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The Resource The Five Heartbeats, Twentieth Century Fox presents a film by Robert Townsend ; produced by Loretha C. Jones ; written by Robert Townsend & Keenen Ivory Wayans ; directed by Robert Townsend, (DVD)

The Five Heartbeats, Twentieth Century Fox presents a film by Robert Townsend ; produced by Loretha C. Jones ; written by Robert Townsend & Keenen Ivory Wayans ; directed by Robert Townsend, (DVD)

Label
The Five Heartbeats
Title
The Five Heartbeats
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Century Fox presents a film by Robert Townsend ; produced by Loretha C. Jones ; written by Robert Townsend & Keenen Ivory Wayans ; directed by Robert Townsend
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Five young friends are drawn together by music. Their dreams of fame and fortune take them from amateur nights in ghetto clubs to the pinnacle of show business success and personal tragedy. When the vocal group The Five Heartbeats get to the top of music world they learn the hard reality of the music industry
Cataloging source
GCD
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Bill Dill ; editor, John Carter ; original music score, Stanley Clarke
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: R; for language
  • Canadian Home Video rating: 14A
Language note
Original English, dubbed French or Spanish dialogue with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.F575 2013
PerformerNote
Robert Townsend, Michael Wright, Leon, Harry J. Lennix, Tico Wells, Harold Nicholas, Diahann Carroll
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1957-
  • 1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Townsend, Robert
  • Jones, Loretha C
  • Wayans, Keenen Ivory
  • Wright, Michael
  • Leon
  • Lennix, Harry J
  • Wells, Tico
  • Nicholas, Harold
  • Carroll, Diahann
  • Dill, Bill
  • Carter, John
  • Clarke, Stanley
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
121
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rhythm and blues music
  • Music trade
  • Musical groups
  • Musical films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The Five Heartbeats, Twentieth Century Fox presents a film by Robert Townsend ; produced by Loretha C. Jones ; written by Robert Townsend & Keenen Ivory Wayans ; directed by Robert Townsend, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1991
  • Special features: featurette, Robert Townsend profile, theatrical trailer & tv spots
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn861708055
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 121 min.)
Isbn
9786309761705
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543225270
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2287338
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)861708055
System details
DVD; Dolby digital 4.0 surround or stereo, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation, egion 1, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Five Heartbeats, Twentieth Century Fox presents a film by Robert Townsend ; produced by Loretha C. Jones ; written by Robert Townsend & Keenen Ivory Wayans ; directed by Robert Townsend, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1991
  • Special features: featurette, Robert Townsend profile, theatrical trailer & tv spots
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn861708055
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 121 min.)
Isbn
9786309761705
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543225270
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2287338
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)861708055
System details
DVD; Dolby digital 4.0 surround or stereo, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation, egion 1, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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