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Prescription thugs [videorecording] / a film by Chris Bell ; Samuel Goldwyn Films, TheBlaze Documentary Films, Wild West Productions, Go Go Luckey! Entertainment and Naked Edge Films present ; directed by Chris Bell ; produced by Daniel J. Chalfen, Chris Bell, G.B. Young ; written by Josh Alexander ; co-directed by Josh Alexander, G.B. Young.

Bell, Christopher (Chris), (film director,, film producer.). Alexander, Josh, (screenwriter.). Goodman, Joel (Joel Scott), (composer (expression)). Young, G. B. (Greg B.), 1970- (film producer,, cinematographer,, editor of moving image work.). Chalfen, Daniel J., (film producer.). Sakoda, Ryan, (interviewee.). Wiese, Matt, (interviewee.). Leben, Chris, 1980- (interviewee.). Bell, Mike, 1971-2008 (interviewee.). Goodman, Joel (Joel Scott), (composer.). Naked Edge Films (Firm), (production company.). Blaze Documentary Films, (production company.). Wild West Productions, (production company.). Go Go Luckey Productions, (production company.). Samuel Goldwyn Films (Firm), (film distributor.). Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc., (publisher.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Summary:

Investigates the pharmaceutical industry's role in the epidemic of prescription drug addiction, focusing on the case of the filmmaker Chris Bell's brother Mike, a professional wrestler whose death was related to drugs he had been prescribed.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library DVD 338.476151 PRE (Text) 33892100393637 Adult DVDs DVD None 07/25/2016 Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Beverly Hills, California] : Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Program content: ©2015.
Widescreen (1.78:1).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music by Joel Goodman ; cinematography and editing by G.B. Young.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator/interviewer, Chris Bell ; interviewees Ryan Sakoda, Matt Wiese, Chris Leben, Mike Bell.
Summary, etc.:
Investigates the pharmaceutical industry's role in the epidemic of prescription drug addiction, focusing on the case of the filmmaker Chris Bell's brother Mike, a professional wrestler whose death was related to drugs he had been prescribed.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1 aspect ratio); Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note:
In English with optional Spanish subtitles; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject: Pharmaceutical industry.
Pharmaceutical industry > Corrupt practices > Case studies.
Drugs > Marketing > Moral and ethical aspects.
Diseases > Economic aspects.
Bell, Mike, 1971-2008 > Health.
Medication abuse.
Diseases > Economic aspects.
Drugs > Marketing > Moral and ethical aspects.
Pharmaceutical industry.
Pharmaceutical industry > Corrupt practices.
Genre: Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Case studies.
Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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