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

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

Label
The Blues Brothers
Title
The Blues Brothers
Statement of responsibility
a Universal picture ; written by Dan Aykroyd and John Landis ; produced by Robert K. Weiss ; directed by John Landis
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Jake and Elwood Blues, two hoodlum brothers searching for redemption, set out to locate and reenlist the members of their defunct rhythm and blues band in order to raise some honest money
Cataloging source
MDK
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Stephen M. Katz ; editor, George Folsey, Jr. ; choreographer, Carelton Johnson ; music, Ira Newborn
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rated R
Language note
  • Closed-captioned
  • In English with optional Spanish and French subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.B6786 1998
PerformerNote
John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, James Brown, Cab Calloway, Ray Charles, Carrie Fisher, Aretha Franklin, Henry Gibson, The Blues Brothers Band
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1950-
  • 1933-2006
  • 1907-1994
  • 1930-2004
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Aykroyd, Dan
  • Landis, John
  • Weiss, Robert K
  • Belushi, John
  • Brown, James
  • Calloway, Cab
  • Charles, Ray
  • Fisher, Carrie
  • Franklin, Aretha
  • Gibson, Henry
  • Universal Pictures Corporation
  • Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
  • Blues Brothers Band
Runtime
148
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hoodlums
  • Rock groups
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The Blues Brothers, a Universal picture ; written by Dan Aykroyd and John Landis ; produced by Robert K. Weiss ; directed by John Landis, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1980
  • Includes 12 min. of footage that was not in the theatrical release
  • Special features: Bonus materials ; Includes The story behind the making of The Blues Brothers ; production photographs, production notes, and original theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm39866374
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's ed. ; Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (148 min.)
Isbn
9780783228044
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192029929
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
20299
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 609811
  • 96700726
System details
  • DVD
  • NTSC, region 1 ; Anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) ; Dolby surround, 5.1 surround ; dual layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Blues Brothers, a Universal picture ; written by Dan Aykroyd and John Landis ; produced by Robert K. Weiss ; directed by John Landis, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1980
  • Includes 12 min. of footage that was not in the theatrical release
  • Special features: Bonus materials ; Includes The story behind the making of The Blues Brothers ; production photographs, production notes, and original theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm39866374
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's ed. ; Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (148 min.)
Isbn
9780783228044
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192029929
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
20299
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 609811
  • 96700726
System details
  • DVD
  • NTSC, region 1 ; Anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) ; Dolby surround, 5.1 surround ; dual layer
Video recording format
DVD

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