Access, holdings & availability
- Widescreen format.
- Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, c2001.
- Soul cinema
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
- Russell, Charlie L. -- Film adaptations.
African American families -- Drama.
African American men -- Drama.
African American women -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- United States.
African Americans in motion pictures.
- Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
- In English with optional French or Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
- System details:
- : DVD; Dolby Digital
- "In the Brooks family, Papa may rule with an iron fist ... but Mama's about to slap him down with her open hand. Tired of being told what to do and when to do it, she goes to war! Swapping her old housedress for army-green duds and combing her tidily coiffed head into a ceiling-scraping 'fro, she takes to the roof on strike ... until her husband ... agrees to meet her bill of rights."--Container.
- Clarice Taylor, Leonard Jackson, Virginia Capers, Glynn Turman, Martin D'Urville.
- Music by H. B. Barnum.
- Based on the play by Charlie L. Russell.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1973.
- Peters, Brock. , Producer
Tolan, Michael, 1925- , Producer
Williams, Oscar. , Director
Taylor, Clarice. , Actor
Jackson, Leonard, 1928- , Actor
Capers, Virginia, 1925-2004. , Actor
Barnum, H. B. , Composer
Russell, Charlie L. , Screenwriter, Author
Petersen Company (Firm) , Producer
Five Hand Company. , Producer
United Artists Corporation. , Distributor
MGM Home Entertainment Inc. , Distributor
- Publisher no.:
1002582 MGM Home Entertainment