The Resource The wire, The complete first season, HBO Original Programming ; producer, Nina Kostroff Noble ; story by David Simon & Edward Burns ; Sriter/creator, David Simon ; writer, George P. Plelcanos ; director, Clark Johnson ; Blown Deadline Productions ; a presentation of Home Box Office

The wire, The complete first season, HBO Original Programming ; producer, Nina Kostroff Noble ; story by David Simon & Edward Burns ; Sriter/creator, David Simon ; writer, George P. Plelcanos ; director, Clark Johnson ; Blown Deadline Productions ; a presentation of Home Box Office

Label
The wire, The complete first season
Title
The wire
Title number
The complete first season
Statement of responsibility
HBO Original Programming ; producer, Nina Kostroff Noble ; story by David Simon & Edward Burns ; Sriter/creator, David Simon ; writer, George P. Plelcanos ; director, Clark Johnson ; Blown Deadline Productions ; a presentation of Home Box Office
Title variation
  • Wire, season one
  • Wire, the complete first season
  • Wire
  • Wire
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Producer
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Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Follows a single sprawling drug and murder investigation in Baltimore. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn
Member of
Cataloging source
FX8
Characteristic
videorecording
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Wire (Television program)
Credits note
Director of photography, Uta Briesewitz ; editors, Geraldine Peroni (episodes 1, 2, 5, 8, 11), Thom Zimny (episodes 3, 6, 9, 12), Kate Sanford (episodes 4, 7, 10, 13)
Date time place
Filmed on location in Baltimore, Md
Language note
  • In English, dubbed French, or dubbed Spanish; with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Dominic West, John Doman, Idris Elba, Frankie R. Faison, Larry Gilliard Jr., Wood Harris, Deirdre Lovejoy, Wendell Pierce, Lance Reddick, Andre Royo, Sonja Sohn
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  • Kostroff-Noble, Nina
  • Simon, David
  • Burns, Edward
  • West, Dominic
  • Doman, John
  • Elba, Idris
  • Faison, Frankie
  • Gilliard, Larry
  • Harris, Wood
  • Lovejoy, Deirdre
  • Pierce, Wendell
  • Reddick, Lance
  • Royo, Andre
  • Sohn, Sonja
  • Briesewitz, Uta
  • Peroni, Geraldine
  • Zimny, Thom
  • Sanford, Kate
  • Johnson, Clark
  • Pelecanos, George P.
  • Medak, Peter
  • Virgo, Clement
  • Bianchi, Ed
  • Chappelle, Joe
  • Muzio, Gloria
  • Manchevski, Milcho
  • Alvarez, Rafael
  • Melnick, David
  • Choksey, Shamit
  • Anderson, Brad
  • Lusco, Joy
  • Shill, Steve
  • Van Patten, Timothy
  • HBO Original Programming
  • Blown Deadline Productions (Firm)
  • Home Box Office (Firm)
  • HBO Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
775
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  • Drug traffic
  • Police
  • Homicide investigation
  • Undercover operations
  • Baltimore (Md.)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The wire, The complete first season, HBO Original Programming ; producer, Nina Kostroff Noble ; story by David Simon & Edward Burns ; Sriter/creator, David Simon ; writer, George P. Plelcanos ; director, Clark Johnson ; Blown Deadline Productions ; a presentation of Home Box Office
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Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Created by David Simon
  • Originally produced as 13 episodes of the television program The wire in 2002
  • Bonus features: audio commentaries with writer/creator David Simon, writer George P. Pelecanos, and director Clark Johnson
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 1. The target (62 min.) (with optional audio commentary by Simon) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Clark Johnson -- The detail (58 min.) (with optional audio commentary by Johnson) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Clark Johnson -- The buys (55 min.) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Peter Medak
  • Disc 2. Old cases (59 min.) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Clement Virgo -- The pager (60 min.) / teleplay by Ed Burns, directed by Clark Johnson
  • Disc 3. The wire (59 min.) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Ed Bianchi -- One arrest (59 min.) / teleplay by Rafael Alvarez, directed by Joe Chappelle -- Lessons (56 min.) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Gloria Muzio
  • Disc 4. Game day (57 min.) / teleplay by David H. Melnick & Shamit Choksey, directed by Milcho Manchevski -- The cost (55 min.) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Brad Anderson -- The hunt (56 min.) / teleplay by Joy Lusco, directed by Steve Shill
  • Disc 5. Cleaning up (56 min.) (with optional audio commentary by Simon & Pelecanos) / teleplay by George P. Pelecanos, directed by Clement Virgo -- Sentencing (65 min.) / written by David Simon & Ed Burns, directed by Tim Van Patten
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Full screen.
Extent
5 videodiscs (approximately 12 hr. 55 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 883929357161
  • 883929466610
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 3000052818
  • 4000043943
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)877015867
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 in English & Dolby digital 2.0 in English, French or Spanish
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The wire, The complete first season, HBO Original Programming ; producer, Nina Kostroff Noble ; story by David Simon & Edward Burns ; Sriter/creator, David Simon ; writer, George P. Plelcanos ; director, Clark Johnson ; Blown Deadline Productions ; a presentation of Home Box Office
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Created by David Simon
  • Originally produced as 13 episodes of the television program The wire in 2002
  • Bonus features: audio commentaries with writer/creator David Simon, writer George P. Pelecanos, and director Clark Johnson
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 1. The target (62 min.) (with optional audio commentary by Simon) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Clark Johnson -- The detail (58 min.) (with optional audio commentary by Johnson) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Clark Johnson -- The buys (55 min.) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Peter Medak
  • Disc 2. Old cases (59 min.) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Clement Virgo -- The pager (60 min.) / teleplay by Ed Burns, directed by Clark Johnson
  • Disc 3. The wire (59 min.) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Ed Bianchi -- One arrest (59 min.) / teleplay by Rafael Alvarez, directed by Joe Chappelle -- Lessons (56 min.) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Gloria Muzio
  • Disc 4. Game day (57 min.) / teleplay by David H. Melnick & Shamit Choksey, directed by Milcho Manchevski -- The cost (55 min.) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Brad Anderson -- The hunt (56 min.) / teleplay by Joy Lusco, directed by Steve Shill
  • Disc 5. Cleaning up (56 min.) (with optional audio commentary by Simon & Pelecanos) / teleplay by George P. Pelecanos, directed by Clement Virgo -- Sentencing (65 min.) / written by David Simon & Ed Burns, directed by Tim Van Patten
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Full screen.
Extent
5 videodiscs (approximately 12 hr. 55 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 883929357161
  • 883929466610
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 3000052818
  • 4000043943
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)877015867
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 in English & Dolby digital 2.0 in English, French or Spanish
Video recording format
DVD

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