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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, (DVD)

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

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
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
  • In English or French with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.C656 2011b
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
Runtime
153
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dysfunctional families
  • African American women
  • African American women
  • Walker, Alice
  • Film adaptations
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Fiction films
  • Feature films
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, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Alice Walker
  • Originally released as a motion picture 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
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
DVDs, Dolby digital 5.1
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, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Alice Walker
  • Originally released as a motion picture 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
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
DVDs, Dolby digital 5.1
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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