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[Robert Wilson and the CIVIL warS].

Title
[Robert Wilson and the CIVIL warS]. The theatre of Robert Wilson. Robert Wilson on the civil warpath [videorecording] / ARENA presents ; a BBC TV production in association with Aspekt Telefilm-Hamburg, Unisphere Pictures New York, Citifilmworks and ZDF ; executive producers, Nigel Finch, Alan Yentob ; producer, Charles Chabot ; director Howard Brookner.
Publication
Great Britain : BBC2, 1985-07-25 ; 1985-08-01.

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Description
6 videodiscs (DVD) (ca. 262 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation.
Series Statement
  • Arena (Television program)
  • Robert Wilson Audio/Visual Collection
Uniform Title
South Bank Show (Television program)
Alternative Title
  • Robert Wilson and the CIVIL warS
  • The theatre of Robert Wilson.
  • Robert Wilson on the civil warpath.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Television.
  • Drama.
  • Documentaries and factual works.
Note
  • Donor's inventory numbers: HBB 01A, HBB 01B, HBB 01C, HBB 04A, HBB 04B, HBB 06, HBB 08.
  • For additional versions of Robert Wilson and the CIVIL warS, see NCOX 3107, NCOX 3108, NCOX 3110.
  • Disc 1. "With thanks to Brooklyn Academy of Music and The South Bank Show" -- credits.
  • Disc 2. "With thanks to Michael Blackwood Productions" -- credits.
  • Additional credits from press packet for the film and NCOX 3107.
Access (note)
  • Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits (note)
  • Cameras, Ira Brenner, Bob Chapell, Tom DiCillo, Petrus Schloemp (Disc 2 only) ; film editor, Charles Chabot.
Indexed In (note)
  • [Variety TV Review, 1983-1986,
Event (note)
  • The theatre of Robert Wilson on Disc 1 was broadcast during the program ARENA on July 25, 1985.
  • Robert Wilson on the civil warpath on Disc 2 was broadcast during the program ARENA on August 1, 1985.
Language (note)
  • In English, German, French, and Japanese with English subtitles.
Contents
Disc 1. The theatre of Robert Wilson (ca. 52 min.) -- Disc 2. Robert Wilson on the civil warpath (ca. 61 min.) -- Disc 3. The theatre of Robert Wilson [rough edit] (ca. 56 min.) -- Discs 4-5. Robert Wilson on the civil warpath [rough edit] (ca. 80 min.) -- Disc 6. Robert Wilson on the civil warpath [excerpts] (ca. 13 min.)
Call Number
NCOX 3109
Title
[Robert Wilson and the CIVIL warS]. The theatre of Robert Wilson. Robert Wilson on the civil warpath [videorecording] / ARENA presents ; a BBC TV production in association with Aspekt Telefilm-Hamburg, Unisphere Pictures New York, Citifilmworks and ZDF ; executive producers, Nigel Finch, Alan Yentob ; producer, Charles Chabot ; director Howard Brookner.
Imprint
Great Britain : BBC2, 1985-07-25 ; 1985-08-01.
Edition
BBC version.
Country of Producing Entity
Great Britain ; West Germany ; United States.
Series
Arena (Television program)
Robert Wilson Audio/Visual Collection
Access
Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits
Cameras, Ira Brenner, Bob Chapell, Tom DiCillo, Petrus Schloemp (Disc 2 only) ; film editor, Charles Chabot.
Performer
Robert Wilson, Philip Glass, Lucinda Childs, Sheryl Sutton, Christopher Knowles, Robert (Bob) Applegarth, Gavin Bryars, David Byrne, Tetsuko Kuroyanagi, Tom Kamm, Paul Schmidt, Cindy Lubar, Heiner Müller, Raymond Andrews, Isabel Eberstadt, Fred Eberstadt, John Rockwell.
Event
The theatre of Robert Wilson on Disc 1 was broadcast during the program ARENA on July 25, 1985.
Robert Wilson on the civil warpath on Disc 2 was broadcast during the program ARENA on August 1, 1985.
Indexed In:
[Variety TV Review, 1983-1986, August 21, 1985, p. 110?]
Summary
"A documentary about the making of Robert Wilson's multi-national epic the CIVIL warS -- an opera intended for the 1984 Olympic Arts Festival in Los Angeles. Includes excerpts from the various national sections of the opera, footage of rehearsals and workshops, and interviews with Wilson and his collaborators" -- robertwilson.com.
The theatre of Robert Wilson and Robert Wilson on the civil warpath is a two part version of Robert Wilson and the CIVIL warS which aired on BBC-2's ARENA. Final versions of the program are on Disc 1 and 2. Discs 3-6 are rough edits of the program.
Language
In English, German, French, and Japanese with English subtitles.
Added Author
Wilson, Robert, 1941- interviewee.
Finch, Nigel, 1949-1995, television producer.
Yentob, Alan, television producer.
Brookner, Howard, director.
Brenner, Ira, camera.
Chapell, Bob, camera.
Schloemp, Petrus, camera.
DiCillo, Tom, camera.
Glass, Philip, interviewee.
Childs, Lucinda, interviewee.
Sutton, Sheryl, 1950- interviewee.
Knowles, Christopher, 1959- interviewee.
Applegarth, Bob, interviewee.
Bryars, Gavin, interviewee.
Byrne, David, 1952- depicted.
Kuroyanagi, Tetsuko, 1933- interviewee.
Kamm, Tom, interviewee.
Schmidt, Paul, 1934-1999, interviewee.
Lubar, Cindy, interviewee.
Lang, Jack, 1939- interviewee.
Müller, Heiner, 1929-1995, interviewee.
Andrews, Raymond, 1956- depicted.
Eberstadt, Isabel, interviewee.
Eberstadt, Paul, interviewee.
Rockwell, John, 1940- depicted.
Aspekte Telefilm-Produktion GmbH, producer.
Unisphere Pictures International, producer.
Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen, producer.
British Broadcasting Corporation, producer.
Citifilmworks, producer.
Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Michael Blackwood Productions.
Added Title
South Bank Show (Television program)
The theatre of Robert Wilson.
Robert Wilson on the civil warpath.
Gift of the Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation.
Research Call Number
NCOX 3109
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