioni, Demy. The city as subject: Chinatown. Modes of transportation. Downtown vs. the suburbs. Blade Runner. L.A. confidential. Cops. The provincialism of over-privilege. Neorealism
  • Booklet : The introduction / Thom Andersen -- Tourists from hell / Mike Davis -- Los Angeles a city on film / Thom Andersen
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (170 min.)
Isbn
9780781514842
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
881164000842
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
CG 000148
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)891782923
  • ucoclc891782923
System details
DVD, NTSC; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0
Video recording format
DVD

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