The wire. The complete first season [videorecording] / Home Box Office ; produced by Nina Kostroff-Noble ; written by Rafael Alvarez ... [et al.] ; directed by Brad Anderson ... [et al.].
- New York, NY : HBO Video, c2004.
5 videodiscs (ca. 780 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
- Detectives -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Drama.
Police -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Drama.
Criminal investigation -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Drama.
Narcotics -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Drama.
Murder -- Investigation -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Drama.
- Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
- English, Spanish or French dialogue ; English, French or Spanish subtitles.
- System Details:
- DVD ; Region 1 ; Dolby Digital.
- This unvarnished, highly realistic series follows a single sprawling drug and murder investigation in Baltimore. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn.
- Dominic West, Lance Reddick, Sonja Sohn, Wendell Pierce, John Doman.
- Cinematography, Uta Briesewitz ; editors, Allyson C. Johnson ... [et al.] ; original music, Kenneth Burgomaster.
- Originally broadcast on television in 2002.
Special features: 3 audio commentaries with creator/writer David Simon, writer George Pelicanos and director Clark Johnson; episodic previews and recaps.
- Local notes:
- Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Hazel M. Hussong Fund.
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1932 Fund.
- Anderson, Brad, 1964- , Director
Kostroff-Noble, Nina. , Producer
Alvarez, Rafael, 1958- , Screenwriter
West, Dominic, 1970- , Actor
Reddick, Lance. , Actor
Sohn, Sonja. , Actor
Burgomaster, Kenneth. , Composer
Home Box Office (Firm) , Producer
HBO Video (Firm) , Distributor
Class of 1932 Fund.
Hazel M. Hussong Fund.
- Publisher Number:
98873 HBO Video
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