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The Resource The Five Heartbeats, Twentieth Century Fox presents a film by Robert Townsend ; produced by Loretha C. Jones ; written by Robert Townsend & Keenen Ivory Wayans ; directed by Robert Townsend

The Five Heartbeats, Twentieth Century Fox presents a film by Robert Townsend ; produced by Loretha C. Jones ; written by Robert Townsend & Keenen Ivory Wayans ; directed by Robert Townsend

Label
The Five Heartbeats
Title
The Five Heartbeats
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Century Fox presents a film by Robert Townsend ; produced by Loretha C. Jones ; written by Robert Townsend & Keenen Ivory Wayans ; directed by Robert Townsend
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Film distributor
Film editor
Production company
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Five young friends are drawn together by music. Their dreams of fame and fortune take them from amateur nights in ghetto clubs to the pinnacle of show business success and personal tragedy. When the vocal group The Five Heartbeats get to the top of music world they learn the hard reality of the music industry
Cataloging source
GCD
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Bill Dill ; editor, John Carter ; original music score, Stanley Clarke
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: R; for language
  • Canadian Home Video rating: 14A
Language note
Original in English, dubbed French or Spanish dialogue with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
  • PN1997
  • PN1997
LC item number
  • .F575 2013
  • .F565 2013
PerformerNote
Robert Townsend, Michael Wright, Leon, Harry J. Lennix, Tico Wells, Harold Nicholas, Diahann Carroll
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1957-
  • 1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Townsend, Robert
  • Jones, Loretha C
  • Wayans, Keenen Ivory
  • Wright, Michael
  • Leon
  • Lennix, Harry J
  • Wells, Tico
  • Nicholas, Harold
  • Carroll, Diahann
  • Dill, Bill
  • Carter, John
  • Clarke, Stanley
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
121
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rhythm and blues music
  • Music trade
  • Musical groups
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The Five Heartbeats, Twentieth Century Fox presents a film by Robert Townsend ; produced by Loretha C. Jones ; written by Robert Townsend & Keenen Ivory Wayans ; directed by Robert Townsend
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1991
  • Special features: featurette, Robert Townsend profile, theatrical trailer & TV spots
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
Control code
ocn861708055
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 121 min.)
Isbn
9786309761705
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543225270
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2287338
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o861708055
  • (OCoLC)861708055
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital 4.0 surround or stereo, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation, region 1, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Five Heartbeats, Twentieth Century Fox presents a film by Robert Townsend ; produced by Loretha C. Jones ; written by Robert Townsend & Keenen Ivory Wayans ; directed by Robert Townsend
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1991
  • Special features: featurette, Robert Townsend profile, theatrical trailer & TV spots
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
Control code
ocn861708055
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 121 min.)
Isbn
9786309761705
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543225270
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2287338
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o861708055
  • (OCoLC)861708055
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital 4.0 surround or stereo, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation, region 1, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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