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The color purple

Spielberg, Steven, 1946- (film director,, film producer.). Peters, Jon, (film producer.). Guber, Peter, (film producer.). Kennedy, Kathleen, 1954- (film producer.). Marshall, Frank, (film producer.). Jones, Quincy, 1933- (film producer,, composer (expression)). Meyjes, Menno, (screenwriter.). Glover, Danny, (actor.). Caesar, Adolph, 1933-1986 (actor.). Avery, Margaret, (actor.). Chong, Rae Dawn, (actor.). Winfrey, Oprah, (actor.). Busia, Akosua, (actor.). Pugh, Willard, (actor.). Goldberg, Whoopi, 1955- (actor.). Jackson, Desreta, (actor.). Ivey, Dana, (actor.). Fishburne, Laurence, 1961- (actor.). Anderson, Carl, 1945-2004 (actor.). Patton, John, 1930-2005 (actor.). Rodgers, Aggie Guerard, (costume designer.). Kahn, Michael, 1935- (editor of moving image work.). Riva, J. Michael, (production designer.). Daviau, Allen, (director of photography.). Walker, Alice 1944- Motion picture adaptation of (work): Color purple. (Added Author). Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ), (production company.). Amblin Entertainment (Firm), (production company.). Guber-Peters Company, (production company.). Warner Home Video (Firm), (film distributor.). Danny Glover, Adolph Caesar, Margaret Avery, Rae Dawn Chong, Oprah Winfrey, Akosua Busia, Willard Pugh, Whoopi Goldberg, Desreta Jackson, Dana Ivey, Larry Fishburne, Carl Anderson, John Patton, Jr. (Cast).

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Kirtland Community College Library PN 1997 .C656 2011 30775305500861 Media Library-Circulating Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0780663284
  • ISBN: 9780780663282
  • Physical Description: videodisc
    2 videodiscs (153 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Two-disc special edition.
  • Distributor: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2011]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the novel by Alice Walker.
Originally broadcast in 1985.
Special features: Disc 1: Cast & crew; Awards: Teaser trailers; Theatrical trailer. Disc 2: Conversations with ancestors: The color purple from book to screen; A collaboration of spirits: casting and acting The color purple; Cultivating a classic: the making of The color purple; The color purple: the musical; Gallery: behind the scenes; Callery: the cast.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Costume designer, Aggie Guerard Rodgers ; music, Quincy Jones ; film editor, Michael Kahn ; production designer, J. Michael Riva ; director of photography, Allen Daviau.
Participant or Performer Note: Danny Glover, Adolph Caesar, Margaret Avery, Rae Dawn Chong, Oprah Winfrey, Akosua Busia, Willard Pugh, Whoopi Goldberg, Desreta Jackson, Dana Ivey, Larry Fishburne, Carl Anderson, John Patton, Jr.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13.
System Details Note:
DVD, Widescreen; Dolby digital 5.1; NTSC, Region 1; Dual layer; anamorphic widescreen.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
For private home use only.
Language Note:
In English or French with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles; Closed-captioned.
Subject: Dysfunctional families Drama
African American women Southern States History 20th century Drama
African American women Southern States Social conditions 20th century Drama
Walker, Alice 1944- Film adaptations
Genre: Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
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