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Mo' better blues

Mo' better blues [videorecording] / Universal Pictures.
Universal City, CA. : MCA Universal Home Video, c1991.

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Additional Authors
  • Washington, Denzel, 1954-
  • Snipes, Wesley.
  • Esposito, Giancarlo.
  • Harris, Robin.
  • Williams, Cynda.
  • Lee, Joie.
  • Nunn, Bill.
  • Lee, Spike.
  • Fletcher, Randy.
  • Ross, Monty.
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks (Firm)
  • MCA Universal Home Video (Firm)
1 videocassette (129 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Talented trumpeter Bleek Gilliam is obsessed by his music and indecisive about his girlfriends Indigo and Clarke. But when he is forced to come to the aid of his manager and childhood friend, Bleek finds his world more fragile than he ever imagined.
  • VHS format.
  • Videocassette release of the 1990 motion picture.
  • Rated R.
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
  • "Universal Pictures presents a 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks production"--Container.
  • "81013."
Credits (note)
  • Producer-writer-director, Spike Lee ; assistant director, Randy Fletcher ; co-producer, Monty Ross ; production design, Wynn Thomas ; music, Bill Lee ; music performed by the Branford Marsalis Quartet with Terence Blanchard ; photography, Ernest Dickerson ; editor, Sam Pollard.
Performer (note)
  • Denzel Washington (Bleek Gillian), Spike Lee (Giant), Wesley Snipes (Shadow Henderson), Giancarlo Esposito (Left Hand Lacey), Robin Harris (Butterbean Jones), Joie Lee (Indigo Jones), Bill Nunn (Bottom Hammer), Cynda Williams (Clarke Betancourt).
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Princeton University Library