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The Resource Mo' better blues, Universal Pictures ; a 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee joint ; produced, written and directed by Spike Lee, (videorecording)

Mo' better blues, Universal Pictures ; a 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee joint ; produced, written and directed by Spike Lee, (videorecording)

Label
Mo' better blues
Title
Mo' better blues
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures ; a 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee joint ; produced, written and directed by Spike Lee
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • engspafre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Talented trumpeter Bleek Gilliam is obsessed by his music and indecisive about his girlfriends. But when he is forced to come to the aid of his manager and chilhood friend, Bleek finds his world more fragile than he ever imagined
Cataloging source
TXA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photographed by Ernest Dickerson ; editor, Sam Pollard ; original music score, Bill Lee ; performed by the Branford Marsalis Quartet, featuring Terence Blanchard
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English, Spanish or French language soundtracks (Dolby surround); closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, Wesley Snipes, Giancarlo Esposito, Robin Harris, Joie Lee, Bill Nunn, John Turturro, Dick Anthony Williams, Cynda Williams
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1928-
  • 1954-
  • 1962-
  • 1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lee, Spike
  • Lee, Bill
  • Blanchard, Terence
  • Washington, Denzel
  • Snipes, Wesley
  • Esposito, Giancarlo
  • Lee, Joie Susannah
  • Nunn, Bill
  • Turturro, John
  • Williams, Dick Anthony
  • Branford Marsalis Quartet
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Forty Acres & a Mule Filmworks
Runtime
130
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American musicians
  • Jazz musicians
  • Trumpet players
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Feature films
Technique
live action
Label
Mo' better blues, Universal Pictures ; a 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee joint ; produced, written and directed by Spike Lee, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Anamorphic Widescreen (1.78:1); dual-layer
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1990
  • Special features include: Scene selection ; production notes ; biographies and film highlights of the cast & filmmakers ; theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocm45904231
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
2 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (2 hrs, 10 min.)
Isbn
9780783252506
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192053627
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
20536
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) ADI-6780
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Mo' better blues, Universal Pictures ; a 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee joint ; produced, written and directed by Spike Lee, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Anamorphic Widescreen (1.78:1); dual-layer
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1990
  • Special features include: Scene selection ; production notes ; biographies and film highlights of the cast & filmmakers ; theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocm45904231
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
2 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (2 hrs, 10 min.)
Isbn
9780783252506
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192053627
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
20536
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) ADI-6780
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

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