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Title J.M.W. Turner [videorecording] / a production of the Department of Exhibition Programs, National Gallery of Art ; produced and directed by Carroll Moore.

Imprint [San Francisco, CA] : Microcinema International, [2007]


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 GDL Brand Library Storage DVD    TURN JMW    Available
Description 1 videodisc (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note "Organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington, the Dallas Museum of Art, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, in association with Tate Britain, London."
DVD bonus materials include gallery of Turner's paintings set to music, Turner and poetry, photo gallery from film shoot, Turner biography.
Credits Cinematography, John Adderley ; editor, Serge Ohana.
Performer Narrated by Jeremy Irons.
Summary "This documentary chronicles the rise of Turner, a barber's son who entered the Royal Academy art school at age fourteen to become, over the course of six decades, Britain's most renowned painter. It includes footage of locations important to Turner in Wales, England, and Switzerland, and readings from writers and artists of the era, including John Ruskin and Lord Byron"--Container.
System Details DVD, all regions, full screen presentation.
Language Closed-captioned.
Subject Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851 -- Exhibitions.
Genre/Form Biographical films
Documentary films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Moore, Carroll.
Irons, Jeremy, 1948-
Microcinema, Inc.
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
National Gallery of Art (U.S.). Department of Exhibition Programs.
Dallas Museum of Art.
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Tate Britain (Gallery)
ISBN 9780974484730
Standard No. 880198072993
Music No. MC-728 Microcinema International

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