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The Resource The decline of western civilization, Atlantic Television, Inc. ; Spheeris Films, inc. ; produced and directed by Penelope Spheeris, (videorecording)

The decline of western civilization, Atlantic Television, Inc. ; Spheeris Films, inc. ; produced and directed by Penelope Spheeris, (videorecording)

Label
The decline of western civilization
Title
The decline of western civilization
Statement of responsibility
Atlantic Television, Inc. ; Spheeris Films, inc. ; produced and directed by Penelope Spheeris
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An unflinching, riveting account of the punk rock phenomenon and its alienated, reactionary subculture. This fierce, bleak portrait documents L.A.'s infamous punk bands as they perform on stage and discuss their lives, music and philosophy off stage. Includes performances by The Circle Jerks, X, Black Flag, Fear, Catholic Discipline, Germs and Alice Bag Band
Cataloging source
NNU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Steve Conant. ; editing, Charlie Mullin, Peter Wiehl
Date time place
Filmed December, 1979 through May, 1980 in Los Angeles, California
Dewey number
784.54
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.D4205 1985
PerformerNote
Performances by: Alice Bag Band, Black Flag, Catholic Discipline, Circle Jerks, Fear, Germs, and X
Runtime
100
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The decline of western civilization, Atlantic Television, Inc. ; Spheeris Films, inc. ; produced and directed by Penelope Spheeris, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1980
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (ca. 100 min.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
VHS M466
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • (OCoLC)83691786
  • ucoclc83691786
System details
VHS; Hi-fi, stereo, Dolby on linear tracks
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
The decline of western civilization, Atlantic Television, Inc. ; Spheeris Films, inc. ; produced and directed by Penelope Spheeris, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1980
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (ca. 100 min.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
VHS M466
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • (OCoLC)83691786
  • ucoclc83691786
System details
VHS; Hi-fi, stereo, Dolby on linear tracks
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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