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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. (Added Author). Rosenthal, Sally, film producer. (Added Author). Maslon, Laurence, screenwriter. (Added Author). Schreiber, Liev, host, narrator. (Added Author). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) (Added Author). Ghost Light Films, production company. (Added Author). Oregon Public Broadcasting. (Added Author). PBS Distribution (Firm) (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 15 of 16 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 16 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Batesville Memorial Public Library - Batesville DVD 741.5 SUPER 556 (Text) 34706001409053 DVD Non-Fiction Available -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene County Public Library - Bloomfield DVD 741.5 SUP (Text) 36803000884929 DVD Available -
Eckhart Public Library - Main DVD 741.5 SUP (Text) 840191002176523 Movies - Main Floor Available -
Greenwood Public Library - Greenwood DVD 741.5 SUP (Text) 36626103500153 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Hagerstown Jefferson Township Public Library - Hagerstown DVD SUPE (Text) 39213000706980 Adult DVDs Available -
Jennings County Public Library - North Vernon JUV DVD 741.5 SUP (Text) 30653006297741 Juvenile Non-Fiction DVD Available -
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon DVD 741.509 SUP (Text) 34330512748998 AV - Non-Fiction Movie Collection Available -
Monticello-Union Township Public Library - Monticello DVD 741.5 SUPERHEROES (Text) 37743002061325 Adult Video DVD Nonfiction Available -
Morgan County Public Library - Martinsville DVD 741 SUP 8192 (Text) 78551000808192 Non-Fiction Available -
Morgan County Public Library - Monrovia DVD 741 SUP 9815 (Text) 78551000809815 Non-Fiction 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 videos.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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