A raisin in the sun / screenplay by Lorraine Hansberry ; produced by David Susskind and Philip Rose ; directed by Daniel Petrie.
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|Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library||DVD FIC RAISIN (Text)||37500004973604||New Items||Available||-|
|Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library||DVD RAI (Text)||70621000221231||DVD||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781681435022
- Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (128 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: Special edition.
- Publisher: [New York, New York] : The Criterion Collection, 
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Originally released as a motion picture in 1961.
Based on the play by Lorraine Hansberry.
Special features: New, restored 4K digital transfer ; interview from 1961 with playwright/screenwriter Lorraine Hansberry ; new interview with Imani Perry, author of Looking for Lorraine ; episode of Theater talk from 2002 featuring producer Philip Rose and actors Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis ; excerpt from Black theatre: the making of a movement (1978), with a new introduction by director Woodie King Jr. ; new interview with film scholar Mia Mask, coeditor of Poitier revisited ; interview from 2002 with director Daniel Petrie ; trailer ; plus: an essay by scholar Sarita Cannon and author James Baldwin's 1969 tribute to Hansberry, "Sweet Lorraine."
|Participant or Performer Note:||
Ruby Dee, Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil.
Members of an African American family living in a cramped Chicago apartment, in this deeply resonant tale of dreams deferred. Following the death of their patriarch, the Youngers await a life insurance check they hope will change their circumstances, but tensions arise over how best to use the money.
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DVD, region 1, NTSC, wide screen presentation; Dolby mono.
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
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