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A Raisin in the Sun

Title
A Raisin in the Sun/ directed by Daniel Petrie.
Publication
Culver City, Californnia : Columbia Tristar Home Video, [1999]

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Moving imageUse in libraryAvailableSc Visual DVD-1942Schomburg Center - Moving Image & Recorded Sound

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Description
1 videodisc (approximately 128 min.) : sound, black and white; 4 3/4 in.
Series Statement
Columbia classics
Uniform Title
Columbia classics (DVD videodiscs)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Feature films.
  • Fiction films.
  • Film adaptations.
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1961.
  • Based on the stage play by Lorraine Hansberry, produced on the stage by Philip Rose and David J. Cogan.
  • Double-sided disc: Widescreen version on side A; fullscreen version on side B.
Credits (note)
  • Screenwriter, Lorraine Hansberry ; producers, David Susskind, Philip Rose ; composer, Laurence Rosenthal ; cinematographer, Charles Lawton, Jr. ; film editors, William A. Lyon, Paul Weatherwax ; Columbia Pictures Corporation presents.
Performer (note)
  • Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, Ruby Dee, Diana Sands, Ivan Dixon, John Fiedler, Louis Gossett, Stephen Perry, Joel Fluellen, Louis Terrel, Roy Glenn.
System Details (note)
  • DVD; NTSC; region 1; Dolby Digital; mono; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1); fullscreen (1.33:1).
Language (note)
  • English dialogue, with optional English, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean and Thai subtitles; closed-captioned.
Contents
Special features: Production notes -- Interactive menus -- Talent files -- Theatrical trailer -- Bonus trailers.
Call Number
Sc Visual DVD-1942
ISBN
  • 0767828062
  • 9780767828062
LCCN
043396009196
OCLC
43778792
Title
A Raisin in the Sun/ directed by Daniel Petrie.
Publisher
Culver City, Californnia : Columbia Tristar Home Video, [1999]
Country of Producing Entity
United States
Type of Content
two-dimensional moving image
Type of Medium
video
Type of Carrier
videodisc
Series
Columbia classics
Columbia classics (DVD videodiscs)
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.
System Details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; Dolby Digital; mono; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1); fullscreen (1.33:1).
Cast
Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, Ruby Dee, Diana Sands, Ivan Dixon, John Fiedler, Louis Gossett, Stephen Perry, Joel Fluellen, Louis Terrel, Roy Glenn.
Credits
Screenwriter, Lorraine Hansberry ; producers, David Susskind, Philip Rose ; composer, Laurence Rosenthal ; cinematographer, Charles Lawton, Jr. ; film editors, William A. Lyon, Paul Weatherwax ; Columbia Pictures Corporation presents.
Language
English dialogue, with optional English, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean and Thai subtitles; closed-captioned.
Added Author
Susskind, David, 1920-1987, film producer.
Rose, Philip, 1921-2011, film producer.
Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930-1965, screenwriter.
Poitier, Sidney, actor.
McNeil, Claudia, actor.
Dee, Ruby, actor.
Sands, Diana, actor.
Dixon, Ivan, 1931-2008, actor.
Fiedler, John, 1925-2005, actor.
Gossett, Louis, Jr., 1936- actor.
Perry, Stephen, 1952- actor.
Fluellen, Joel, 1907-1990, actor.
Terrel, Louis, actor.
Glenn, Roy, 1915-1971, actor.
Petrie, Daniel, film director.
Rosenthal, Laurence, 1926- composer (expression)
Lawton, Charles, 1904-1965, cinematographer.
Lyon, William, editor of moving image work.
Weatherwax, Paul, editor of moving image work.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930-1965. Raisin in the sun.
Columbia Pictures Corporation, production company.
Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm), publisher.
Other Standard Identifier
043396009196
Publisher No.
00919 Columbia Tristar
Research Call Number
Sc Visual DVD-1942
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