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The Resource A soldier's story, Columbia Pictures presents a Norman Jewison Film ; screenplay by Charles Fuller ; produced by Norman Jewison, Ronald L. Schwary, Patrick Palmer ; directed by Norman Jewison

A soldier's story, Columbia Pictures presents a Norman Jewison Film ; screenplay by Charles Fuller ; produced by Norman Jewison, Ronald L. Schwary, Patrick Palmer ; directed by Norman Jewison

Label
A soldier's story
Title
A soldier's story
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures presents a Norman Jewison Film ; screenplay by Charles Fuller ; produced by Norman Jewison, Ronald L. Schwary, Patrick Palmer ; directed by Norman Jewison
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • chi
  • kor
  • por
  • spa
  • tha
  • eng
Summary
A black army attorney is sent to Fort Neal, Louisiana, near the end of World War II to investigate the murder of Sgt. Waters, a black man who despised his own roots
Cataloging source
ZCU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Russell Boyd; production design, Walter Scott Herndon; editors, Mark Warner, Caroline Biggerstaf; music, Herbie Hancock
Intended audience
Rated PG
Language note
In English (2-channel Dolby surround) with optional soundtrack in Spanish; optional subtitles in English, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, and Thai; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Howard E. Rollins, Jr., Adolph Caesar, Denzel Washington, Patti Labelle
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1926-
  • 1950-1996
  • 1933-1986
  • 1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jewison, Norman
  • Fuller, Charles
  • Schwary, Ronald L
  • Palmer, Patrick
  • Rollins, Howard E.
  • Caesar, Adolph
  • Washington, Denzel
  • Columbia Pictures
  • Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
101
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fuller, Charles
  • Racism
  • African American soldiers
  • Louisiana
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
A soldier's story, Columbia Pictures presents a Norman Jewison Film ; screenplay by Charles Fuller ; produced by Norman Jewison, Ronald L. Schwary, Patrick Palmer ; directed by Norman Jewison
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Double-sided disc containing widescreen (1.85:1) and full screen formats; Dolby digital; Region 1 encoding
  • Special features: production notes, "March to freedom" documentary narrated by Paul Winfield; director Norman Jewison's commentary; original theatrical trailer; bonus theatrical trailer
  • Based on the play: "A soldier's story" by Charles Fuller
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1984
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
Contents
[Side A]: widescreen version -- [Side B]: full screen version
Control code
445903
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Isbn
9780767824583
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396040892
Other physical details
sound, color, double sided
Publisher number
04089
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780767824583
  • (Sirsi) ADI-7045
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
A soldier's story, Columbia Pictures presents a Norman Jewison Film ; screenplay by Charles Fuller ; produced by Norman Jewison, Ronald L. Schwary, Patrick Palmer ; directed by Norman Jewison
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Double-sided disc containing widescreen (1.85:1) and full screen formats; Dolby digital; Region 1 encoding
  • Special features: production notes, "March to freedom" documentary narrated by Paul Winfield; director Norman Jewison's commentary; original theatrical trailer; bonus theatrical trailer
  • Based on the play: "A soldier's story" by Charles Fuller
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1984
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
Contents
[Side A]: widescreen version -- [Side B]: full screen version
Control code
445903
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Isbn
9780767824583
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396040892
Other physical details
sound, color, double sided
Publisher number
04089
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780767824583
  • (Sirsi) ADI-7045
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
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