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LocationClark County
Call NoDVD Series WIND
TitleThe winds of war (DVD) (1983) / Paramount Television ; a Dan Curtis production ; teleplay by Herman Wouk ; produced and directed by Dan Curtis.
CollectionDVD Family
Total Circ0
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StatusLocationBarcodeCall NoCreated OnIssue NameCirc StatusTemp Loc
 Clark County30293100388904DVD Series WIND7/24/2020 AvailableClark County

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International Standard Book Number 9780792196983
International Standard Book Number 0792196988
Title Statement The winds of war (DVD) (1983) / Paramount Television ; a Dan Curtis production ; teleplay by Herman Wouk ; produced and directed by Dan Curtis.
Edition Statement Special collector's edition.
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice Hollywood, CA : Paramount, 2004.
Physical Description 6 videodiscs (approximately 879 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note Based on the novel by Herman Wouk.
General Note Originally televised as a mini series in 1983.
General Note Special features: making-of featurette ; a novel for television featurette ; cast and characters ; on location featurette.
Formatted Contents Note Disc 1. The winds rise -- Disc 2. The storm breaks -- Disc 3. Cataclysm -- Defiance -- Disc 4. Of love and war -- Disc 5. The changing of the guard -- Disc 6. Into the maelstrom.
Creation/Production Credits Note Directors of photography, Charles Correll, Stevan Larner ; art directors, John V. Cartwright, Malcolm Middleton ; film editors, John F. Burnett, Bernard Gribble, Jack Tucker, Peter Zinner, Gary Smith ; music composed by Bob Cobert ; production designed by Jackson De Govia.
Participant or Performer Note Robert Mitchum, Ali MacGraw, Jan-Michael Vincent, John Houseman, Polly Bergen, Lisa Eilbacher, David Dukes, Victoria Tennant, Topol, Ralph Bellamy, Ben Murphy, Peter Graves, Jeremy Kemp.
Summary, Etc. Set against the backdrop of world events that led to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. Naval officer, Victor "Pug" Henry, and his family learn to navigate the waters of dangerous times in the late 1930s. While Germany expands and proceeds to seize several border countries, Italy attempts to establish a Fascist Colonial Empire under Mussolini and Japan prepares for a major battle with China. Meanwhile, the Henry clan finds itself drawn into the center of the conflict as they deal with the drama, romance, tragedy and heroism that lead to America's involvement in World War II.
Target Audience Note MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono.
Language note In English with optional English subtitles and some German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian and Hebrew with English subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Awards Note Emmy Awards, 1983: Outstanding Cinematography for a Limited Series or a Special; Outstanding Individual Achievement - Costumers (Thomas Welch for episode The storm breaks); Outstanding Individual Achievement - Special Visual Effects.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term World War, 1939-1945 Drama
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Families Drama
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term DVD.
Index Term-Genre/Form Television mini-series.
Index Term-Genre/Form Historical television programs.
Index Term-Genre/Form War television programs.
Index Term-Genre/Form Fiction television programs.
Index Term-Genre/Form Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Entry, Personal Name Curtis, Dan, 1927-2006.
Added Entry, Personal Name Wouk, Herman, 1915-2019.
Added Entry, Personal Name Mitchum, Robert.
Added Entry, Personal Name MacGraw, Ali.
Added Entry, Personal Name Vincent, Jan-Michael, 1945-2019.
Added Entry, Personal Name Houseman, John, 1902-1988.
Added Entry, Personal Name Bergen, Polly, 1930-2014.
Added Entry, Personal Name Eilbacher, Lisa.
Added Entry, Personal Name Dukes, David, 1945-2000.
Added Entry, Personal Name Tennant, Victoria, 1950-
Added Entry, Personal Name Topol, 1935-
Added Entry, Personal Name Bellamy, Ralph, 1904-1991.
Added Entry, Corporate Name Paramount Television.
Added Entry, Corporate Name Dan Curtis Productions.
Added Entry, Corporate Name Paramount Pictures Corporation.

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