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The Resource A raisin in the sun, Columbia Pictures ; producers, David Susskind and Philip Rose ; screenplay writer, Lorraine Hansberry ; director, Daniel Petrie, (videorecording)

A raisin in the sun, Columbia Pictures ; producers, David Susskind and Philip Rose ; screenplay writer, Lorraine Hansberry ; director, Daniel Petrie, (videorecording)

Label
A raisin in the sun
Title
A raisin in the sun
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures ; producers, David Susskind and Philip Rose ; screenplay writer, Lorraine Hansberry ; director, Daniel Petrie
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Film of the award-winning play about a struggling black family living on Chicago's South Side and the impact of an unexpected insurance bequest. Each family member sees the bequest as the means of realizing dreams and of escape from grinding frustrations
Cataloging source
STE
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music by Laurence Rosenthal
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Audio: English (mono). Subtitles: English, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, Thai
PerformerNote
Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, Ruby Dee
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1920-1987
  • 1921-
  • 1926-
  • 1930-1965
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Susskind, David
  • Rose, Philip
  • Poitier, Sidney
  • McNeil, Claudia
  • Dee, Ruby
  • Petrie, Daniel
  • Rosenthal, Laurence
  • Hansberry, Lorraine
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation
  • Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
128
Series statement
Columbia classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Minorities
  • African American families
  • Racism
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
A raisin in the sun, Columbia Pictures ; producers, David Susskind and Philip Rose ; screenplay writer, Lorraine Hansberry ; director, Daniel Petrie, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1961. Renewed 1989
  • Based on the stage play by Lorraine Hansberry
  • Dual-sided DVD: Widescreen version on one side; full screen version on the other
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca 128 min.)
Isbn
9780767828062
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)123130168
Label
A raisin in the sun, Columbia Pictures ; producers, David Susskind and Philip Rose ; screenplay writer, Lorraine Hansberry ; director, Daniel Petrie, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1961. Renewed 1989
  • Based on the stage play by Lorraine Hansberry
  • Dual-sided DVD: Widescreen version on one side; full screen version on the other
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca 128 min.)
Isbn
9780767828062
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)123130168

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