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The Resource Living treasures of Japan, Produced by the National Geographic Society and WQED Pittsburgh ; written and produced by Miriam Birch ; directed and photographed by Norris Brock

Living treasures of Japan, Produced by the National Geographic Society and WQED Pittsburgh ; written and produced by Miriam Birch ; directed and photographed by Norris Brock

Label
Living treasures of Japan
Title
Living treasures of Japan
Statement of responsibility
Produced by the National Geographic Society and WQED Pittsburgh ; written and produced by Miriam Birch ; directed and photographed by Norris Brock
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Profiles nine artisans and performing artists who are recognized by law as "holders of important intangible cultural properties" and are charged with publicly exhibiting their works and teaching their artistry to apprentices. Pays visits to a potter, doll sculptor, puppeteer, papermaker, koto musician, swordmaker, textile weaver and dyer, kabuki theater actor, and bellmaker
Cataloging source
PPT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editor, Hyman Kaufman ; music, William Goldstein
LC call number
NK1071
LC item number
.L58 2010
PerformerNote
Narrated by José Ferrer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1912-1992
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Birch, Miriam
  • Brock, Norris
  • Ferrer, José
  • WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)
  • National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Runtime
50
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Decorative arts
  • Arts, Japanese
  • Artists
  • DVD-Video discs
  • Documentary television programs
Technique
live action
Label
Living treasures of Japan, Produced by the National Geographic Society and WQED Pittsburgh ; written and produced by Miriam Birch ; directed and photographed by Norris Brock
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A National Geographic Society special"
  • Originally produced as a documentary in 1980
  • A program broadcast February 11, 1981 by PBS
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
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 (ca. 50 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
40789
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn714735612
  • (OCoLC)714735612
System details
DVD; Dolby digital; region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Living treasures of Japan, Produced by the National Geographic Society and WQED Pittsburgh ; written and produced by Miriam Birch ; directed and photographed by Norris Brock
Publication
Note
  • "A National Geographic Society special"
  • Originally produced as a documentary in 1980
  • A program broadcast February 11, 1981 by PBS
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
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 (ca. 50 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
40789
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn714735612
  • (OCoLC)714735612
System details
DVD; Dolby digital; region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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