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The wire. The complete first season Cover Image DVD DVD

The wire. The complete first season [videorecording] / producer, Nina Kostroff Noble ; story by David Simon & Edward Burns ; Blown Deadline Productions ; a presentation of Home Box Office.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780783127927
  • ISBN: 0783127928
  • ISBN: 0783127928
  • ISBN: 9780783127927
  • ISBN: 0783127928
  • ISBN: 9780783127927
  • Physical Description: 5 videodiscs (775 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Standard format.
  • Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : HBO Video, c2004.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Collective title from container, episode titles from disc menus.
Created by David Simon.
Originally produced as episodes of the television program The wire in 2002.
Formatted Contents Note:
disc 1. The target (with optional audio commentary by Simon) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Clark Johnson -- The detail (with optional audio commentary by Johnson) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Clark Johnson -- The buys / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Peter Medak -- disc 2. Old cases / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Clement Virgo -- The pager / teleplay by Ed Burns, directed by Clark Johnson -- disc 3. The wire / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Ed Bianchi -- One arrest / teleplay by Rafael Alvarez, directed by Joe Chappelle -- Lessons / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Gloria Muzio -- disc 4. Game day / teleplay by David H. Melnick, directed by Milcho Manchevski -- The cost / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Brad Anderson -- The hunt / teleplay by Joy Lusco, directed by Steve Shill -- disc 5. Cleaning up (with optional audio commentary by Simon & Pelecanos) / teleplay by George P. Pelecanos, directed by Clement Virgo -- Sentencing / written by David Simon & Ed Burns, directed by Tim Van Patten.
Disc 1. episode 1. The target / teleplay by David Simon ; directed by Clark Johnson. episode 2. The detail / teleplay by David Simon ; directed by Clark Johnson. episode 3. The buys / teleplay by David Simon ; directed by Peter Medak -- disc 2. episode 4. Old cases / teleplay by David Simon ; directed by Clement Virgo. episode 5. The pager / teleplay by David Simon ; directed by Clark Johnson -- disc 3. episode 6. The wire / teleplay by David Simon ; directed by Ed Bianchi. episode 7. One arrest / teleplay by Rafael Alvarez ; directed by Joe Chappelle. episode 8. Lessons / teleplay by David Simon ; directed by Gloria Muzio -- disc 4. episode 9. Game day / teleplay by David H. Melnick & Shamit Choksey ; directed by Milcho Manchevski. episode 10. The cost / teleplay by David Simon ; directed by Brad Anderson. episode 11. The hunt / teleplay by Joy Lusco ; directed by Steve Shill -- disc 5. episode 12. Cleaning up / teleplay by George P. Pelecanos ; directed by Clement Virgo. episode 13. Sentencing / written by David Simon & Ed Burns ; directed by Tim Van Patten.
disc 1. The target (with optional audio commentary by Simon) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Clark Johnson -- The detail (with optional audio commentary by Johnson) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Clark Johnson -- The buys / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Peter Medak -- disc 2. Old cases / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Clement Virgo -- The pager / teleplay by Ed Burns, directed by Clark Johnson -- disc 3. The wire / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Ed Bianchi -- One arrest / teleplay by Rafael Alvarez, directed by Joe Chappelle -- Lessons / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Gloria Muzio -- disc 4. Game day / teleplay by David H. Melnick, directed by Milcho Manchevski -- The cost / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Brad Anderson -- The hunt / teleplay by Joy Lusco, directed by Steve Shill -- disc 5. Cleaning up (with optional audio commentary by Simon & Pelecanos) / teleplay by George P. Pelecanos, directed by Clement Virgo -- Sentencing / written by David Simon & Ed Burns, directed by Tim Van Patten.
Creation/Production 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).
Participant or Performer Note:
Dominic West, John Doman, Idris Elba, Frankie R. Faison, Larry Gilliard Jr., Wood Harris, Deirdre Lovejoy, Wendell Pierce, Lance Reddick, Andre Royo, Sonja Sohn.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Filmed on location in Baltimore, Md.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 in English & Dolby digital 2.0 in English, French or Spanish.
DVD.
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 in English & Dolby digital 2.0 in English, French or Spanish.
Language Note:
In English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish; with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned.
Subject: Drug traffic > Maryland > Baltimore > Drama.
Police > Maryland > Baltimore > Drama.
Undercover operations > Maryland > Baltimore > Drama.
Genre: Television programs.
Television cop shows.

Available copies

  • 34 of 35 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Douglas Library - North Canaan.

Holds

  • 0 current holds with 35 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Douglas Library - North Canaan DVD WIR (Text) boxed set 33490150673246 Adult DVD Available -


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