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The Resource Do the right thing, a Universal release ; a Forty Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee joint ; produced, written and directed by Spike Lee, (videorecording)

Do the right thing, a Universal release ; a Forty Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee joint ; produced, written and directed by Spike Lee, (videorecording)

Label
Do the right thing
Title
Do the right thing
Statement of responsibility
a Universal release ; a Forty Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee joint ; produced, written and directed by Spike Lee
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The hottest day of the year explodes onscreen in this vibrant look at a day in the life of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. A portrait of urban racial tensions sparked controversy while earning popular and critical praise, "--Container
Member of
Cataloging source
BMC
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Do the right thing (Motion picture)
Credits note
Co-producer, Monty Ross ; production design, Wynn Thomas ; photographer, Ernest Dickerson ; editor, Barry Alexander Brown ; original music score, Bill Lee
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Danny Aiello (Sal), Ossie Davis (Da Mayor), Ruby Dee (Mother Sister), Richard Edson (Vito), Giancarlo Esposito (Buggin Out), Spike Lee (Mookie), Bull Nunn (Radio Raheem), John Turturro (Pino), Rosie Perez (Tina), Joie Lee (Jade), Sam Jackson (Mister SeƱor Love Daddy)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1962-
  • 1935-
  • 1957-
  • 1952-
  • 1943-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lee, Spike
  • Lee, Joie Susannah
  • Aiello, Danny
  • Davis, Ossie
  • Dee, Ruby
  • Edson, Richard
  • Esposito, Giancarlo
  • Nunn, Bill
  • Turturro, John
  • Perez, Rosie
  • Jackson, Samuel L
  • Dickerson, Ernest R.
  • Kilik, Jon
  • Brown, Barry Alexander
  • Bourne, St. Clair
  • Forty Acres & a Mule Filmworks
  • Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
0
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
97
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Feature films
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
  • Bedford-Stuyvesant (New York, N.Y.)
  • United States
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • African Americans
Technique
live action
Label
Do the right thing, a Universal release ; a Forty Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee joint ; produced, written and directed by Spike Lee, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of 1989 motion picture
  • "Director Approved special edition, "--Container
  • Special features, disc 1 (the movie): new widescreen digital transfer, enhanced for 16x9 televisions and approved by cinematographer Ernest Dickerson ; Dolby Digital surround and PCM stereo soundtracks ; audio commentary by director Spike Lee, Ernest Dickerson, production designer Wynn Thomas, and actor Joie Lee ; English subtitles ; optimal image quality: RSDL dual-layer edition
  • Special features, disc 2 (the supplement): new video introductions by Spike Lee ; St. Clair Bourne's 60-minute documentary "The Making of Do the Right Thing" ; Spike Lee and line producer Jon Kilik revisit the Bed-Stuy locations ; Public Enemy's video for "Fight the Power" directed by Spike Lee ; the 1989 Cannes Film Festival press conference with Spike Lee, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson, and Joie Lee ; Spike Lee's behind-the-scenes footage, from rehersal to wrap ; original storyboards for the riot sequence ; new video interview with editor Barry Brown ; theatrical trailer and tv spots
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm46335414
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 240 min.)
Isbn
9781559409100
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515011228
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC1561D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
  • DVD ; stereo ; surround sound ; digital transfer ; 1.85:1 aspect ratio
  • Audio track information, Disc 1: track 1, film soundtrack, PCM Stereo ; track 2, film soundtrack, Dolby Digital Surround ; track 3, commentary, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Do the right thing, a Universal release ; a Forty Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee joint ; produced, written and directed by Spike Lee, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of 1989 motion picture
  • "Director Approved special edition, "--Container
  • Special features, disc 1 (the movie): new widescreen digital transfer, enhanced for 16x9 televisions and approved by cinematographer Ernest Dickerson ; Dolby Digital surround and PCM stereo soundtracks ; audio commentary by director Spike Lee, Ernest Dickerson, production designer Wynn Thomas, and actor Joie Lee ; English subtitles ; optimal image quality: RSDL dual-layer edition
  • Special features, disc 2 (the supplement): new video introductions by Spike Lee ; St. Clair Bourne's 60-minute documentary "The Making of Do the Right Thing" ; Spike Lee and line producer Jon Kilik revisit the Bed-Stuy locations ; Public Enemy's video for "Fight the Power" directed by Spike Lee ; the 1989 Cannes Film Festival press conference with Spike Lee, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson, and Joie Lee ; Spike Lee's behind-the-scenes footage, from rehersal to wrap ; original storyboards for the riot sequence ; new video interview with editor Barry Brown ; theatrical trailer and tv spots
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm46335414
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 240 min.)
Isbn
9781559409100
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515011228
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC1561D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
  • DVD ; stereo ; surround sound ; digital transfer ; 1.85:1 aspect ratio
  • Audio track information, Disc 1: track 1, film soundtrack, PCM Stereo ; track 2, film soundtrack, Dolby Digital Surround ; track 3, commentary, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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