The Resource The decline of western civilization collection, [films directed by Penelope Spheeris], (videorecording)

The decline of western civilization collection, [films directed by Penelope Spheeris], (videorecording)

Label
The decline of western civilization collection
Title
The decline of western civilization collection
Statement of responsibility
[films directed by Penelope Spheeris]
Contributor
Composer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Performer
Presenter
Production company
Publisher
Writer of added commentary
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Penelope Spheeris' Decline of western civilization was perceived as shocking and outrageous at the time of its original release in 1981. Parts II and III were no less extraordinary and unprecedented. Today, museums and educational institutions around the world present them as historically significant works of art. Featuring some of the most influential and innovative musicians and groups of all time, these riveting, unflinching, hard-core films adeptly captured the spirit of a major cultural phenomenon. Part I documents punk rock musicians' deliberate reaction to the mass commercialism of music. Part II takes a fast-paced look at the heavy metal scene of the late 80's. Part III profiles hard-core gutterpunks living homeless in Los Angeles and their music
Related
Cataloging source
XAV
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Jeff Zimmerman (part II), cinematography, Steve Conant (part I), Jamie Thompson (part III) ; editing, Charlie Mullin, Peter Wiehl (part I), Earl Ghaffari (part II), Ann Trulove (part III); score, Phil Suchomel (part III)
Date of event
1979 December-1980 May (Part I), 1987 August-1988 February (Part II), and 1996 July-1997 August (Part III)
Intended audience
Rating: Discs 1 and 3 not rated; disc 2 rated R
Language note
Discs 1-3: In English ; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH)
LC call number
ML3534
LC item number
.D3 2015
Other event information
Filmed
PerformerNote
  • Disc 1. Alice Bag Band, Black Flag, Catholic Discipline, Circle Jerks, Fear, Germs, X
  • Disc 2. Steven Tyler, Joe Perry (Aerosmith); Alice Cooper; Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley (KISS); Lemmy (Motorhead); Ozzy Ozbourne; Bobby Dall, C.C. DeVille, Bret Michaels, Rikki Rockett (Poison); performances by Faster Pussycat; Lizzy Borden; London; Odin; Seduce; Megadeth
  • Disc 3. Final Conflict, Litmus Green, Naked Aggression, The Resistance
Place of event
Los Angeles, California
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1961-
  • 1962-
  • 1948-
  • 1950-
  • 1948-
  • 1949-
  • 1952-
  • 1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Spheeris, Penelope
  • Dayton, Jonathan
  • Faris, Valerie
  • Louthan, Guy J.
  • Wilder, Scott
  • Priore, Domenic
  • Conant, Steve
  • Mullin, Charlie
  • Wiehl, Peter
  • Ghaffari, Earl
  • Thompson, Jamie
  • Trulove, Ann
  • Suchomel, Phil
  • Tyler, Steven
  • Perry, Joe
  • Cooper, Alice
  • Simmons, Gene
  • Stanley, Paul
  • Lemmy
  • Osbourne, Ozzy
  • Black Flag (Musical group)
  • Circle Jerks (Musical group)
  • Catholic Discipline (Musical group)
  • Fear (Musical group)
  • Alice Bag Band
  • Germs (Musical group)
  • X (Musical group)
  • Poison (Musical group)
  • Megadeth (Musical group)
  • London (Musical group)
  • Odin (Musical group)
  • Faster Pussycat (Musical group)
  • Lizzy Borden (Musical group)
  • Seduce (Musical group)
  • Final Conflict (Musical group)
  • Naked Aggression (Musical group)
  • Litmus Green (Musical group)
  • Resistance (Musical group)
  • Lizzy Borden (Musical group)
  • New Line Cinema Corporation
  • I.R.S. World Media
  • Spheeris Films, inc
  • Shout! Factory (Firm)
Runtime
279
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Punk rock music
  • Heavy metal (Music)
  • Rock musicians
  • Punk rock musicians
  • Punk rock music
  • Heavy metal (Music)
  • Punk culture
  • Counterculture
  • Rock music
  • Rock music
Technique
live action
Label
The decline of western civilization collection, [films directed by Penelope Spheeris], (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as motion pictures in 1981, 1988, 1998
  • Accompanying booklet comprises an historical essay by Domenic Priore
  • Disc 1. Bonus features: Optional audio commentary with Penelope Spheeris and Anna Fox; optional audio commentary with Dave Grohl; Never-before-seen footage: X signs contract; Tour of the Masque; Never-before-seen performances by Fear, Germs; additional extras: Henry Rollins interviews Spheeris; extended interviews with Black Flag, Darby's Apartment, X, Brendan Mullen, Nicole (Germs manager), Light Bulb Kids
  • Disc 2. Bonus features: Optional commentary with Penelope Spheeris & Nadir D'Priest; extended interviews with: Aerosmith; Alice Cooper, Chris Holmes; Gene Simmons; Lemmy; Ozzy Ozbourne; Paul Stanley
  • Disc 3. Bonus features: extended interviews with Flea, Keith Morris, Leonard Phillips (The Dickies), Rick Wilder (The Mau-Maus), Light Bulb Kids; additional extras: Behind the scenes, Gutterpunks, LA County Museum of Art panel: Decline 1 and III; premiere/movie introduction; Sundance interview with Spheeris
  • Disc 4 (Bonus disc): Additional Decline II extended interviews: London, Megadeth, Odin, Poison, Gazzarri, Mega Crowd 87; Decline I News report; Decline II Cruising the Strip; Decline III Panel; Tawn Mastrey interviews Penelope Spheeris; Decline II LA County Museum art panel; Mark Toscano interviews Penelope Spheeris; Nadir and Lizzie; theatrical trailer Suburbia; extras' credits
Accompanying material
1 bonus videodisc (Blu-ray, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.) + 1 booklet (35 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 17 cm).
