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A raisin in the sun

A raisin in the sun [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures ; producers, David Susskind and Philip Rose ; screenplay writer, Lorraine Hansberry ; director, Daniel Petrie.
[Culver City, Calif. : Columbia Tristar Home Video, c1999]

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Additional Authors
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation.
  • Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
  • Dee, Ruby.
  • Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930-1965.
  • McNeil, Claudia.
  • Petrie, Daniel.
  • Poitier, Sidney.
  • Rose, Philip, 1921-2011.
  • Rosenthal, Laurence, 1926-
  • Susskind, David, 1920-1987.
1 videodisc (ca. 128 min.) : sd., b&w; 4 3/4 in.
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.
Series Statement
Columbia classics
  • Feature films.
  • Film adaptations.
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1961.
  • Based on the stage play by Lorraine Hansberry.
  • Dual-sided DVD. Widescreen version on one side; normal version ("formatted to fit your TV") on the other.
Credits (note)
  • Music by Laurence Rosenthal.
Performer (note)
  • Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, Ruby Dee.
Audience (note)
  • MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details (note)
  • DVD, Region 1 encoding, Dolby digital, mono.
Language (note)
  • English dialogue, English, Spanish, Portugese, Chinese, Korean and Thai subtitles; Closed-captioned.
  • 0767828062
  • 9780767828062
Owning Institutions
Princeton University Library