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The Resource The watermelon woman, a film by Cheryl Dunye ; written and directed by Cheryl Dunye ; produced by Barry Swimar, Alexandra Juhasz

The watermelon woman, a film by Cheryl Dunye ; written and directed by Cheryl Dunye ; produced by Barry Swimar, Alexandra Juhasz

Label
The watermelon woman
Title
The watermelon woman
Statement of responsibility
a film by Cheryl Dunye ; written and directed by Cheryl Dunye ; produced by Barry Swimar, Alexandra Juhasz
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Cheryl, a young black woman in a video store, is making a documentary about an obscure black actress from the 1930's. When she discovers that the actress (known as "the Watermelon Woman") had a white lesbian lover, Cheryl just happens to fall in love with a very cute white woman herself!
Cataloging source
VHB
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography by Michelle Crenshaw ; edited by Annie Taylor ; original score, Paul Shapiro
PerformerNote
Cheryl Dunye, Guinevere Turner, Valarie Walker, Lisa Marie Bronson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dunye, Cheryl
  • Swimar, Barry
  • Juhasz, Alexandra
  • Turner, Guinevere
  • Dancing Girl Productions
  • First-Run Features (Firm)
Runtime
83
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American women motion picture producers and directors
  • Lesbian motion picture producers and directors
  • African American lesbians
  • Interracial dating
  • Lesbians
  • African American women in motion pictures
  • Lesbians in motion pictures
Technique
live action
Label
The watermelon woman, a film by Cheryl Dunye ; written and directed by Cheryl Dunye ; produced by Barry Swimar, Alexandra Juhasz
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1997
  • "Copyright 1997 Cheryl Dunye & Dancing Girl Productions, Inc."
  • Includes interview with Cheryl Dunye
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
511987
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (83 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
720229909273
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white
Publisher number
FRF 909273D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o45340581
  • (Sirsi) ADS-2792
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The watermelon woman, a film by Cheryl Dunye ; written and directed by Cheryl Dunye ; produced by Barry Swimar, Alexandra Juhasz
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1997
  • "Copyright 1997 Cheryl Dunye & Dancing Girl Productions, Inc."
  • Includes interview with Cheryl Dunye
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
511987
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (83 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
720229909273
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white
Publisher number
FRF 909273D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o45340581
  • (Sirsi) ADS-2792
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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