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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

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

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
Actor
Film director
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • chi
  • eng
  • kor
  • por
  • spa
  • tha
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Following the death of their patriarch, an African American family living in a cramped Chicago apartment await a life insurance check they hope will change their circumstances, but tensions arise over how best to use the money
Member of
Cataloging source
SGR
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
  • English dialogue, English, Spanish, Portugese, Chinese, Korean and Thai subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, Ruby Dee
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1930-1965
  • 1930-1965
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Petrie, Daniel
  • Poitier, Sidney
  • McNeil, Claudia
  • Dee, Ruby
  • Hansberry, Lorraine
  • Hansberry, Lorraine
Runtime
128
Series statement
Columbia classics
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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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
  • DVD special features include: talent files, theatrical trailer, bonus trailers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 128 min.)
Isbn
9780767828062
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396009196
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
00919
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm43778792
System details
DVD, Region 1 encoding, Dolby digital, mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A raisin in the sun, Columbia Pictures ; producers, David Susskind and Philip Rose ; screenplay writer, Lorraine Hansberry ; director, Daniel Petrie
Publication
Note
  • 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
  • DVD special features include: talent files, theatrical trailer, bonus trailers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 128 min.)
Isbn
9780767828062
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396009196
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
00919
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm43778792
System details
DVD, Region 1 encoding, Dolby digital, mono
Video recording format
DVD

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