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Title The real Olympics [dvd] / a Carlton Television production in association with TWI for Carlton International, PBS and CPB ; written, produced and directed by Antony Thomas
Publisher [United States] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2004]
 Rodman Main Ad Non-Fiction DVD  796.48 R288    AVAILABLE
Edition Widescreen
Descript 1 videodisc (ca. 110 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in
Note Subtitle on container: A history of the ancient & modern Olympic games
Contents Program 1. Death or glory -- program 2. Playing to win
Scene selection: Introduction -- The first events -- The Nazis appropriate Olympic cachet -- Connection between religion and athletics -- Celebration of violence -- Rather die than give up -- A world without women -- Commitment to sport -- The amateur myth -- The dark stain of politics -- Taking oaths and breaking the rules -- Victors for the ages -- Passion and rage of the Greek hero -- Coming full circle -- Credits
Credits Director of photography, Jonathan Partridge ; editors, McDonald Brown, Joe Frost ; music, Dimitri Tchamouroff
Performer(S) Narrated by Brian Greene
Summary To mark the Olympics' 2004 return to its birthplace of Athens, this two-part documentary tells the 'real' story of the original games. It combines lavish reconstruction of the ancient Greek games with dramatic highlights from the modern Olympics
Audience U.S.: Not rated; Canadian Home Video rating: PG
Tech Details DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen; Dolby Digital surround stereo
Language Closed-captioned
Subject Olympic games (Ancient) -- History
Olympics -- History
Olympic games (Ancient)
Genre Documentary television programs. (OCoLC)fst01710387
Educational television programs. (OCoLC)fst01726149
Historical reenactments (Television programs) (OCoLC)fst01726312
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Video recordings for the hearing impaired. (OCoLC)fst01710450
Subject DVD videodiscs
Alt Author Thomas, Antony, 1940- Author of screenplay. Production personnel. Director.
Greene, Brian. Narrator.
Carlton Television
TWI (Firm)
Carlton International Media Limited
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Corporation for Public Broadcasting
PBS Home Video
Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 141570225X
ISBN/ISSN 097368856042
Music # 88560 Paramount Home Entertainment

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