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The Resource Purple rain, Warner Bros. Pictures directed by Albert Magnoli ; written by Albert Magnoli & William Blinn ; producered by Robert Cavallo, Joseph Ruffalo, Steven Fargnoli ; director, Albert Magnoli, (DVD)

Purple rain, Warner Bros. Pictures directed by Albert Magnoli ; written by Albert Magnoli & William Blinn ; producered by Robert Cavallo, Joseph Ruffalo, Steven Fargnoli ; director, Albert Magnoli, (DVD)

Label
Purple rain
Title
Purple rain
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures directed by Albert Magnoli ; written by Albert Magnoli & William Blinn ; producered by Robert Cavallo, Joseph Ruffalo, Steven Fargnoli ; director, Albert Magnoli
Contributor
Actor
Director
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film distributor
Producer
Production company
Production designer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Prince stars as "The Kid," a Minneapolis club musician, who struggles with both a tumultuous homelife and his own smoldering anger while taking refuge in his music and his steamy love for sultry Apollonia Kotero. Semi-autobiographical
Member of
Awards note
Academy Award winner (1984) Best Music, Original Song Score (Prince)
Cataloging source
JJG
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Original songs composed and produced by Prince; additional music by Michel Colombier and John L. Nelson; cinematography by Donald E. Thorin; film editing by Albert Magnoli and Ken Robinson; production design by Ward Preston; set decoration by Anne McCulley; costume design by Marie France ; director of photography, Donald E. Thorin ; film editor, Albert Magnoli ; clothes by Louis and Vaughn Marie-France ; music score by Michel Colombier
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
In English with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.M86
LC item number
P87 1997
PerformerNote
Prince (the Kid); Apollonia Kotero (Apollonia); Morris Day (Morris); Olga Karlatos (mother); Clarence Williams III (father); Jerome Benton (Jerome); Billy Sparks (Billy); Jill Jones (Jill); Charles Huntsberry (Chick); Dez Dickerson (Dez); Brenda Bennett (Brenda); Susan Moonsie (Susan); Sandra Claire Gershman (beautiful babe); Kim Upsher (Kim) ; Wendy, Bobby Z., Lisa Coleman, Matt Fink, Brown Mark
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1949-2001
  • 1939-
  • 1962-
  • 1975-
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  • Magnoli, Albert
  • Cavallo, Robert
  • Ruffalo, Joseph
  • Fargnoli, Steven
  • Blinn, William
  • Thorin, Donald E
  • Prince
  • Colombier, Michel
  • Preston, Ward
  • France, Marie
  • Apollonia
  • Day, Morris
  • Karlatos, Olga
  • Williams, Clarence
  • Benton, Jerome
  • Sparks, Bill
  • Jones, Jill Marie
  • Melvoin, Wendy
  • Coleman, Lisa
  • Fink, Matt
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
111
Series statement
Academy Award Nominee 1984
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  • Musicians
  • Rock music
  • Bands (Music)
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Musical films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Biographical films
  • Rock films
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Purple rain, Warner Bros. Pictures directed by Albert Magnoli ; written by Albert Magnoli & William Blinn ; producered by Robert Cavallo, Joseph Ruffalo, Steven Fargnoli ; director, Albert Magnoli, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1984
  • Special features: Production notes; Fillimited credits; production notes
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
ocm37704162
Dimensions
4 3/4 in..
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Standard version.
Extent
1 videodisc (111 min.)
Isbn
9780790731537
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 00883929578900
  • 085391139829
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
11398
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)37704162
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Purple rain, Warner Bros. Pictures directed by Albert Magnoli ; written by Albert Magnoli & William Blinn ; producered by Robert Cavallo, Joseph Ruffalo, Steven Fargnoli ; director, Albert Magnoli, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1984
  • Special features: Production notes; Fillimited credits; production notes
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
ocm37704162
Dimensions
4 3/4 in..
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Standard version.
Extent
1 videodisc (111 min.)
Isbn
9780790731537
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 00883929578900
  • 085391139829
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
11398
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)37704162
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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