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The Resource Space is the place, North American Star System presents ; screenplay, Joshua Smith ; produced by James Newman ; directed by John Coney ; a North American Star System production, (videorecording)

Space is the place, North American Star System presents ; screenplay, Joshua Smith ; produced by James Newman ; directed by John Coney ; a North American Star System production, (videorecording)

Label
Space is the place
Title
Space is the place
Statement of responsibility
North American Star System presents ; screenplay, Joshua Smith ; produced by James Newman ; directed by John Coney ; a North American Star System production
Contributor
Actor
Arranger of music
Composer
Conductor
Film director
Film producer
Instrumentalist
Presenter
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • Jazz musician Sun Ra returns to Earth, after being reported lost after his last European tour, and focuses his concern on the fate of humanity and the rights of African Americans
  • "The 40th anniversary edition of Space is the place contains both known versions of the film, a new producer commentary, copious notes from cast, crew, and Arkestra members, a CD of the soundtrack--including two previously unreleased tracks--and dozens of never-before-seen photographs"--Back cover
Cataloging source
OCP
Characteristic
  • chart
  • videorecording
Credits note
Camera, Seth Hill, Pat Riley ; sound, Robert Gravenor, David Macmillan, Arthur Rochester ; film editors, B. Progress, Frank Namei ; all music arranged, composed and conducted by Sun Ra
Date of event
1972 October 19-20
Dewey number
791.436114 S732 2014
Language note
In English
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.S641 2014
Other event information
Recorded
PerformerNote
Sun Ra, Ray Johnson, Christopher Brooks, Barbara Deloney, Erika Leder, John Bailey, Clarence Brewer, Walter Burns, Morgan Upton, Sinthia Ayala, La Shaa Stallings, Tiny Parker ; the Intergalactic Myth-Science Solar Arkestra (Sun Ra, June Tyson, John Gilmore, Marshall Allen, Danny Davis, Eloe Omoe, Larry Northington, Danny Thompson, Kwame Hadi, Lex Humphries, Ken Moshesh, Tommy Hunter)
Runtime
82
Technique
live action
Label
Space is the place, North American Star System presents ; screenplay, Joshua Smith ; produced by James Newman ; directed by John Coney ; a North American Star System production, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1974
  • Discs inserted into pockets of book
Accompanying material
1 audio disc (79 min.: digital ; 4 3/4 in.) + 1 book (120 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm)
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • audio disc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • sd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • performed music
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • tdi
  • prm
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Uncut version (with optional audio commentary by producer Jim Newman; 82 min.) -- Original version (65 min.) -- Home movies (silent; 8 min.) (1971) --
  • (7:14)
  • Calling planet Earth
  • (3:07)
  • I am the alter-destiny
  • (1:12)
  • Satellites are spinning
  • (2:35)
  • Cosmic forces
  • (3:11)
  • Outer Spaceways Incorporated
  • Soundtrack CD.
  • (3:03)
  • We travel the spaceways
  • (2:31)
  • The overseer
  • (3:08)
  • Blackman/Love in outer space
  • (16:55)
  • Mysterious crystal
  • (5:55)
  • I am the brother of the wind
  • It's after the end of the world
  • (5:56)
  • We'll wait for you
  • (4:15)
  • Space is the place
  • (4:29)
  • Jimmy Fey interviews Ra
  • (2:05)
  • Sonny Ray at nightclub
  • (2:26) --
  • (3:28)
  • Under different stars
  • (3:58)
  • Discipline 33
  • (3:24)
  • Watusa
  • I shot Sun Ra
  • by Seth Hill
  • Tales from "space"
  • by Tom Bullock
  • The director's memoirs
  • by John Coney
  • Excerpt from Music as fuel / by John Szwed
  • The cosmic overseer
  • Robby Phillips interviews Ray Johnson
  • A letter
  • Book.
  • from Sun Ra to Jim Newman
  • Photographs from Space is the place.
  • Space is still the place.
  • Foreword
  • by Wayne Coyen
  • Introduction
  • by David Katznelson
  • Some thoughts on space
  • by Jim Newman
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
40th anniversary edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (82 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9786315931314
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
  • video
  • audio
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • s
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
824247030022
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 110
  • HTE110
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • sound disc
  • regular print
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)908392463
System details
DVD
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Space is the place, North American Star System presents ; screenplay, Joshua Smith ; produced by James Newman ; directed by John Coney ; a North American Star System production, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1974
  • Discs inserted into pockets of book
Accompanying material
1 audio disc (79 min.: digital ; 4 3/4 in.) + 1 book (120 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm)
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • audio disc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • sd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • performed music
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • tdi
  • prm
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Uncut version (with optional audio commentary by producer Jim Newman; 82 min.) -- Original version (65 min.) -- Home movies (silent; 8 min.) (1971) --
  • (7:14)
  • Calling planet Earth
  • (3:07)
  • I am the alter-destiny
  • (1:12)
  • Satellites are spinning
  • (2:35)
  • Cosmic forces
  • (3:11)
  • Outer Spaceways Incorporated
  • Soundtrack CD.
  • (3:03)
  • We travel the spaceways
  • (2:31)
  • The overseer
  • (3:08)
  • Blackman/Love in outer space
  • (16:55)
  • Mysterious crystal
  • (5:55)
  • I am the brother of the wind
  • It's after the end of the world
  • (5:56)
  • We'll wait for you
  • (4:15)
  • Space is the place
  • (4:29)
  • Jimmy Fey interviews Ra
  • (2:05)
  • Sonny Ray at nightclub
  • (2:26) --
  • (3:28)
  • Under different stars
  • (3:58)
  • Discipline 33
  • (3:24)
  • Watusa
  • I shot Sun Ra
  • by Seth Hill
  • Tales from "space"
  • by Tom Bullock
  • The director's memoirs
  • by John Coney
  • Excerpt from Music as fuel / by John Szwed
  • The cosmic overseer
  • Robby Phillips interviews Ray Johnson
  • A letter
  • Book.
  • from Sun Ra to Jim Newman
  • Photographs from Space is the place.
  • Space is still the place.
  • Foreword
  • by Wayne Coyen
  • Introduction
  • by David Katznelson
  • Some thoughts on space
  • by Jim Newman
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
40th anniversary edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (82 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9786315931314
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
  • video
  • audio
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • s
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
824247030022
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 110
  • HTE110
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • sound disc
  • regular print
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)908392463
System details
DVD
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Video recording format
DVD

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