Bar code
  • 31223102843324
  • 31223114521843
  • 31223114502637
  • 31223114502389
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
disc 1. The decline of western civilization / produced and directed by Penelope Spheeris; edited by Charlie Mullin, Peter Wiehl (1981) (100 min.) -- disc 2. The decline of western civilization part II, the metal years / New Line Cinema presents a Penelope Spheeris film ; an I.R.S. World Media productoin ; produced by Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris ; directed by Penelope Spheeris (1988) (93 min.) -- disc 3. The decline of western civilization part III / Spheeris Films, Inc. presents ; producer, Guy Louthan, Scott Wilder ; directed by Penelope Spheeris (1998) (86 min.) -- disc 4. Bonus disc
Dimensions
4 3/4 in +
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (279 min.)
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
826663157901
Other physical details
Blu-ray, sound, color
Publisher number
  • SF15790
  • SF 15790
  • Blu-ray 15791
  • Blu-ray 15792
  • Blu-ray 15793
  • Blu-ray 15932
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)913828964
System details
  • All discs: Blu-ray NTSC, region A
  • Disc 1: Full frame, 5.1 Surround DTS-HD Master Audio; 2.0 DTS-HD Master Audio; Disc 2, 3 and Bonus disc: 1.78:1 Widescreen, 5.1 Surround DTS-HD Master Audio; 2.0 DTS-HD Master Audio
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
The decline of western civilization collection, [films directed by Penelope Spheeris], (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as motion pictures in 1981, 1988, 1998
  • Accompanying booklet comprises an historical essay by Domenic Priore
  • Disc 1. Bonus features: Optional audio commentary with Penelope Spheeris and Anna Fox; optional audio commentary with Dave Grohl; Never-before-seen footage: X signs contract; Tour of the Masque; Never-before-seen performances by Fear, Germs; additional extras: Henry Rollins interviews Spheeris; extended interviews with Black Flag, Darby's Apartment, X, Brendan Mullen, Nicole (Germs manager), Light Bulb Kids
  • Disc 2. Bonus features: Optional commentary with Penelope Spheeris & Nadir D'Priest; extended interviews with: Aerosmith; Alice Cooper, Chris Holmes; Gene Simmons; Lemmy; Ozzy Ozbourne; Paul Stanley
  • Disc 3. Bonus features: extended interviews with Flea, Keith Morris, Leonard Phillips (The Dickies), Rick Wilder (The Mau-Maus), Light Bulb Kids; additional extras: Behind the scenes, Gutterpunks, LA County Museum of Art panel: Decline 1 and III; premiere/movie introduction; Sundance interview with Spheeris
  • Disc 4 (Bonus disc): Additional Decline II extended interviews: London, Megadeth, Odin, Poison, Gazzarri, Mega Crowd 87; Decline I News report; Decline II Cruising the Strip; Decline III Panel; Tawn Mastrey interviews Penelope Spheeris; Decline II LA County Museum art panel; Mark Toscano interviews Penelope Spheeris; Nadir and Lizzie; theatrical trailer Suburbia; extras' credits
Accompanying material
1 bonus videodisc (Blu-ray, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.) + 1 booklet (35 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 17 cm).
Bar code
  • 31223102843324
  • 31223114521843
  • 31223114502637
  • 31223114502389
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
disc 1. The decline of western civilization / produced and directed by Penelope Spheeris; edited by Charlie Mullin, Peter Wiehl (1981) (100 min.) -- disc 2. The decline of western civilization part II, the metal years / New Line Cinema presents a Penelope Spheeris film ; an I.R.S. World Media productoin ; produced by Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris ; directed by Penelope Spheeris (1988) (93 min.) -- disc 3. The decline of western civilization part III / Spheeris Films, Inc. presents ; producer, Guy Louthan, Scott Wilder ; directed by Penelope Spheeris (1998) (86 min.) -- disc 4. Bonus disc
Dimensions
4 3/4 in +
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (279 min.)
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
826663157901
Other physical details
Blu-ray, sound, color
Publisher number
  • SF15790
  • SF 15790
  • Blu-ray 15791
  • Blu-ray 15792
  • Blu-ray 15793
  • Blu-ray 15932
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)913828964
System details
  • All discs: Blu-ray NTSC, region A
  • Disc 1: Full frame, 5.1 Surround DTS-HD Master Audio; 2.0 DTS-HD Master Audio; Disc 2, 3 and Bonus disc: 1.78:1 Widescreen, 5.1 Surround DTS-HD Master Audio; 2.0 DTS-HD Master Audio
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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