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The Resource Shōgun, written for television and produced by Eric Bercovici ; directed by Jerry London ; produced in association with Toho Company Ltd., Asahi National Broadcasting Co., Ltd., [and] Jardine, Matheson Co., Ltd. ; Paramount Pictures Corporation, (DVD)

Shōgun, written for television and produced by Eric Bercovici ; directed by Jerry London ; produced in association with Toho Company Ltd., Asahi National Broadcasting Co., Ltd., [and] Jardine, Matheson Co., Ltd. ; Paramount Pictures Corporation, (DVD)

Label
Shōgun
Title
Shōgun
Statement of responsibility
written for television and produced by Eric Bercovici ; directed by Jerry London ; produced in association with Toho Company Ltd., Asahi National Broadcasting Co., Ltd., [and] Jardine, Matheson Co., Ltd. ; Paramount Pictures Corporation
Title variation
James Clavell's Shōgun
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
John Blackthorne is a ship-wrecked English navigator who becomes both an observer and a participant in historic changes in Japan during the Tokugawa, or, Edo period. Toranaga is a feuding warlord vying to become the supreme military dictator, or shōgun. Blackthorne is drawn into the turmoil and becomes determined to be the first foreigner to become a samurai warrior
Cataloging source
OWL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Executive producer, James Clavell ; music, Maurice Jarre
Dewey number
791.45
Language note
Closed-captioned and optional English subtitles; some parts in Japanese with English voice-overs
LC call number
PN1992.8.F5
LC item number
S554 2003
PerformerNote
Richard Chamberlain, Toshiro Mifune, Yoko Shimada ; Orson Welles, narrator
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1935-
  • 1920-1997
  • 1915-1985
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • London, Jerry
  • Chamberlain, Richard
  • Mifune, Toshirō
  • Shimada, Yōko
  • Welles, Orson
  • Clavell, James
  • Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Asahi Broadcasting Corporation
  • Jardine, Matheson & Co
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
Runtime
547
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Adams, William
  • Tokugawa, Ieyasu
  • Television mini-series
  • Shoguns
  • Samurai
  • Merchant mariners
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • Japan
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Shōgun, written for television and produced by Eric Bercovici ; directed by Jerry London ; produced in association with Toho Company Ltd., Asahi National Broadcasting Co., Ltd., [and] Jardine, Matheson Co., Ltd. ; Paramount Pictures Corporation, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally broadcast in 1980
  • English 5.1 surround or English restored mono
  • Includes: 13 segment documentary on the making of Shogun; historical featurettes on the samurai, the tea ceremony, and the geisha; optional audio commentary by Jerry London on select scenes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
  • a280346
  • ocm53026518
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
5 videodiscs (547 min.)
Isbn
9780792193326
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097361549842
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
15498
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)53026518
System details
DVD, NTSC, Region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Shōgun, written for television and produced by Eric Bercovici ; directed by Jerry London ; produced in association with Toho Company Ltd., Asahi National Broadcasting Co., Ltd., [and] Jardine, Matheson Co., Ltd. ; Paramount Pictures Corporation, (DVD)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally broadcast in 1980
  • English 5.1 surround or English restored mono
  • Includes: 13 segment documentary on the making of Shogun; historical featurettes on the samurai, the tea ceremony, and the geisha; optional audio commentary by Jerry London on select scenes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
  • a280346
  • ocm53026518
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
5 videodiscs (547 min.)
Isbn
9780792193326
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097361549842
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
15498
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)53026518
System details
DVD, NTSC, Region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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