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The Resource True blood, The complete first season, HBO Entertainment ; producer, Alexander Woo ; produced by Carol Dunn Trussell ; executive producer, Alan Ball ; created by Alan Ball ; Your Face Goes Here Entertainment ; a presentation of Home Box Office

True blood, The complete first season, HBO Entertainment ; producer, Alexander Woo ; produced by Carol Dunn Trussell ; executive producer, Alan Ball ; created by Alan Ball ; Your Face Goes Here Entertainment ; a presentation of Home Box Office

Label
True blood, The complete first season
Title
True blood
Title number
The complete first season
Statement of responsibility
HBO Entertainment ; producer, Alexander Woo ; produced by Carol Dunn Trussell ; executive producer, Alan Ball ; created by Alan Ball ; Your Face Goes Here Entertainment ; a presentation of Home Box Office
Title variation
True blood
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Creator
Director
Director of photography
Distributor
Editor of moving image work
Producer
Production company
Production designer
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • por
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The small town of Bon Temps, Louisiana, boasts a wide array of colorful locals. Sookie Stackhouse is a sweet and innocent waitress who hides her powerful ability to read minds. Bill Compton is a 173 year-old vampire who's just moved back to town. Sookie's brother Jason is a ladies' man who can't seem to stay out of trouble. Tough-as-nails Tara is Sookie's loyal best friend and Sam is the owner of Merlotte's who tries to keep his feelings for Sookie to himself. Lafayette is a man about town who's always cooking up something illicit
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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True blood (Television program)
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Credits note
Music by Nathan Barr ; edited by Andy Keir, Michael Ruscio, Peter B. Ellis ; production designer, Suzuki Ingerslev ; director of photography, Checco Varese, Matthew Jensen, Amy Vincent, Romeo Tirone, John Aronson
Dewey number
791.45/72
Language note
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue with optional English, French, Brazilian Portuguese or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English
LC call number
PN1992.77
LC item number
.T78 2009
PerformerNote
Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell, Ryan Kwanten, Rutina Wesley, Chris Bauer, Nelsan Ellis, Jim Parrack, Adina Porter, Carrie Preston, Michael Raymond-James, William Sanderson, Alexander Skarsgård ; guest stars, Lynn Collins, Lois Smith, Lizzy Caplan, Stephen Root
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  • Ball, Alan
  • Woo, Alexander
  • Trussell, Carol
  • Dahl, John
  • Gomez, Nick
  • Hemingway, Anthony
  • Lehmann, Michael
  • Minahan, Daniel
  • Oliver, Nancy
  • Siega, Marcos
  • Winant, Scott
  • Buckner, Brian
  • Offutt, Chris
  • Tucker, Raelle
  • Barr, Nathan
  • Varese, Checco
  • Jensen, Matthew
  • Vincent, Amelia
  • Tirone, Romeo
  • Aronson, John B.
  • Ingerslev, Suzuki
  • Keir, Andy
  • Ruscio, Michael
  • Ellis, Peter B.
  • Paquin, Anna
  • Moyer, Stephen
  • Trammell, Sam
  • Kwanten, Ryan
  • Wesley, Rutina
  • Bauer, Chris
  • Ellis, Nelsan
  • Parrack, Jim
  • Porter, Adina
  • Preston, Carrie
  • Raymond-James, Michael
  • Sanderson, William
  • Skarsgård, Alexander
  • Collins, Lynn
  • Smith, Lois
  • Caplan, Lizzy
  • Root, Stephen
  • Harris, Charlaine
  • HBO Entertainment (Firm)
  • Your Face Goes Here Entertainment (Firm)
  • Home Box Office (Firm)
  • HBO Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
642
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  • Harris, Charlaine
  • Stackhouse, Sookie (Fictitious character)
  • Vampires
  • Waitresses
  • Bars (Drinking establishments)
  • Blood
  • Vampiros
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
True blood, The complete first season, HBO Entertainment ; producer, Alexander Woo ; produced by Carol Dunn Trussell ; executive producer, Alan Ball ; created by Alan Ball ; Your Face Goes Here Entertainment ; a presentation of Home Box Office
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Title from title screens
  • Based on the Sookie Stackhouse novels by Charlaine Harris
  • Originally broadcast on HBO television during the 2008 season
  • Contains all 12 episodes from the first season
  • Special features: (Disc 1) Commentary on Strange love by Alan Ball; Commentary on The first taste by Anna Paquin, Scott Winant. (Disc 2) Commentary on Escape from Dragon House by Brian Buckner, Michael Lehmann. (Disc 3) Commentary on Sparks fly out by Stephen Moyer, Dan Minihan; Commentary on Burning house of love by Marcos Siega. (Disc 5) Commentary on To love is to bury by Nancy Oliver; "Tru blood beverage ads" American or French mock beverage ads; "Vampire service ads" V-date, Hotel or Lawyer mock ads; "Public service announcements: both pro- and anti-vampire rights" mock PSA; "In focus: vampires in America" mock-u-mentary
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. Episode 1:
  • Strange love
  • (59 min.)
