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Superheroes : a never-ending battle / a production of Ghost Light Films in association with Oregon Public Broadcasting ; produced by Michael Kantor and Sally Rosenthal ; directed by Michael Kantor ; written by Michael Kantor and Laurence Maslon ; executive producers, Patty and Jay Baker.

Kantor, Michael, 1961- (film producer,, film director,, screenwriter.). Rosenthal, Sally, (film producer.). Maslon, Laurence, (screenwriter.). Schreiber, Liev, (host,, narrator.). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) (Added Author). Ghost Light Films, (production company.). Oregon Public Broadcasting (Added Author). PBS Distribution (Firm) (Added Author). Edited by Kris Liem, Pamela S. Arnold. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 11 of 12 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville DVD 741.5 SUPER 556 (Text) 34706001409053 DVD Non-Fiction Checked out 02/24/2018
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main DVD 741.5 SUP (Text) 36803000884929 DVD Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood DVD 741.5 SUP (Text) 36626103500153 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown DVD SUPE (Text) 39213000706980 Adult DVDs Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon DVD 741.509 SUP (Text) 34330512748998 AV - Non-Fiction Movie Collection Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library DVD 741 SUP 8192 (Text) 78551000808192 Non-Fiction Available -
Morgan Co PL - Monrovia Branch DVD 741 SUP 9815 (Text) 78551000809815 Non-Fiction Available -
Ohio Twp PL - Bell Road Library DVD 741.5 SUPERHEROES (Text) 39206020969471 Audiovisual - DVD Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield DVD 741.5 Superher (Text) 31208911886200 audiovisual Available -
Spencer Co PL - Rockport Main Library DVD Edu S (Text) 70741000132562 DVD Education Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781608839742
  • ISBN: 1608839745
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 180 minutes) : sound, color ; 12 cm
  • Edition: Widescreen version.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Ghost Light Films, [2013]

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from disc label; credits from container.
Formatted Contents Note: Truth, justice, and the American way (1938-1958) -- Great power, great responsibility (1959-1977) -- A hero can be anyone (1978-Present).
Creation/Production Credits Note: Edited by Kris Liem, Pamela S. Arnold.
Participant or Performer Note: Hosted and narrated by Liev Schreiber.
Summary, etc.: Examines the dawn of the comic book genre and its progenitors, as well as the evolution of the characters that leapt from the pages over the last 70 years and their ongoing worldwide cultural impact. It chronicles how these 'disposable diversions' were subject to intense government scrutiny for their influence on American children and how they were created in large part by immigrants whose fierce loyalty to a new homeland laid the foundation of a multi-billion-dollar industry.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD; widecreen; 5.1 surround sound,region1, NTSC.
Language Note: In English with optional English SDH.
Subject: Comic books, strips, etc. > History.
Superheroes > History.
Genre: Nonfiction films.
Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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