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The Resource The color purple, a Warner Bros. presents ; a Steven Spielberg film ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy ; produced by Frank Marshall, Quincy Jones ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; Amblin Entertainment in association with Quincy Jones ; a Guber-Peters Company production

The color purple, a Warner Bros. presents ; a Steven Spielberg film ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy ; produced by Frank Marshall, Quincy Jones ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; Amblin Entertainment in association with Quincy Jones ; a Guber-Peters Company production

Label
The color purple
Title
The color purple
Statement of responsibility
a Warner Bros. presents ; a Steven Spielberg film ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy ; produced by Frank Marshall, Quincy Jones ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; Amblin Entertainment in association with Quincy Jones ; a Guber-Peters Company production
Contributor
Actor
Costume designer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Production company
Production designer
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Set in the early 1900s, tells the story of Celie, a poor black Southern woman, whose friendship with two women helps her overcome the brutality of her father and husband
Cataloging source
JBO
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Costume designer, Aggie Guerard Rodgers ; music, Quincy Jones ; film editor, Michael Kahn ; production designer, J. Michael Riva ; director of photography, Allen Daviau ; executive producers, Jon Peters, Peter Guber
Dewey number
791.45/75
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
In English or French with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles; Closed-captioned in English
LC call number
PN1992.77
LC item number
.C656 2011
PerformerNote
Danny Glover, Adolph Caesar, Margaret Avery, Rae Dawn Chong, Oprah Winfrey, Akosua Busia, Willard Pugh, Whoopi Goldberg, Desreta Jackson, Dana Ivey, Larry Fishburne, Carl Anderson, John Patton, Jr
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1954-
  • 1933-
  • 1933-1986
  • 1955-
  • 1961-
  • 1945-2004
  • 1930-2005
  • 1935-
  • 1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Spielberg, Steven
  • Peters, Jon
  • Guber, Peter
  • Kennedy, Kathleen
  • Marshall, Frank
  • Jones, Quincy
  • Meyjes, Menno
  • Glover, Danny
  • Caesar, Adolph
  • Avery, Margaret
  • Chong, Rae Dawn
  • Winfrey, Oprah
  • Busia, Akosua
  • Pugh, Willard
  • Goldberg, Whoopi
  • Jackson, Desreta
  • Ivey, Dana
  • Fishburne, Laurence
  • Anderson, Carl
  • Patton, John
  • Rodgers, Aggie Guerard
  • Kahn, Michael
  • Riva, J. Michael
  • Daviau, Allen
  • Walker, Alice
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Amblin Entertainment (Firm)
  • Guber-Peters Company
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
153
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Walker, Alice
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Abused women
  • Sisters
  • African American women
  • African American women
  • Walker, Alice
  • Abused women
  • African American women
  • African American women
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Sisters
  • Southern States
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The color purple, a Warner Bros. presents ; a Steven Spielberg film ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy ; produced by Frank Marshall, Quincy Jones ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; Amblin Entertainment in association with Quincy Jones ; a Guber-Peters Company production
Instantiates
Distribution
Note
  • Based on the novel by Alice Walker
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985
  • Special features: Disc 1: Cast & crew; Awards: Teaser trailers; Theatrical trailer. Disc 2: Conversations with ancestors: The color purple from book to screen; A collaboration of spirits: casting and acting The color purple; Cultivating a classic: the making of The color purple; The color purple: the musical; Gallery: behind the scenes; Gallery: the cast
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn741135393
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Two-disc special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (153 min.)
Isbn
9780780663282
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929149247
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • 1000161653
  • 2000046808
  • 2000046809
  • 3000032624
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Widescreen; Dolby digital 5.1; NTSC, Region 1; Dual layer; anamorphic widescreen
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The color purple, a Warner Bros. presents ; a Steven Spielberg film ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy ; produced by Frank Marshall, Quincy Jones ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; Amblin Entertainment in association with Quincy Jones ; a Guber-Peters Company production
Distribution
Note
  • Based on the novel by Alice Walker
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985
  • Special features: Disc 1: Cast & crew; Awards: Teaser trailers; Theatrical trailer. Disc 2: Conversations with ancestors: The color purple from book to screen; A collaboration of spirits: casting and acting The color purple; Cultivating a classic: the making of The color purple; The color purple: the musical; Gallery: behind the scenes; Gallery: the cast
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn741135393
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Two-disc special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (153 min.)
Isbn
9780780663282
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929149247
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • 1000161653
  • 2000046808
  • 2000046809
  • 3000032624
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Widescreen; Dolby digital 5.1; NTSC, Region 1; Dual layer; anamorphic widescreen
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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