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Sparkle [videorecording] ; Dreamgirls.

Schumacher, Joel, 1939- (Screenwriter). Rosenman, Howard. (Producer). O'Steen, Sam, 1923-2000 (Director). Thomas, Philip Michael. (Actor). Cara, Irene, 1959- (Actor). McKee, Lonette. (Actor). Smith, Dwan. (Actor). Alice, Mary, 1941- (Actor). Harewood, Dorian. (Actor). King, Tony (Actor) (Actor). Mayfield, Curtis. (Composer). Mark, Laurence. (Added Author). Krieger, Henry. (Added Author). Condon, Bill, 1955- (Added Author). Foxx, Jamie. (Added Author). Beyoncé, 1981- (Added Author). Murphy, Eddie, 1961- (Added Author). Glover, Danny. (Added Author). Hudson, Jennifer, 1981- (Added Author). Rose, Anika Noni, 1972- (Added Author). Robinson, Keith, 1976- (Added Author). Eyen, Tom. (Added Author). Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ) (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author). Dreamworks Pictures. (Added Author). Paramount Pictures Corporation. (Added Author).
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Seymour Main Library DVD FIC SPARKLE (Text) 37500004147712 Movies Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (228 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen [ed.].
  • Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2013.

Content descriptions

General Note: Sparkle originally released by Warner Bros. Pictures as a motion picture in 1975 ; Dreamgirls originally released by Dreamworks Pictures and Paramount Pictures as a motion picture in 2006.
Dreamgirls: Special features: extended and alternate scenes; music video "Listen" by Beyoncé Knowles.
"Bonus material/trailer not rated and may not be closed-captioned"--Container.
"Dual-layer format (Dreamgirls)"--Container.
Formatted Contents Note: Sparkle: 98 min. -- Dreamgirls: 130 min.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Sparkle: Director of photography, Bruce Surtees ; story by Joel Schumacher and Howard Rosenman ; editor, Gordon Scott ; choreography, Lester Wilson ; music, Curtis Mayfield ; screenplay by Joel Schumacher ; produced by Howard Rosenman ; directed by Sam O'Steen.
Dreamgirls: Based on the original Broadway production book and lyrics by Tom Eyen ; director of photography, Tobias Schliessler ; editor, Virginia Katz ; original music, Henry Krieger ; costume designer, Sharen Davis ; production designer, John Myhre ; produced by Laurence Mark ; screenplay by Bill Condon ; directed by Bill Condon.
Participant or Performer Note: Sparkle: Philip M. Thomas, Irene Cara, Lonette McKee, Dwan Smith, Mary Alice, Dorian Harewood, Tony King.
Dreamgirls: Jamie Foxx, Beyoncé Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Danny Glover, Jennifer Hudson, Anika Noni Rose, Keith Robinson.
Summary, etc.: Sparkle: Set in Harlem in 1958, this musical tells the story of three sisters struggling to find stardom as a singing group. It's a rags-to-riches tale of glitz, glamour and the high price of fame.
Dreamgirls: Based on the Broadway musical, this film tells the story of an up-and-coming 1960s girl singing group, and the triumphs and tribulations that come with fame and fortune.
Target Audience Note: Sparkle: MPAA rating: PG.
Dreamgirls: MPAA rating: PG-13 for language, some sexuality and drug content.
System Details Note: DVD, NTSC; region 1; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital mono (Sparkle); Dolby Digital Surround (Dreamgirls).
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles (Sparkle); in English 5.1 surround, English 2.0 surround, or Français with optional English or Español subtitles (Dreamgirls); closed-captioned.
Subject: African American sisters > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
African American singers > Drama.
Girl groups (Musical groups) > Drama.
Fame > Drama.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) > Drama.
Genre: Musical films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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