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The Resource The Blues Brothers, a Universal picture ; produced by Robert K. Weiss ; written by Dan Aykroyd and John Landis ; directed by John Landis, (DVD videorecording)

The Blues Brothers, a Universal picture ; produced by Robert K. Weiss ; written by Dan Aykroyd and John Landis ; directed by John Landis, (DVD videorecording)

Label
The Blues Brothers
Title
The Blues Brothers
Statement of responsibility
a Universal picture ; produced by Robert K. Weiss ; written by Dan Aykroyd and John Landis ; directed by John Landis
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
After Jake Blues is released from prison, he and brother Elwood go to visit the old home where they were raised by nuns. They learn the church is no longer supporting the institution and will sell the place to the education authority. The only way to keep the place open is if the $5000 tax on the property is paid within the next 11 days. The brothers want to help and decide to put their blues band back together and raise the money by staging a big show. As they set off on their "mission from God" they seem to make more enemies than friends along the way
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Stephen M. Katz ; music, Elmer Bernstein ; editor, George Folsey, Jr
Intended audience
Not rated (Extended version); R (Theatrical version)
Language note
  • Extended version: English dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
  • Theatrical version: English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, James Brown, Cab Calloway, Ray Charles, Carrie Fisher, Aretha Franklin, Henry Gibson, Steve Cropper, Donald Dunn, John Candy, Kathleen Freeman, Steve Lawrence
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1950-
  • 1933-2006
  • 1907-1994
  • 1930-2004
  • 1941-2012
  • 1919-2001
  • 1935-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Landis, John
  • Weiss, Robert K
  • Belushi, John
  • Aykroyd, Dan
  • Brown, James
  • Calloway, Cab
  • Charles, Ray
  • Fisher, Carrie
  • Franklin, Aretha
  • Gibson, Henry
  • Cropper, Steve
  • Dunn, Donald
  • Candy, John
  • Freeman, Kathleen
  • Lawrence, Steve
  • Katz, Stephen M
  • Folsey, George
  • Bernstein, Elmer
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
Runtime
281
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Blues musicians
  • Ex-convicts
  • Fugitives from justice
  • Brothers
  • Blues (Music)
  • Fund raising
  • Road films
  • Comedy films
  • Musical films
  • Feature films
  • Chicago (Ill.)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The Blues Brothers, a Universal picture ; produced by Robert K. Weiss ; written by Dan Aykroyd and John Landis ; directed by John Landis, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 25th anniversary ed
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1980
  • Special features: Side A - Extended version (2 hrs. 28 min.) ; stories behind the making-of "The Blues Brothers"; musical highlights. Side B - Theatrical version (2 hrs 13 min.) ; introduction to the film by Dan Aykroyd; going rounds: a day on the "Blues Brothers" tour; transposing the music; remembering John; musical highlights; production notes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
side A. Theatrical release, stories behind the making on the movie, musical highlights -- side B: Introduction by Dan Aykroyd, Remembering John, production notes
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (148 min. ; 133 min.)
Isbn
9781417034741
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192674426
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
26744
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)61315711
  • (OCoLC)ocm61315711
  • 643589
System details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround (Extended time), Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo. (Theatrical time)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Blues Brothers, a Universal picture ; produced by Robert K. Weiss ; written by Dan Aykroyd and John Landis ; directed by John Landis, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • 25th anniversary ed
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1980
  • Special features: Side A - Extended version (2 hrs. 28 min.) ; stories behind the making-of "The Blues Brothers"; musical highlights. Side B - Theatrical version (2 hrs 13 min.) ; introduction to the film by Dan Aykroyd; going rounds: a day on the "Blues Brothers" tour; transposing the music; remembering John; musical highlights; production notes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
side A. Theatrical release, stories behind the making on the movie, musical highlights -- side B: Introduction by Dan Aykroyd, Remembering John, production notes
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (148 min. ; 133 min.)
Isbn
9781417034741
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192674426
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
26744
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)61315711
  • (OCoLC)ocm61315711
  • 643589
System details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround (Extended time), Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo. (Theatrical time)
Video recording format
DVD

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