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The Resource Scared straight! : Scared straight! 20 years later, an Arnold Shaprio production in association with Paramount Stations Group, Inc. ; written, directed, and produced by Arnold Shapiro, (videorecording)

Scared straight! : Scared straight! 20 years later, an Arnold Shaprio production in association with Paramount Stations Group, Inc. ; written, directed, and produced by Arnold Shapiro, (videorecording)

Label
Scared straight! : Scared straight! 20 years later
Title
Scared straight!
Title remainder
Scared straight! 20 years later
Statement of responsibility
an Arnold Shaprio production in association with Paramount Stations Group, Inc. ; written, directed, and produced by Arnold Shapiro
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Scared straight! profiles a unique juvenile crime-prevention program at New Jersey's Rahway maximum-security prison, recounting the day seventeen teenage lawbreakers spent inside the prison with the some of New Jersey's most dangerous criminals. In an attempt to scare the kids out of their criminal ways, prisoners took turns describing prison life, emphasizing it's worst features. Scared straight! 20 years later traces the subsequent lives of the teens and convicts featured in the original documentary
Related
Awards note
Academy Award, Best Documentary, Features, 1979
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, William Moffitt (Scared straight!), Jim Arnold (Scared straight! 20 years later) ; edited by Bob Niemack (Scared straight!), Sharon Rennert (Scared straight! 20 years later) ; music by John Thomas & Marie Maxwell
Dewey number
364.4
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
LC call number
HV7431
LC item number
.S27 2003
PerformerNote
Scared straight! hosted by Peter Falk ; Scared straight! 20 years later hosted by Danny Glover
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1941-
  • 1927-2011
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Shapiro, Arnold
  • Falk, Peter
  • Glover, Danny
  • Moffitt, William
  • Arnold, Jim
  • Niemack, Robert
  • Rennert, Sharon
  • Thomas, John
  • Maxwell, Marie
  • Arnold Shapiro Productions
  • Paramount Stations Group, Inc
  • Docurama (Firm)
  • New Video Group
Runtime
90
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • State Prison, Rahway, N.J
  • Crime prevention
  • Imprisonment
  • Prisoners
  • Juvenile delinquents
  • Prison visits
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Scared straight! : Scared straight! 20 years later, an Arnold Shaprio production in association with Paramount Stations Group, Inc. ; written, directed, and produced by Arnold Shapiro, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Scared straight! originally produced as a motion picture in 1978; Scared straight! 20 years later originally produced for television in 1999
  • Special features include filmmaker biography, interactive menus, and scene selection
Bar code
  • 31223106534291
  • 31223106534317
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.)
Isbn
9780767057554
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
767685955833
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
NVG-9558
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Dolby digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Scared straight! : Scared straight! 20 years later, an Arnold Shaprio production in association with Paramount Stations Group, Inc. ; written, directed, and produced by Arnold Shapiro, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Scared straight! originally produced as a motion picture in 1978; Scared straight! 20 years later originally produced for television in 1999
  • Special features include filmmaker biography, interactive menus, and scene selection
Bar code
  • 31223106534291
  • 31223106534317
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.)
Isbn
9780767057554
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
767685955833
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
NVG-9558
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Dolby digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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