The Resource Coming to America, Paramount Pictures presents an Eddie Murphy production ; a Landis/Folsey film ; story by Eddie Murphy ; screenplay by David Sheffield & Barry W. Blaustein ; produced by George Folsey, Jr. and Robert D. Wachs ; directed by John Landis

Coming to America, Paramount Pictures presents an Eddie Murphy production ; a Landis/Folsey film ; story by Eddie Murphy ; screenplay by David Sheffield & Barry W. Blaustein ; produced by George Folsey, Jr. and Robert D. Wachs ; directed by John Landis

Label
Coming to America
Title
Coming to America
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures presents an Eddie Murphy production ; a Landis/Folsey film ; story by Eddie Murphy ; screenplay by David Sheffield & Barry W. Blaustein ; produced by George Folsey, Jr. and Robert D. Wachs ; directed by John Landis
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Actor
Film director
Film producer
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Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
An African Prince Akeem, who rebels against an arranged marriage and heads to America to find a new bride. Akeem's regal father agrees to allow the prince 40 days to roam the U.S., sending the prince's faithful retainer Semmi along to make sure nothing untoward happens. To avoid fortune hunters, Prince Akeem conceals his true identity and gets a 1Joe job2 at a fast-food restaurant
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Coming to America (Motion picture)
  • Coming to America (Motion picture)
  • Coming to America (Motion picture)
Credits note
Music score by Nile Rodgers
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English, French or Spanish dialogue; English, French or Spanish subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.C665 2018
PerformerNote
Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones, John Amos, Madge Sinclair, Shari Headley
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1948-
  • 1950-
  • 1961-
  • 1939-
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  • Folsey, George
  • Wachs, Robert D.
  • Sheffield, David
  • Blaustein, Barry W.
  • Landis, John
  • Murphy, Eddie
  • Hall, Arsenio
  • Jones, James Earl
  • Amos, John
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Eddie Murphy Productions
Runtime
116
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Princes
  • Fast food restaurants
  • Food service employees
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Queens (New York, N.Y.)
  • Fast food restaurants
  • Food service employees
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Princes
  • Africa
  • New York (State)
  • New York (State)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Coming to America, Paramount Pictures presents an Eddie Murphy production ; a Landis/Folsey film ; story by Eddie Murphy ; screenplay by David Sheffield & Barry W. Blaustein ; produced by George Folsey, Jr. and Robert D. Wachs ; directed by John Landis
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from disc label
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1988
  • Special features: Prince-ipal photography, the coming together of America; Fit for Akeem, the costumes of Coming to America; Character building, the many faces of Rick Baker; Composing America, the musical talents of Nile Rodgers; A vintage sit-down with Eddie and Arsenio; photo gallery
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
on1045072401
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
30th anniversary edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032429306517
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
59197126000
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1045072401
System details
Blu-ray, 1080p High Definition wide screen; 5.1 Dolby digital (English), 2.0 Dolby digital (French), Dolby digital mono (Spanish); requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Coming to America, Paramount Pictures presents an Eddie Murphy production ; a Landis/Folsey film ; story by Eddie Murphy ; screenplay by David Sheffield & Barry W. Blaustein ; produced by George Folsey, Jr. and Robert D. Wachs ; directed by John Landis
Publication
Note
  • Title from disc label
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1988
  • Special features: Prince-ipal photography, the coming together of America; Fit for Akeem, the costumes of Coming to America; Character building, the many faces of Rick Baker; Composing America, the musical talents of Nile Rodgers; A vintage sit-down with Eddie and Arsenio; photo gallery
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
on1045072401
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
30th anniversary edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032429306517
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
59197126000
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1045072401
System details
Blu-ray, 1080p High Definition wide screen; 5.1 Dolby digital (English), 2.0 Dolby digital (French), Dolby digital mono (Spanish); requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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