The Resource Do the right thing, a Forty Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee joint ; produced, written and directed by Spike Lee

Do the right thing, a Forty Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee joint ; produced, written and directed by Spike Lee

Label
Do the right thing
Title
Do the right thing
Statement of responsibility
a Forty Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee joint ; produced, written and directed by Spike Lee
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Director of photography
Film director
Film editor
Film producer
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Story of the racial tensions that surround a white-owned pizzeria in the Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn on the hottest day of the summer. One of the most controversial and thought-provoking films ever made. Bonus material includes commentary with Director Spike Lee and more
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Do the right thing (Motion picture)
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Credits note
Director of photography, Ernest Dickerson ; editor, Barry Alexander Brown ; music, Bill Lee
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.D684 2019
PerformerNote
Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson, Giancarlo Esposito, Spike Lee, Bill Nunn, John Turturro, John Savage, Rosie Perez
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http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1952-
  • 1928-
  • 1933-2019
  • 1952-2016
  • 1957-
  • 1949-
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  • Lee, Spike
  • Dickerson, Ernest R.
  • Lee, Bill
  • Brown, Barry Alexander
  • Aiello, Danny
  • Davis, Ossie
  • Dee, Ruby
  • Edson, Richard
  • Esposito, Giancarlo
  • Nunn, Bill
  • Turturro, John
  • Savage, John
  • Perez, Rosie
  • Forty Acres & a Mule Filmworks
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
120
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
97
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  • United States
  • African Americans
  • Italian American families
  • African Americans
  • Family-owned business enterprises
  • Police brutality
  • Riots
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Family-owned business enterprises
  • Italian American families
  • Police brutality
  • Race relations
  • Riots
  • New York (State)
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Do the right thing, a Forty Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee joint ; produced, written and directed by Spike Lee
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from title frame
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1989
  • Wide screen (1.85:1 aspect ratio)
  • Special features on disc one: new 4K digital restoration; audio commentary from 1995 featuring director Spike Lee, cinematographer, Ernest Dickerson, production designer Wynn Thomas, and actor Joie Lee; Behind the scenes: footage shot during preproduction and at block party celebrating the film's wrap and an introduction recorded in 2000 by Lee; deleted and extended scenes; The riot sequence: original storyboards; trailer and two TV spots -- Special features on disc two: Making "Do the right thing," a documentary from 1988 by St. Clair Bourne; new interviews with costume designer Ruth E. Carter, camera assistant Darnell Martin, New York City Council member Robert Cornegy Jr., and writer Nelson George; interview with editor Barry Alexander Brown from 2000; programs from 2000 and 2009 featuring Lee and members of the cast and crew; Twenty years later, an interview program from 2009 featuring Lee and members of the cast and crew; music video for Public Enemy's "Fight the power," directed by Lee, with remarks from rapper Chuck D; Cannes Film Festival press conference from 1989 -- On insert: an essay by critic Vinson Cunningham
Accompanying material
1 folded insert (12 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
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
Contents
disc one. [Feature film; Special features] -- disc two. [Special features]
Control code
on1102682181
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Director-approved two DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (120 min.)
Isbn
9781681436173
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515232715
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Publisher number
CC3054DDVD
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.85:1 aspect ratio) presentation; 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Do the right thing, a Forty Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee joint ; produced, written and directed by Spike Lee
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from title frame
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1989
  • Wide screen (1.85:1 aspect ratio)
  • Special features on disc one: new 4K digital restoration; audio commentary from 1995 featuring director Spike Lee, cinematographer, Ernest Dickerson, production designer Wynn Thomas, and actor Joie Lee; Behind the scenes: footage shot during preproduction and at block party celebrating the film's wrap and an introduction recorded in 2000 by Lee; deleted and extended scenes; The riot sequence: original storyboards; trailer and two TV spots -- Special features on disc two: Making "Do the right thing," a documentary from 1988 by St. Clair Bourne; new interviews with costume designer Ruth E. Carter, camera assistant Darnell Martin, New York City Council member Robert Cornegy Jr., and writer Nelson George; interview with editor Barry Alexander Brown from 2000; programs from 2000 and 2009 featuring Lee and members of the cast and crew; Twenty years later, an interview program from 2009 featuring Lee and members of the cast and crew; music video for Public Enemy's "Fight the power," directed by Lee, with remarks from rapper Chuck D; Cannes Film Festival press conference from 1989 -- On insert: an essay by critic Vinson Cunningham
Accompanying material
1 folded insert (12 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
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
Contents
disc one. [Feature film; Special features] -- disc two. [Special features]
Control code
on1102682181
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Director-approved two DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (120 min.)
Isbn
9781681436173
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515232715
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Publisher number
CC3054DDVD
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.85:1 aspect ratio) presentation; 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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