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The Resource The color purple, Warner Brothers presents a Steven Spielberg film & Amblin production ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes ; directed by Steven Spielberg, (videorecording)

The color purple, Warner Brothers presents a Steven Spielberg film & Amblin production ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes ; directed by Steven Spielberg, (videorecording)

Label
The color purple
Title
The color purple
Statement of responsibility
Warner Brothers presents a Steven Spielberg film & Amblin production ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes ; directed by Steven Spielberg
Title variation
Colour purple
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A black Southern woman (Whoopi Goldberg) struggles to find her identity after suffering years of abuse from her father and others over 40 years
Awards note
  • ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards, 1987: ASCAP Award, Top Box office Films
  • Director's Guild of America Awards, 1986: Best director
  • Golden Globe Awards, 1985: Best actress, drama (Goldberg)
Cataloging source
lbi
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Allen Daviau ; production designer, J. Michael Riva ; editor, Michael Kahn ; music, Quincy Jones ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Quincy Jones
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A
Language note
English or French audio; English, French or Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
Danny Glover, Adolph Caesar, Margaret Avery, Rae Dawn Chong, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey
Runtime
154
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The color purple, Warner Brothers presents a Steven Spielberg film & Amblin production ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes ; directed by Steven Spielberg, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based upon the novel by Alice Walker
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985
  • Special features (on side B) include production notes, theatrical trailers
  • Title from container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (154 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929234691
Other physical details
sound, colour
Publisher number
3000042388
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • av00299427
  • 303235
System details
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround (English soundtrack), Dolby digital stereo (French soundtrack) ; region 1
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The color purple, Warner Brothers presents a Steven Spielberg film & Amblin production ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes ; directed by Steven Spielberg, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based upon the novel by Alice Walker
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985
  • Special features (on side B) include production notes, theatrical trailers
  • Title from container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (154 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929234691
Other physical details
sound, colour
Publisher number
3000042388
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • av00299427
  • 303235
System details
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround (English soundtrack), Dolby digital stereo (French soundtrack) ; region 1
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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