  • written and directed by Alan Ball
  • Episode 2:
  • The first taste
  • (54 min.)
  • written by Alan Ball ; directed by Scott Winant
  • Disc 2. Episode 3:
  • Mine
  • (52 min.)
  • written by Alan Ball ; directed by John Dahl
  • Episode 4:
  • Escape from Dragon House
  • (50 min.)
  • written by Brian Buckner ; directed by Michael Lehmann
  • Episode 7:
  • Burning house of love
  • (53 min.)
  • written by Chris Offutt ; directed by Marcos Siega
  • Disc 3. Episode 5:
  • Sparks fly out
  • (55 min.)
  • written by Alexander Woo ; directed by Dan Minahan
  • Episode 6:
  • Cold ground
  • (52 min.)
  • written by Raelle Tucker ; directed by Nick Gomez
  • Episode 10:
  • I don't wanna know
  • (50 min.)
  • written by Chris Offutt ; directed by Scott Winant
  • Disc 4. Episode 8:
  • The fourth man in the fire
  • (56 min.)
  • written by Alexander Woo ; directed by Michael Lehmann
  • Episode 9:
  • Plaisir d'amour
  • (54 min.)
  • written by Brian Buckner ; directed by Anthony M. Hemingway
  • Disc 5. Episode 11:
  • To love is to bury
  • (54 min.)
  • written and directed by Nancy Oliver
  • Episode 12:
  • You'll be the death of me
  • (53 min.)
  • written by Raelle Tucker ; directed by Alan Ball
Control code
ocn303682189
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
5 videodiscs (642 min.)
Isbn
9786312801948
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy.
Other control number
883929048830
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • 1000045477
  • 4000018035
  • 2000007117
  • 2000007118
  • 2000007119
  • 2000007230
  • 2000007233
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)303682189
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.78:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
True blood, The complete first season, HBO Entertainment ; producer, Alexander Woo ; produced by Carol Dunn Trussell ; executive producer, Alan Ball ; created by Alan Ball ; Your Face Goes Here Entertainment ; a presentation of Home Box Office
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Title from title screens
  • Based on the Sookie Stackhouse novels by Charlaine Harris
  • Originally broadcast on HBO television during the 2008 season
  • Contains all 12 episodes from the first season
  • Special features: (Disc 1) Commentary on Strange love by Alan Ball; Commentary on The first taste by Anna Paquin, Scott Winant. (Disc 2) Commentary on Escape from Dragon House by Brian Buckner, Michael Lehmann. (Disc 3) Commentary on Sparks fly out by Stephen Moyer, Dan Minihan; Commentary on Burning house of love by Marcos Siega. (Disc 5) Commentary on To love is to bury by Nancy Oliver; "Tru blood beverage ads" American or French mock beverage ads; "Vampire service ads" V-date, Hotel or Lawyer mock ads; "Public service announcements: both pro- and anti-vampire rights" mock PSA; "In focus: vampires in America" mock-u-mentary
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. Episode 1:
  • Strange love
  • (59 min.)
  • written and directed by Alan Ball
  • Episode 2:
  • The first taste
  • (54 min.)
  • written by Alan Ball ; directed by Scott Winant
  • Disc 2. Episode 3:
  • Mine
  • (52 min.)
  • written by Alan Ball ; directed by John Dahl
  • Episode 4:
  • Escape from Dragon House
  • (50 min.)
  • written by Brian Buckner ; directed by Michael Lehmann
  • Episode 7:
  • Burning house of love
  • (53 min.)
  • written by Chris Offutt ; directed by Marcos Siega
  • Disc 3. Episode 5:
  • Sparks fly out
  • (55 min.)
  • written by Alexander Woo ; directed by Dan Minahan
  • Episode 6:
  • Cold ground
  • (52 min.)
  • written by Raelle Tucker ; directed by Nick Gomez
  • Episode 10:
  • I don't wanna know
  • (50 min.)
  • written by Chris Offutt ; directed by Scott Winant
  • Disc 4. Episode 8:
  • The fourth man in the fire
  • (56 min.)
  • written by Alexander Woo ; directed by Michael Lehmann
  • Episode 9:
  • Plaisir d'amour
  • (54 min.)
  • written by Brian Buckner ; directed by Anthony M. Hemingway
  • Disc 5. Episode 11:
  • To love is to bury
  • (54 min.)
  • written and directed by Nancy Oliver
  • Episode 12:
  • You'll be the death of me
  • (53 min.)
  • written by Raelle Tucker ; directed by Alan Ball
Control code
ocn303682189
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
5 videodiscs (642 min.)
Isbn
9786312801948
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy.
Other control number
883929048830
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • 1000045477
  • 4000018035
  • 2000007117
  • 2000007118
  • 2000007119
  • 2000007230
  • 2000007233
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)303682189
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.78:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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