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Cancer the emperor of all maladies  Cover Image DVD DVD

Cancer [videorecording] : the emperor of all maladies / Ken Burns presents ; a film by Barak Goodman ; written by Geoffrey Ward ... and others ; directed by Barak Goodman ... and others.

Goodman, Barak, (film director.). Ward, Geoff, 1954- (screenwriter.). Mukerjee, Siddhartha. Motion picture adaptaion of (work): The emperor of all maladies: a biography of cancer. (Added Author). PBS Distributions (Firm), (film distributor.). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) (Added Author).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781627892773
  • ISBN: 162789277X
  • Physical Description: 3 videodiscs (approx. 6 hours) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Arlington, VA] : PBS, [2015?]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as a television program for PBS in 2015.
Based on the book The emperor of all maladies: a biography of cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee.
Summary, etc.:
Spurred by a personal tragedy, America's foremost documentarian is tackling cancer. Ken Burns examines cancer with a cellular biologistâ‚‚s precision, a historian's perspective, and a biographer's passion. The series artfully weaves three different films in one: a riveting historical documentary; an engrossing and intimate verite film; and a scientific and investigative report.
Target Audience Note:
TV rating: TV14.
System Details Note:
Laser optical DVD.
Subject: Cancer > History.
Leukemia > History.

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Town of Orford Libraries.

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  • 0 current holds with 3 total copies.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Orford Free Library A DVD EMP Disc 1 34446000102207 New adult items Available -
Orford Free Library A DVD EMP Disc 2 34446000102215 New adult items Available -
Orford Free Library A DVD EMP Disc 3 34446000102223 New adult items Available -

Summary: Spurred by a personal tragedy, America's foremost documentarian is tackling cancer. Ken Burns examines cancer with a cellular biologistâ‚‚s precision, a historian's perspective, and a biographer's passion. The series artfully weaves three different films in one: a riveting historical documentary; an engrossing and intimate verite film; and a scientific and investigative report.

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