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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

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

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
Cinematographer
Costume designer
Designer
Film director
Film editor
Film producer
Performer
Presenter
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • 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
Member of
Cataloging source
TXA
Characteristic
videorecording
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Mo' better blues (Motion picture)
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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
  • 1954-
  • 1953-1990
  • 1962-
  • 1952-2016
  • 1957-
  • 1928-
  • 1952-
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  • Carter, Ruthe
  • Pollard, Sam
  • Thomas, Wynn P.
  • Lee, Spike
  • Washington, Denzel
  • Snipes, Wesley
  • Esposito, Giancarlo
  • Harris, Robin
  • Lee, Joie Susannah
  • Nunn, Bill
  • Turturro, John
  • Williams, Dick Anthony
  • Williams, Cynda
  • Lee, Bill
  • Blanchard, Terence
  • Dickerson, Ernest R.
  • Branford Marsalis Quartet
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Forty Acres & a Mule Filmworks
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
130
Series statement
Spike Lee collection
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
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 as 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
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
ocm45904231
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (2 hr., 10 min.)
Governing access note
Educational and home use only
Isbn
9780783252506
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192053627
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
20536
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
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
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1990
  • Bonus materials: Production notes; Cast and filmmakers: Denzel Washington as Bleek Gilliam, Spike Lee as 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
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
ocm45904231
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (2 hr., 10 min.)
Governing access note
Educational and home use only
Isbn
9780783252506
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192053627
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
20536
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
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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