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The Resource The color purple, Warner Bros. ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes ; produced by Steven Spielberg ... [et al.] ; directed by Steven Spielberg, (videorecording)

The color purple, Warner Bros. ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes ; produced by Steven Spielberg ... [et al.] ; directed by Steven Spielberg, (videorecording)

Label
The color purple
Title
The color purple
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes ; produced by Steven Spielberg ... [et al.] ; directed by Steven Spielberg
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
The heart-wrenching story of a young black girl in the early 20th century who's forced into a brutal marriage and separated from her sister
Related
Cataloging source
MWT
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: PG-13
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
Language note
Includes French dubbed version and subtitles in English, French and Spanish
PerformerNote
Danny Glover, Adolph Caesar, Margaret Avery, Rae Dawn Chong, Whoopi Goldberg
Runtime
154
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The color purple, Warner Bros. ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes ; produced by Steven Spielberg ... [et al.] ; directed by Steven Spielberg, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985
  • Based on the novel by Alice Walker
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm51729025
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-disc special ed. ; widescreen version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (154 min.)
Isbn
9780790749877
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391831921
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
18319
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) o51729025
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital surround 5.1 or 2.0
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The color purple, Warner Bros. ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes ; produced by Steven Spielberg ... [et al.] ; directed by Steven Spielberg, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985
  • Based on the novel by Alice Walker
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm51729025
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-disc special ed. ; widescreen version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (154 min.)
Isbn
9780790749877
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391831921
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
18319
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) o51729025
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital surround 5.1 or 2.0
Video recording format
DVD

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