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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, (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, (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
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • 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
BIB
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
  • Closed-captioned
  • Includes French dubbed version and subtitles in English, French and Spanish
LC call number
PS3573.A425
LC item number
C6 2007
PerformerNote
Cast: Danny Glover, Adolph Caesar, Margaret Avery, Rae Dawn Chong, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1954-
  • 1933-
  • 1933-1986
  • 1955-
  • 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
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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985
  • Based on the novel by Alice Walker
  • Special features include production notes, theatrical trailers
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn132781481
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodiscs (154 min.)
Isbn
9781419855092
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391163107
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
116310
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1121527
  • (OCoLC)132781481
System details
DVD, Dolby Digital; stereo; 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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985
  • Based on the novel by Alice Walker
  • Special features include production notes, theatrical trailers
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn132781481
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodiscs (154 min.)
Isbn
9781419855092
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391163107
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
116310
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1121527
  • (OCoLC)132781481
System details
DVD, Dolby Digital; stereo; widescreen
Video recording format
DVD

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