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The Resource The color purple, Warner Bros. presents a Steven Spielberg film ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Quincy Jones ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes ; directed by Steven Spielberg, (DVD videorecording)

The color purple, Warner Bros. presents a Steven Spielberg film ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Quincy Jones ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes ; directed by Steven Spielberg, (DVD videorecording)

Label
The color purple
Title
The color purple
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. presents a Steven Spielberg film ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Quincy Jones ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes ; directed by Steven Spielberg
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
The heart-wrenching story of a young black girl in the early 20th century who's forced into a brutal marriage and separated from her sister
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Allen Daviau ; production designer, J. Michael Riva ; editor, Michael Kahn ; music, Quincy Jones
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
Includes French dubbed version and subtitles in English, French and Spanish
PerformerNote
Danny Glover, Adolph Caesar, Margaret Avery, Rae Dawn Chong, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1954-
  • 1933-
  • d. 1986
  • 1955-
  • 1924 Apr. 17
  • 1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Spielberg, Steven
  • Kennedy, Kathleen
  • Marshall, Frank
  • Jones, Quincy
  • Meyjes, Menno
  • Glover, Danny
  • Caesar, Adolph
  • Avery, Margaret
  • Chong, Rae Dawn
  • Goldberg, Whoopi
  • Winfrey, Oprah
  • Daviau, Allen
  • Riva, J. Michael
  • Kahn, Michael
  • Walker, Alice
  • Warner Bros
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
154
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American women
  • Sisters
  • Feature films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • DVDs
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The color purple, Warner Bros. presents a Steven Spielberg film ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Quincy Jones ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes ; directed by Steven Spielberg, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Closed-captioned
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985
  • Based on the novel by Alice Walker
  • Special features: Disc one: Awards notes; theatrical trailers. Disc two: 4 all-new documentaries: Conversations with the ancestors: from book to screen; A collaboration of spirits: casting and acting; The color purple: the musical; and Cultivating a classic: the making of The color purple; storyboard and photo galleries
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (154 min.)
Isbn
9780790749877
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391831921
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
18319
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm51729025
  • 679350
  • 860724
  • 934419
System details
DVD, Dolby digital surround 5.1 or 2.0; widescreen
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The color purple, Warner Bros. presents a Steven Spielberg film ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Quincy Jones ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes ; directed by Steven Spielberg, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Closed-captioned
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985
  • Based on the novel by Alice Walker
  • Special features: Disc one: Awards notes; theatrical trailers. Disc two: 4 all-new documentaries: Conversations with the ancestors: from book to screen; A collaboration of spirits: casting and acting; The color purple: the musical; and Cultivating a classic: the making of The color purple; storyboard and photo galleries
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (154 min.)
Isbn
9780790749877
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391831921
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
18319
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm51729025
  • 679350
  • 860724
  • 934419
System details
DVD, Dolby digital surround 5.1 or 2.0; widescreen
Video recording format
DVD

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