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The Resource Mo' better blues, Universal Pictures presents ; a 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee joint ; produced, written and directed by Spike Lee, (videorecording)

Mo' better blues, Universal Pictures presents ; a 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee joint ; produced, written and directed by Spike Lee, (videorecording)

Label
Mo' better blues
Title
Mo' better blues
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures presents ; a 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee joint ; produced, written and directed by Spike Lee
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Costume designer
Director
Designer
Film editor
Performer
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"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"--Container
Cataloging source
TXA
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Mo' better blues (Motion picture)
Credits note
Costume design, Ruth E. Carter ; editor, Sam Pollard ; production design, Wynn Thomas ; original music score, Bill Lee ; featuring The Branford Marsalis Quartet with Terence Blanchard ; photographed by Ernest Dickerson
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
In English, dubbed French, or dubbed Spanish; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.M63 2000
PerformerNote
Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, Wesley Snipes, Giancarlo Esposito, Robin Harris, Joie Lee, Bill Nunn, John Turturro, Dick Anthony Williams, Cynda Williams
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1928-
  • 1952-
  • 1954-
  • 1953-1990
  • 1962-
  • 1953-
  • 1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lee, Spike
  • Carter, Ruth E
  • Pollard, Sam
  • Thomas, Wynn P
  • Lee, Bill
  • Blanchard, Terence
  • Dickerson, Ernest R.
  • Washington, Denzel
  • Snipes, Wesley
  • Esposito, Giancarlo
  • Harris, Robin
  • Lee, Joie Susannah
  • Nunn, Bill
  • Turturro, John
  • Williams, Dick Anthony
  • Williams, Cynda
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Forty Acres & a Mule Filmworks
  • Branford Marsalis Quartet
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
130
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American jazz musicians
  • Trumpet players
  • Man-woman relationships
  • African American jazz musicians
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Trumpet players
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
Mo' better blues, Universal Pictures presents ; a 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee joint ; produced, written and directed by Spike Lee, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1990
  • Bonus materials: Production notes; Cast and filmmakers: Denzel Washington as Bleek Gilliam, Spike Lee ass Giant, Wesley Snipes as Shadow Henderson, Giancarlo Esposito as Left Hand Lacey, Robin Harris as Butterbean Jones, Joie Lee as Indigo Downes, Bill Nunn as Bottom Hammer, John Turturro as Moe Flatbush, Dick Anthony Williams as Big Stop Gilliam, and introducing Cynda Williams as Clarke Bentancourt; Theatrical trailer; Recommendations
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm45904231
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (2 hr., 10 min.)
Isbn
9780783252506
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192053627
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
20536
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)45904231
System details
DVD, region 1, dual-layer; Dolby digital 3.0 surround; anamorphic widescreen format (1.78:1 aspect ratio) presentation
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Mo' better blues, Universal Pictures presents ; a 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee joint ; produced, written and directed by Spike Lee, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1990
  • Bonus materials: Production notes; Cast and filmmakers: Denzel Washington as Bleek Gilliam, Spike Lee ass Giant, Wesley Snipes as Shadow Henderson, Giancarlo Esposito as Left Hand Lacey, Robin Harris as Butterbean Jones, Joie Lee as Indigo Downes, Bill Nunn as Bottom Hammer, John Turturro as Moe Flatbush, Dick Anthony Williams as Big Stop Gilliam, and introducing Cynda Williams as Clarke Bentancourt; Theatrical trailer; Recommendations
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm45904231
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (2 hr., 10 min.)
Isbn
9780783252506
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192053627
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
20536
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)45904231
System details
DVD, region 1, dual-layer; Dolby digital 3.0 surround; anamorphic widescreen format (1.78:1 aspect ratio) presentation
Video recording format
DVD

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