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The Resource Do the right thing, a Universal release ; a Forty Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee joint ; produced, written and directed by Spike Lee, (videorecording)

Do the right thing, a Universal release ; a Forty Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee joint ; produced, written and directed by Spike Lee, (videorecording)

Label
Do the right thing
Title
Do the right thing
Statement of responsibility
a Universal release ; a Forty Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee joint ; produced, written and directed by Spike Lee
Title variation
Spike Lee Joint: Do the right thing
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Editor
Photographer
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The hottest day of the year explodes onscreen in this vibrant look at a day in the life of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. A portrait of urban racial tensions sparked controversy while earning popular and critical praise, "--Container
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
BMC
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Do the right thing (Motion picture)
Credits note
Co-producer, Monty Ross ; production design, Wynn Thomas ; photographer, Ernest Dickerson ; editor, Barry Alexander Brown ; original music score, Bill Lee
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.D595 2001
PerformerNote
Danny Aiello (Sal), Ossie Davis (Da Mayor), Ruby Dee (Mother Sister), Richard Edson (Vito), Giancarlo Esposito (Buggin Out), Spike Lee (Mookie), Bull Nunn (Radio Raheem), John Turturro (Pino), Rosie Perez (Tina), Joie Lee (Jade), Sam Jackson (Mister SeƱor Love Daddy), John Savage (Clifton)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1962-
  • 1933-2019
  • 1957-
  • 1952-
  • 1943-2007
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lee, Joie Susannah
  • Aiello, Danny
  • Davis, Ossie
  • Dee, Ruby
  • Edson, Richard
  • Esposito, Giancarlo
  • Nunn, Bill
  • Turturro, John
  • Perez, Rosie
  • Jackson, Samuel L.
  • Dickerson, Ernest R.
  • Kilik, Jon
  • Brown, Barry Alexander
  • Bourne, St. Clair
  • Forty Acres & a Mule Filmworks
  • Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Public Enemy (Musical group)
Runtime
0
Series statement
Criterion Collection
Series volume
97
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Feature films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • African Americans
  • Bedford-Stuyvesant (New York, N.Y.)
  • United States
  • New York (N.Y.)
Technique
live action
Label
Do the right thing, a Universal release ; a Forty Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee joint ; produced, written and directed by Spike Lee, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of 1989 motion picture
  • "Director Approved special edition"--Container
  • Special features, disc 1 (the movie): new widescreen digital transfer, enhanced for 16x9 televisions and approved by cinematographer Ernest Dickerson ; Dolby Digital surround and PCM stereo soundtracks ; audio commentary by director Spike Lee, Ernest Dickerson, production designer Wynn Thomas, and actor Joie Lee ; English subtitles ; optimal image quality: RSDL dual-layer edition
  • Special features, disc 2 (the supplement): new video introductions by Spike Lee ; St. Clair Bourne's 60-minute documentary "The Making of Do the Right Thing" ; Spike Lee and line producer Jon Kilik revisit the Bed-Stuy locations ; Public Enemy's video for "Fight the Power" directed by Spike Lee ; the 1989 Cannes Film Festival press conference with Spike Lee, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson, and Joie Lee ; Spike Lee's behind-the-scenes footage, from rehersal to wrap ; original storyboards for the riot sequence ; new video interview with editor Barry Brown ; theatrical trailer and tv spots
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
Contents
Feature film (120 min.) -- Supplement (120 min.)
Control code
46335414
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 240 min.)
Isbn
9781559409100
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • MU: Performance rights: Home view.
  • UMKC: Music/Media copy forms part of the Warren Bowman Collection.
  • UMKC: Inquire with copyright@umkc.edu about availability of public performance rights.
Other control number
715515011228
Other physical details
sound, color
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
hvecc1561d
Publisher number
CC1561D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)46335414
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital, surround sound, stereo ; digital transfer ; 1.85:1 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Do the right thing, a Universal release ; a Forty Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee joint ; produced, written and directed by Spike Lee, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of 1989 motion picture
  • "Director Approved special edition"--Container
  • Special features, disc 1 (the movie): new widescreen digital transfer, enhanced for 16x9 televisions and approved by cinematographer Ernest Dickerson ; Dolby Digital surround and PCM stereo soundtracks ; audio commentary by director Spike Lee, Ernest Dickerson, production designer Wynn Thomas, and actor Joie Lee ; English subtitles ; optimal image quality: RSDL dual-layer edition
  • Special features, disc 2 (the supplement): new video introductions by Spike Lee ; St. Clair Bourne's 60-minute documentary "The Making of Do the Right Thing" ; Spike Lee and line producer Jon Kilik revisit the Bed-Stuy locations ; Public Enemy's video for "Fight the Power" directed by Spike Lee ; the 1989 Cannes Film Festival press conference with Spike Lee, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson, and Joie Lee ; Spike Lee's behind-the-scenes footage, from rehersal to wrap ; original storyboards for the riot sequence ; new video interview with editor Barry Brown ; theatrical trailer and tv spots
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
Contents
Feature film (120 min.) -- Supplement (120 min.)
Control code
46335414
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 240 min.)
Isbn
9781559409100
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • MU: Performance rights: Home view.
  • UMKC: Music/Media copy forms part of the Warren Bowman Collection.
  • UMKC: Inquire with copyright@umkc.edu about availability of public performance rights.
Other control number
715515011228
Other physical details
sound, color
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
hvecc1561d
Publisher number
CC1561D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)46335414
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital, surround sound, stereo ; digital transfer ; 1.85:1 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD

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