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The color purple / Warner Bros. presents a Steven Spielberg film ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Quincy Jones ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes ; directed by Steven Spielberg.

Spielberg, Steven, 1946- (Director). Kennedy, Kathleen, 1954- (Added Author). Marshall, Frank. (Added Author). Jones, Quincy, 1933- (Added Author). Meyjes, Menno. (Screenwriter). Glover, Danny. (Actor). Caesar, Adolph, 1933-1986 (Actor). Avery, Margaret. (Actor). Chong, Rae Dawn. (Actor). Goldberg, Whoopi, 1955- (Actor). Winfrey, Oprah. (Added Author). Daviau, Allen. (Added Author). Riva, J. Michael. (Added Author). Kahn, Michael, 1935- (Added Author). Walker, Alice, 1944- Color purple. (Added Author). Warner Bros. (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author). Danny Glover, Adolph Caesar, Margaret Avery, Rae Dawn Chong, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey. (Cast).
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  • 9 of 10 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 0790749874
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (153 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Two-disc special ed.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2003]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985.
Based on the novel by Alice Walker.
Special features: Disc one: Awards notes; theatrical trailers. Disc two: 4 all-new documentaries: Conversations with the ancestors: from book to screen; A collaboration of spirits: casting and acting; The color purple: the musical; and Cultivating a classic: the making of The color purple; storyboard and photo galleries.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Allen Daviau ; production designer, J. Michael Riva ; editor, Michael Kahn ; music, Quincy Jones.
Participant or Performer Note:
Danny Glover, Adolph Caesar, Margaret Avery, Rae Dawn Chong, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey.
Summary, etc.:
The heart-wrenching story of a young black girl in the early 20th century who's forced into a brutal marriage and separated from her sister.
Target Audience Note:
Rated PG-13.
System Details Note:
DVD, Dolby digital surround 5.1 or 2.0; widescreen presentation.
Language Note:
Includes French dubbed version and subtitles in English, French and Spanish.
Subject: African American women > Drama.
Sisters > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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