Cancer : the emperor of all maladies / Ken Burns presents ; a film by Barak Goodman ; a production of Florentine Films, Laura Ziskin Pictures and WETA Washington, D.C. in association with Ark Media ; written by Geoffrey Ward and Ken Burns, Barak Goodman & David Blistein.
Contributor(s): Goodman, Barak [filmmaker,, television director,, television producer,, screenwriter.] | Burns, Ken [presenter,, screenwriter,, television producer.] | Ward, Geoffrey C [screenwriter.] | Blistein, David [screenwriter.] | Youngelson, Jack [television director.] | Durrance, Chris [television director.] | Dickson, Deborah [television director.] | Herrmann, Edward [narrator.] | Cieri, David [composer (expression)] | Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) [broadcaster.] | Florentine Films [production company.] | Laura Ziskin Productions [production company.] | WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.) [production company.] | Ark Media (Firm) [production company.] | PBS Distribution (Firm) [publisher.].Material type: FilmPublisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS Distribution, Copyright date: ©2015Edition: Widescreen.Description: 3 videodiscs (approximately 6 hr., that is 5 hr., 44 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.Content type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: video Carrier type: videodiscISBN: 9781627892773; 162789277X.Other title: Emperor of all maladies | Ken Burns presents [At head of title:].Uniform titles: Cancer: the emperor of all maladies (Television program) Subject(s): Cancer -- History | Leukemia -- History | Mukherjee, Siddhartha -- Television adaptationsDDC classification: 616.99/4
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DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Closed-captioned in English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); audio-described in English.
Narrator, Edward Herrmann ; commentator, Siddhartha Mukherjee.
Composer, David Cieri ; executive producer, Ken Burns ; series producer, Barak Goodman.
Title from disc surface.
"Based on the book The emperor of all maladies : a biography of cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee."
Originally produced as a television program for PBS in 2015.
"The following program contains mature content which may not be suitable for all audiences. Viewer discretion is advised."
TV parental guidelines rating: TV-14 (parents strongly cautioned; this program contains some material that many parents would find unsuitable for children under 14 years of age).
Presents a history of cancer, from ancient times to the present day. Includes stories of contemporary patients and examines the latest scientific research which might indicate that we are on the brink of a lasting cure.
episode 1. Magic bullets / directed by Jack Youngelson and Barak Goodman -- episode 2. The blind men and the elephant / directed by Deborah Dickson and Barak Goodman -- episode 3. Finding an Achilles heel / directed by Chris Durrance and Barak Goodman.
Special features: Interview with the filmmakers -- Additional scenes.