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The Resource The times of Harvey Milk, Black Sand Productions, Inc./The Harvey Milk Film Project ; a production of Robert Epstein & Richard Schmiechen and the Television Laboratory at WNET/Thirteen ; produced by Richard Schmiechen ; directed by Robert Epstein, (videorecording)

The times of Harvey Milk, Black Sand Productions, Inc./The Harvey Milk Film Project ; a production of Robert Epstein & Richard Schmiechen and the Television Laboratory at WNET/Thirteen ; produced by Richard Schmiechen ; directed by Robert Epstein, (videorecording)

Label
The times of Harvey Milk
Title
The times of Harvey Milk
Statement of responsibility
Black Sand Productions, Inc./The Harvey Milk Film Project ; a production of Robert Epstein & Richard Schmiechen and the Television Laboratory at WNET/Thirteen ; produced by Richard Schmiechen ; directed by Robert Epstein
Contributor
Composer
Director
Narrator
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"One of the first feature documentaries to address gay life in America, it's a work of advocacy itself, bringing Milk's message of hope and equality to a wider audience."--Container
Member of
Awards note
Academy Awards, 1985: Best documentary feature.
Cataloging source
IAD
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Frances Reid ; edited by Deborah Hoffmann and Robert Epstein ; original music composed and performed by Mark Isham
Language note
In English with optional English captions
LC call number
F869.S353
LC item number
M549 2011
PerformerNote
Narrator: Harvey Fierstein
Runtime
370
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
557
Technique
live action
Label
The times of Harvey Milk, Black Sand Productions, Inc./The Harvey Milk Film Project ; a production of Robert Epstein & Richard Schmiechen and the Television Laboratory at WNET/Thirteen ; produced by Richard Schmiechen ; directed by Robert Epstein, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Director-approved two-DVD special edition"--Container
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1984
  • "Disc one: director-approved digital transfer, from the UCLA Film and Television Archive restoration; audio commentary featuring director Robert Epstein, coeditor Deborah Hoffmann, and photographer Daniel Nicoletta; interview clips not used in the film; original theatrical trailer. Disc two: new interview with documentary filmmaker Jon Else; new program about The Times of Harvey Milk and Gus Van Sant's Milk, featuring Epstein, Van Sant, actor James Franco, and Milk friends Cleve Jones, Anne Kronenberg, and Nicoletta; rare collection of audio and video recordings of Milk; excerpts from Epstein's research tapes, featuring Milk partner Scott Smith; footage from the film's Castro Theatre premiere and the 1984 Academy Awards; panel discussion on Supervisor Dan White's trial; excerpts from the twenty-fifth anniversary commemoration of Milk's and Mayor George Moscone's assassinations. Plus a booklet featuring an essay by film critic B. Ruby Rich, a tribute by Milk's nephew Stuart Milk, and a piece on the film's restoration by UCLA's Ross Lipman"--Container
Accompanying material
1 booklet (27 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 19 cm.)
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • Disc 1: the film. Play the movie (88 min.) -- Chapters. Harvey's political will ; Mayor of Castro Street ; A new kind of politics ; Campaign for supervisor ; Something new at city hall ; Advancing the issues ; San Francisco's Gay Rights Bill ; Proposition 6 ; Road to victory ; Dan White resigns ; Tragedy at city hall ; Candlelight march ; The trial ; "He got away with murder" ; Hope ; Closing credits ; Color bars -- Commentary -- Postscript -- Trailer
  • Disc 2: the supplements. Jon Else -- Two films, one legacy -- Harvey Milk recordings. "Out of the bars and into the streets" ; Texas Gay Conference Five ; Harvey Milk speaks out ; Anti-Proposition 6 election night party ; Harvey Milk's political will -- Director's research tapes. Scott Smith ; Bob Ross ; Amber Hollibaugh ; Cleve Jones ; Lillian Sing ; Hank Wilson -- From the Castro to the Oscars. Premiere at the Castro Theatre ; A night at the Oscars -- The Dan White case. News clips ; Panel discussion -- Harry Britt, Milk's successor -- Candlelight memorial
  • [Booklet]. Cast and credits -- Making history / by B. Ruby Rich -- Harvey's enduring legacy / by Stuart Milk -- Restoring The times of Harvey Milk / by Ross Lipman -- About the transfer
Control code
ocn708645683
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 370 min.)
Isbn
9781604653953
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515068819
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
  • CD1988D
  • 557
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)708645683
System details
DVD; NTSC, Dolby digital 2.0 surround sound; 1.33:1 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The times of Harvey Milk, Black Sand Productions, Inc./The Harvey Milk Film Project ; a production of Robert Epstein & Richard Schmiechen and the Television Laboratory at WNET/Thirteen ; produced by Richard Schmiechen ; directed by Robert Epstein, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • "Director-approved two-DVD special edition"--Container
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1984
  • "Disc one: director-approved digital transfer, from the UCLA Film and Television Archive restoration; audio commentary featuring director Robert Epstein, coeditor Deborah Hoffmann, and photographer Daniel Nicoletta; interview clips not used in the film; original theatrical trailer. Disc two: new interview with documentary filmmaker Jon Else; new program about The Times of Harvey Milk and Gus Van Sant's Milk, featuring Epstein, Van Sant, actor James Franco, and Milk friends Cleve Jones, Anne Kronenberg, and Nicoletta; rare collection of audio and video recordings of Milk; excerpts from Epstein's research tapes, featuring Milk partner Scott Smith; footage from the film's Castro Theatre premiere and the 1984 Academy Awards; panel discussion on Supervisor Dan White's trial; excerpts from the twenty-fifth anniversary commemoration of Milk's and Mayor George Moscone's assassinations. Plus a booklet featuring an essay by film critic B. Ruby Rich, a tribute by Milk's nephew Stuart Milk, and a piece on the film's restoration by UCLA's Ross Lipman"--Container
Accompanying material
1 booklet (27 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 19 cm.)
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • Disc 1: the film. Play the movie (88 min.) -- Chapters. Harvey's political will ; Mayor of Castro Street ; A new kind of politics ; Campaign for supervisor ; Something new at city hall ; Advancing the issues ; San Francisco's Gay Rights Bill ; Proposition 6 ; Road to victory ; Dan White resigns ; Tragedy at city hall ; Candlelight march ; The trial ; "He got away with murder" ; Hope ; Closing credits ; Color bars -- Commentary -- Postscript -- Trailer
  • Disc 2: the supplements. Jon Else -- Two films, one legacy -- Harvey Milk recordings. "Out of the bars and into the streets" ; Texas Gay Conference Five ; Harvey Milk speaks out ; Anti-Proposition 6 election night party ; Harvey Milk's political will -- Director's research tapes. Scott Smith ; Bob Ross ; Amber Hollibaugh ; Cleve Jones ; Lillian Sing ; Hank Wilson -- From the Castro to the Oscars. Premiere at the Castro Theatre ; A night at the Oscars -- The Dan White case. News clips ; Panel discussion -- Harry Britt, Milk's successor -- Candlelight memorial
  • [Booklet]. Cast and credits -- Making history / by B. Ruby Rich -- Harvey's enduring legacy / by Stuart Milk -- Restoring The times of Harvey Milk / by Ross Lipman -- About the transfer
Control code
ocn708645683
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 370 min.)
Isbn
9781604653953
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515068819
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
  • CD1988D
  • 557
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)708645683
System details
DVD; NTSC, Dolby digital 2.0 surround sound; 1.33:1 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD

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