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The Resource The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, screenwriter, Peter Landesman ; director, George C. Wolfe, (DVD)

The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, screenwriter, Peter Landesman ; director, George C. Wolfe, (DVD)

Label
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks
Title
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks
Statement of responsibility
screenwriter, Peter Landesman ; director, George C. Wolfe
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
An African-American woman becomes an unwitting pioneer for medical breakthroughs when her cells are used to create the first immortal human cell line in the early 1950s
Cataloging source
NHP
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: TV-MA
LC call number
PN1992.77
LC item number
.I46 2017
PerformerNote
Oprah Winfrey, Rose Byrne, Reg E. Cathey
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1965-
  • 1972-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Landesman, Peter
  • Wolfe, George C.
  • Winfrey, Oprah
  • Byrne, Rose
  • Cathey, Reg E.
  • Skloot, Rebecca
  • HBO Video (Firm)
Runtime
93
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lacks, Henrietta
  • African American women
  • Cancer
  • Human experimentation in medicine
  • HeLa cells
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, screenwriter, Peter Landesman ; director, George C. Wolfe, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from web page
  • Originally released as a made-for-tv movie on April 22, 2017
  • Based on the nonfiction book by Rebecca Skloot
  • Wide screen (enhanced)
  • Bonus features: "Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne, along with writer/director George C. Wolfe and members of the Lacks family, discuss the legacy of Henrietta Lacks in this compelling Family featurette."
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.)
Isbn
9786316985330
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 00883929600977
  • 883929600977
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn999842686
  • (OCoLC)999842686
  • 2059684
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, screenwriter, Peter Landesman ; director, George C. Wolfe, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title from web page
  • Originally released as a made-for-tv movie on April 22, 2017
  • Based on the nonfiction book by Rebecca Skloot
  • Wide screen (enhanced)
  • Bonus features: "Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne, along with writer/director George C. Wolfe and members of the Lacks family, discuss the legacy of Henrietta Lacks in this compelling Family featurette."
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.)
Isbn
9786316985330
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 00883929600977
  • 883929600977
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn999842686
  • (OCoLC)999842686
  • 2059684
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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