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The Resource A raisin in the sun, Bad Boy Films ; Storyline Entertainment ; Sony Pictures Television ; produced by John M. Eckert ; teleplay by Paris Qualles ; directed by Kenny Leon, (videorecording)

A raisin in the sun, Bad Boy Films ; Storyline Entertainment ; Sony Pictures Television ; produced by John M. Eckert ; teleplay by Paris Qualles ; directed by Kenny Leon, (videorecording)

Label
A raisin in the sun
Title
A raisin in the sun
Statement of responsibility
Bad Boy Films ; Storyline Entertainment ; Sony Pictures Television ; produced by John M. Eckert ; teleplay by Paris Qualles ; directed by Kenny Leon
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Dreams can make a life worth living, but they can also be dashed by bad decisions. This is the crossroads where the Younger family find themselves when their father passes away and leaves them with $10,000 in life insurance money. Decisions will need to be made on how to best spend the money, from buying a new family home, buying a liquor store or even paying for medical school tuition. While no choice is easy, life on the South Side of Chicago in the 1950s is even harder
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Ivan Strasburg ; editor, Melissa Kent ; music, Mervyn Warren
Dewey number
791.45/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
  • In English, with optional English or French subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.N4
LC item number
R35756 2008
PerformerNote
Sean Combs, Sanaa Lathan, Audra McDonald, Phylicia Rashad, Justin Martin, Bill Nunn, David Oyelowo, Ron Cephas Jones, Sean Patrick Thomas, John Stamos
Runtime
131
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
A raisin in the sun, Bad Boy Films ; Storyline Entertainment ; Sony Pictures Television ; produced by John M. Eckert ; teleplay by Paris Qualles ; directed by Kenny Leon, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the play by Lorraine Hansberry
  • Special features: audio commentary with director Kenny Leon; "Dreams worthwhile: the journey of A raisin in the sun" featurette
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn191805816
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 131 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9781435905177
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396249615
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
24961
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)191805816
System details
DVD ; Region 1 ; anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround ; mastered in High Definition
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A raisin in the sun, Bad Boy Films ; Storyline Entertainment ; Sony Pictures Television ; produced by John M. Eckert ; teleplay by Paris Qualles ; directed by Kenny Leon, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the play by Lorraine Hansberry
  • Special features: audio commentary with director Kenny Leon; "Dreams worthwhile: the journey of A raisin in the sun" featurette
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn191805816
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 131 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9781435905177
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396249615
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
24961
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)191805816
System details
DVD ; Region 1 ; anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround ; mastered in High Definition
Video recording format
DVD

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