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A raisin in the sun / Columbia Pictures ; producers, David Susskind and Philip Rose ; screenplay writer, Lorraine Hansberry ; director, Daniel Petrie.

Susskind, David, 1920-1987 (Added Author). Rose, Philip, 1921-2011 (Added Author). Poitier, Sidney. (Added Author). McNeil, Claudia. (Added Author). Dee, Ruby. (Added Author). Petrie, Daniel. (Added Author). Rosenthal, Laurence, 1926- (Added Author). Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930-1965 Raisin in the sun. (Added Author). Columbia Pictures Corporation. (Added Author). Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm) (Added Author). Music by Laurence Rosenthal. (Cast).

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  • 12 of 12 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 0767828062
  • ISBN: 9780767828062
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 128 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Culver City, Calif. :] : [Columbia Tristar Home Video], [1999]

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 1961.
Based on the stage play by Lorraine Hansberry.
Dual-sided DVD. Widescreen version on one side; normal version ("formatted to fit your TV") on the other.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Music by Laurence Rosenthal.
Participant or Performer Note: Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, Ruby Dee.
Summary, etc.: Film of the award-winning play about a struggling black family living on Chicago's South Side and the impact of an unexpected insurance bequest. Each family member sees the bequest as the means of realizing dreams and of escape from grinding frustrations.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD, Region 1 encoding, Dolby digital, mono.
Language Note: English dialogue, English, Spanish, Portugese, Chinese, Korean and Thai subtitles; Closed-captioned.
Subject: Minorities > Illinois > Chicago > Drama.
African American families > Illinois > Chicago > Drama.
Racism > Illinois > Chicago > Drama.
Spanish language materials > Video recordings.
Portugese language materials > Video recordings.
Chinese language materials > Video recordings.
Korean language materials > Video recordings.
Thai language materials > Video recordings.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Minorías > Illinois > Chicago > Teatro.
Afronorteamericanos > Illinois > Chicago > Teatro.
Familia > Illinois > Chicago > Teatro.
Genre: Feature films.
Film adaptations.

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