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Title The Wire [(DVD) videorecording] : the complete first season [videorecording] / HBO Original Programming ; teleplay by David Simon [and six others] ; story by David Simon & Ed Burns ; written by David Simon & Ed Burns ; producer, Nina Kostroff Noble ; directed by Clark Johnson [and ten others].

Edition 5-Disc set.
Imprint [United States] : HBO Home Entertainment, 2004.
Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : HBO Home Entertainment, 2015.
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video.
©2015
©2008
2 holds on first copy returned of 2 copies
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Television Shows  TV WIRE    ON HOLDSHELF
 Nichols Adult Television Shows  TV WIRE    AVAILABLE
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Physical Medium 4 3/4 in.
Description 5 videodiscs (approximately 775 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical Dolby Digital 5.1 rda
digital optical Dolby Digital 2.0 rda
full screen (4:3) rda.
laser optical rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Television program
Contents Disc 1. The target (62 min.) (with optional audio commentary by Simon) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Clark Johnson -- The detail (58 min.) (with optional audio commentary by Johnson) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Clark Johnson -- The buys (55 min.) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Peter Medak.
Disc 2. Old cases (59 min.) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Clement Virgo -- The pager (60 min.) / teleplay by Ed Burns, directed by Clark Johnson.
Disc 3. The wire (59 min.) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Ed Bianchi -- One arrest (59 min.) / teleplay by Rafael Alvarez, directed by Joe Chappelle -- Lessons (56 min.) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Gloria Muzio.
Disc 4. Game day (57 min.) / teleplay by David H. Melnick & Shamit Choksey, directed by Milcho Manchevski -- The cost (55 min.) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Brad Anderson -- The hunt (56 min.) / teleplay by Joy Lusco, directed by Steve Shill.
Disc 5. Cleaning up (56 min.) (with optional audio commentary by Simon & Pelecanos) / teleplay by George P. Pelecanos, directed by Clement Virgo -- Sentencing (65 min.) / written by David Simon & Ed Burns, directed by Tim Van Patten.
Note Created by David Simon.
Individual episodes originally broadcast on HBO in 2002.
Special features: audio commentaries with writer/creator David Simon, writer George P. Pelecanos and director Clark Johnson.
Credits Cinematography by Uta Briesewitz; film editing by Kate Sanford [and two others].
Cast Dominic West, John Doman, Idris Elba, Frankie R. Faison, Larry Gilliard Jr., Wood Harris, Deirdre Lovejoy, Wendell Pierce, Lance Reddick, Andre Royo, Sonja Sohn.
Event Filmed on location in Baltimore, Md.
Summary 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. Contains thirteen episodes.
Audience Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (4:3), Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0.
Language In English, French or Spanish dialogue; English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject Drug traffic -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Police -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Homicide investigation -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Undercover operations -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Baltimore (Md.) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Maryland -- Baltimore (OCoLC)fst01204292 -- Videodiscs.
United States (OCoLC)fst01204155 -- Videodiscs.
Genre Detective and mystery television programs.
Television cop shows.
Television crime shows.
Television series.
Fiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Mystery television programs.
Television serials.
DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Kostroff-Noble, Nina, producer.
Simon, David, 1960- creator, screenwriter.
Burns, Edward, 1946- screenwriter.
West, Dominic, 1969- actor.
Doman, John, 1945- actor.
Elba, Idris, actor.
Faison, Frankie, actor.
Gilliard, Larry, actor.
Harris, Wood, 1969- actor.
Lovejoy, Deirdre, 1962- actor.
Pierce, Wendell, actor.
Reddick, Lance, actor.
Royo, Andre, actor.
Sohn, Sonja, actor.
Briesewitz, Uta, cinematography.
Peroni, Geraldine, editor.
Zimny, Thom, editor.
Sanford, Kate, editor.
Johnson, Clark, 1954- director.
Pelecanos, George P., screenwriter.
Medak, Peter, director.
Virgo, Clement, director.
Bianchi, Ed, director.
Chappelle, Joe, director.
Muzio, Gloria, director.
Manchevski, Milcho, director.
Alvarez, Rafael, 1958- screenwriter.
Melnick, David, 1938- screenwriter.
Choksey, Shamit, screenwriter.
Anderson, Brad, 1964- director.
Lusco, Joy, screenwriter.
Shill, Steve, director.
Van Patten, Timothy, 1959- director.
HBO Original Programming, production company.
Blown Deadline Productions (Firm), production company.
Home Box Office (Firm), broadcaster.
HBO Home Entertainment (Firm), publisher.
Warner Home Video (Firm), film distributor.
Added Title Wire : season one
Standard No. 883929466610
Music No. 3000062579 HBO Home Entertainment (set)
2000004212 HBO Home Entertainment (disc 1)
2000004213 HBO Home Entertainment (disc 2)
2000004214 HBO Home Entertainment (disc 3)
2000004215 HBO Home Entertainment (disc 4)
2000004216 HBO Home Entertainment (disc 5)
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