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The Resource Style wars, a presentation of Tony Silver & Harry Chalfant ; a production of Public Arts Films, Inc

Style wars, a presentation of Tony Silver & Harry Chalfant ; a production of Public Arts Films, Inc

Label
Style wars
Title
Style wars
Statement of responsibility
a presentation of Tony Silver & Harry Chalfant ; a production of Public Arts Films, Inc
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A documentary exploration of the subculture of New York's young graffiti writers and breakdancers, showing their activities and aspirations and the social and aesthetic controversies surrounding New York graffiti. Dramatizes conflicts between graffitists and the city, as well as among the graffitists themselves
Cataloging source
IHZ
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, Burleigh Wartes ; editors, Sam Pollard, Mary Alfieri, Victor Kanefsky
Language note
Optional English subtitles for the hearing impaired
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Silver, Tony
  • Chalfant, Harry
  • Public Art Films, Inc
  • Plexifilm (Firm)
Runtime
280
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hip-hop
  • Break dancing
  • Graffiti
  • Graffiti
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Subways
Technique
live action
Label
Style wars, a presentation of Tony Silver & Harry Chalfant ; a production of Public Arts Films, Inc
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as motion picture in 1983
  • Special features include: Disc 1. original outtake footage; feature commentary by Tony Silver and Henry Chalfant; interview with Tony Silver, Henry Chalfant; interview with editors Victor Kanefsky, Sam Pollard; Disc 2. 32 artist galleries; tributes to Dondi and Shy 147; guest interviews; "Destroy all lines" (30 min. loop of over 200 whole cars and burners); music from Def Jux recording artists El-P, RJD2 and Aesop Rock, plus Mr. Wiggles, Kimson "Angola-Red" Albert, Darryl Jenifer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
disc 1. Feature (70 mins.). The filmmakers -- disc 2. Hall of fame
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (280 min.)
Isbn
9780792854906
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
082354000721
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)52263522
  • (GEU)(Sirsi)o52488622
System details
DVD; 5.1 Dolby or 2.0 stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Style wars, a presentation of Tony Silver & Harry Chalfant ; a production of Public Arts Films, Inc
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as motion picture in 1983
  • Special features include: Disc 1. original outtake footage; feature commentary by Tony Silver and Henry Chalfant; interview with Tony Silver, Henry Chalfant; interview with editors Victor Kanefsky, Sam Pollard; Disc 2. 32 artist galleries; tributes to Dondi and Shy 147; guest interviews; "Destroy all lines" (30 min. loop of over 200 whole cars and burners); music from Def Jux recording artists El-P, RJD2 and Aesop Rock, plus Mr. Wiggles, Kimson "Angola-Red" Albert, Darryl Jenifer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
disc 1. Feature (70 mins.). The filmmakers -- disc 2. Hall of fame
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (280 min.)
Isbn
9780792854906
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
082354000721
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)52263522
  • (GEU)(Sirsi)o52488622
System details
DVD; 5.1 Dolby or 2.0 stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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