The Resource The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, directed by George C. Wolfe

The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, directed by George C. Wolfe

Label
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks
Title
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks
Statement of responsibility
directed by George C. Wolfe
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • fre
  • spa
  • 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
LWRCv
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Based on the book by Rebecca Skloot
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
  • In English dubbed in French and Spanish with French and Spanish subtitles
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Oprah Winfrey, Rose Byrne, Renee Elise Goldsberry
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wolfe, George C
  • Skloot, Rebecca
  • Winfrey, Oprah
  • Byrne, Rose
  • Goldsberry, Renee
  • HBO Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
90
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lacks, Henrietta
  • Human experimentation in medicine
  • African Americans
  • Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Made-for-TV movies
  • Virginia
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, directed by George C. Wolfe
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Information from container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
12 cm
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray version
Extent
1 videodisc (90 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929600960
Other physical details
digital, sound, colour
Ownership
*
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • lwr26343825
  • 351953
  • 410090
System details
  • Blu-ray, 5.1, DTS-HD Master Audio in English
  • Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players
  • Widescreen
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, directed by George C. Wolfe
Publication
Note
Information from container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
12 cm
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray version
Extent
1 videodisc (90 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929600960
Other physical details
digital, sound, colour
Ownership
*
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • lwr26343825
  • 351953
  • 410090
System details
  • Blu-ray, 5.1, DTS-HD Master Audio in English
  • Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players
  • Widescreen
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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