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The Resource The color purple, a Warner Bros. & Amblin production ; produced by Steven Spielberg [and others] ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes ; directed by Steven Spielberg, (videorecording)

The color purple, a Warner Bros. & Amblin production ; produced by Steven Spielberg [and others] ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes ; directed by Steven Spielberg, (videorecording)

Label
The color purple
Title
The color purple
Statement of responsibility
a Warner Bros. & Amblin production ; produced by Steven Spielberg [and others] ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes ; directed by Steven Spielberg
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Set in the early 1900s, tells the story of Celie, a poor black Southern woman, whose friendship with two women helps her overcome the brutality of her father and husband
Cataloging source
JBO
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.45/75
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
  • In English or French with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1992.77
LC item number
.C656 2011
PerformerNote
Whoopie Goldberg, Danny Glover, Adolph Caesar, Margaret Avery, Rae Dawn Chong, Oprah Winfrey
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1955-
  • 1933-1986
  • 1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Spielberg, Steven
  • Goldberg, Whoopi
  • Glover, Danny
  • Caesar, Adolph
  • Walker, Alice
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
153
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dysfunctional families
  • African American women
  • African American women
  • Walker, Alice
  • Walker, Alice
  • African American women
  • African American women
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Southern States
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The color purple, a Warner Bros. & Amblin production ; produced by Steven Spielberg [and others] ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes ; directed by Steven Spielberg, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Alice Walker
  • Originally broadcast in 1985
  • Features: awards notes, theatrical trailers, Conversations with ancestors : from book to screen, A collaboration of spirits : casting and acting, Cultivating a classic : the making of The color purple, The color purple : the musical, storyboard, photo galleries
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn741135393
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Special ed., anamorphic widescreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (153 min.)
Isbn
9780780663282
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 883929149247
  • 00883929149247
Other physical details
sd., color
Publisher number
1000161653
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)741135393
System details
DVD, Widescreen; Dolby digital 5.1; Region 1; Dual layer
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The color purple, a Warner Bros. & Amblin production ; produced by Steven Spielberg [and others] ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes ; directed by Steven Spielberg, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Alice Walker
  • Originally broadcast in 1985
  • Features: awards notes, theatrical trailers, Conversations with ancestors : from book to screen, A collaboration of spirits : casting and acting, Cultivating a classic : the making of The color purple, The color purple : the musical, storyboard, photo galleries
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn741135393
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Special ed., anamorphic widescreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (153 min.)
Isbn
9780780663282
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 883929149247
  • 00883929149247
Other physical details
sd., color
Publisher number
1000161653
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)741135393
System details
DVD, Widescreen; Dolby digital 5.1; Region 1; Dual layer
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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