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The Resource A raisin in the sun, Columbia Pictures ; producers, David Susskind and Philip Rose ; screenplay writer, Lorraine Hansberry ; director, Daniel Petrie, (videorecording)

A raisin in the sun, Columbia Pictures ; producers, David Susskind and Philip Rose ; screenplay writer, Lorraine Hansberry ; director, Daniel Petrie, (videorecording)

Label
A raisin in the sun
Title
A raisin in the sun
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures ; producers, David Susskind and Philip Rose ; screenplay writer, Lorraine Hansberry ; director, Daniel Petrie
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • chi
  • eng
  • kor
  • por
  • spa
  • tha
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Film of the award-winning play about a struggling black family living on Chicago's South Side and the impact of an unexpected insurance bequest. Each family member sees the bequest as the means of realizing dreams and of escape from grinding frustrations
Member of
Cataloging source
SGR
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music by Laurence Rosenthal ; director of photography, Charles Lawton, Jr. ; editors, William A. Lyon, Paul Weatherwax
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
English dialogue, with optional English, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean and Thai subtitles; Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.R159 1999
PerformerNote
Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, Ruby Dee, Diana Sands, Ivan Dixon, John Fiedler, Louis Gossett, Stephen Perry, Joel Fluellen, Louis Terkel, Roy Glenn
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1920-1987
  • 1921-2011
  • 1930-1965
  • 1931-2008
  • 1925-2005
  • 1936-
  • 1907-1990
  • 1912-2008
  • 1915-1971
  • 1926-
  • 1930-1965
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Susskind, David
  • Rose, Philip
  • Hansberry, Lorraine
  • Poitier, Sidney
  • McNeil, Claudia
  • Dee, Ruby
  • Sands, Diana
  • Dixon, Ivan
  • Fiedler, John
  • Gossett, Louis
  • Perry, Stephen
  • Fluellen, Joel
  • Terkel, Studs
  • Glenn, Roy
  • Petrie, Daniel
  • Rosenthal, Laurence
  • Hansberry, Lorraine
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation
  • Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
128
Series statement
Columbia classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hansberry, Lorraine
  • Minorities
  • African American families
  • Racism
  • Spanish language materials
  • Portugese language materials
  • Chinese language materials
  • Korean language materials
  • Thai language materials
  • DVDs
  • Minorías
  • Afronorteamericanos
  • Familia
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
A raisin in the sun, Columbia Pictures ; producers, David Susskind and Philip Rose ; screenplay writer, Lorraine Hansberry ; director, Daniel Petrie, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1961
  • Based on the stage play by Lorraine Hansberry, produced on the stage by Philip Rose and David J. Cogan
  • Special features: talent files, theatrical trailers
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Special features: Widescreen version ; Full screen version -- Production notes -- Interactive menus -- Talent files -- Theatrical trailer -- Bonus trailers -- Scene selections -- Language: English mono -- Subtitles: English, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean,Thai
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 128 min.)
Isbn
9780767828062
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396009196
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
00919
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm43778792
  • (OCoLC)43778792
System details
  • DVD-video; NTSC, Region 1 encoding; Dolby digital, mono; digitally remastered audio and anamorphic video
  • Dual-sided DVD. Widescreen version on one side; normal version ("formatted to fit your TV") on the other
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A raisin in the sun, Columbia Pictures ; producers, David Susskind and Philip Rose ; screenplay writer, Lorraine Hansberry ; director, Daniel Petrie, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1961
  • Based on the stage play by Lorraine Hansberry, produced on the stage by Philip Rose and David J. Cogan
  • Special features: talent files, theatrical trailers
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Special features: Widescreen version ; Full screen version -- Production notes -- Interactive menus -- Talent files -- Theatrical trailer -- Bonus trailers -- Scene selections -- Language: English mono -- Subtitles: English, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean,Thai
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 128 min.)
Isbn
9780767828062
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396009196
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
00919
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm43778792
  • (OCoLC)43778792
System details
  • DVD-video; NTSC, Region 1 encoding; Dolby digital, mono; digitally remastered audio and anamorphic video
  • Dual-sided DVD. Widescreen version on one side; normal version ("formatted to fit your TV") on the other
Video recording format
DVD
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