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Title The corner [videorecording] / Blown Deadline Productions, Knee Deep Productions, a presentation of Home Box Office ; producer, Nina Kostroff-Noble ; writers, David Simon, David Mills ; director, Charles S. Dutton.

Imprint New York, NY : HBO Video, [2003], c2000.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    COR    DUE 03-01-21 Billed
Description 2 videodiscs (ca. 6 hr.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally broadcast by HBO in 2000.
Based on the book "The corner: a year in the life of an inner-city neighborhood" by David Simon and Edward Burns.
Credits Director of photography, Ivan Strasburg ; costume designer, Dana Campbell ; production designers, Vince Peranio, Susan Kessel.
Cast T.K. Carter, Khandi Alexander, Sean Nelson, Clarke Peters, Glenn Plummer, Toy Connor, Tasha Smith.
Summary Chronicles a year in the lives of 15-year-old DeAndre McCullough, his mother Fran and father Gary, along with their friends, enemies, and neighbors. Ever present in their world is illicit drugs-- heroin and cocaine-- the need that fuels the business, and the business that fuels the need. Based on the true stories from the lives of the people who live life on a corner in Baltimore.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated; contains adult content and adult language.
System Details DVD, Dolby surround, Region 1 encoding.
Language English or Spanish dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; Closed-captioned.
Awards Emmy Awards, 2000: Emmy - Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Charles Dutton); Outstanding Miniseries (Robert F. Colesberry - executive producer; David Mills - executive producer; David Simon - executive producer; Nina Kostroff-Noble - producer); Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries or a Movie (David Simon, David Mills).
Subject Drug addiction -- Maryland -- East Baltimore -- Drama.
Youth -- Drug use -- Maryland -- East Baltimore -- Drama.
Streets -- Maryland -- East Baltimore -- Drama.
East Baltimore (Baltimore, Md.) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Television mini-series
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Kostroff-Noble, Nina
Mills, David
Dutton, Charles S.
Carter, T. K., 1956-
Alexander, Khandi, 1957-
Nelson, Sean
Peters, Clarke
Plummer, Glenn, 1966-
Connor, Toy.
Smith, Tasha, 1971-
Strasburg, Ivan
Campbell, Dana
Peranio, Vincent.
Kessel, Susan.
Simon, David, 1960- Corner.
Blown Deadline Productions (Firm)
Knee Deep Productions (Firm)
Home Box Office (Firm)
HBO Video (Firm)
ISBN 0783123728
Standard No. 026359908224
Music No. 99082 HBO Video

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