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Do the right thing [videorecording] / Universal ; a Forty Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; produced, written, and directed by Spike Lee.

Publication:
[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, c2001.
Series:
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 97
Criterion collection ; 97
Format/Description:
Video
2 videodiscs (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 pamphlet ([8] p. ; col. ill ; 19 cm.)
Subjects:
Race relations -- Drama.
Bedford-Stuyvesant (New York, N.Y.) -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Language:
Open-captioned for the hearing-impaired.
System details:
: DVD - NTSC ; Dolby digital surround ; stereo.
Summary:
Combines humor and drama with memorable characters while tracing the course of a single day on a block in the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn. It's the hottest day of the year, a scorching 24-hour period that will change the lives of its residents forever, with the death of a young black man and the ensuing sequence of tensions and events.
Participant:
Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson, Giancarlo Esposito, Spike Lee, Bill Nunn, John Turturro.
Credits:
Photography, Ernest Dickerson ; original music score, Bill Lee ; editor, Barry Alexander Brown.
Notes:
Aspect ratio 1.85:1.
DVD release of the 1989 motion picture.
"A Spike Lee joint".
Special features: commentary by Spike Lee ; documentary The Making of Do the Right Thing ; Fight the Power video (Public Enemy) ; interviews ; storyboards ; theatrical trailer and TV spots.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Classes of 1883 and 1884 Fund.
Contributor:
Lee, Spike. , Director, Screenwriter, Producer, Actor
Aiello, Danny, 1935- , Actor
Davis, Ossie. , Actor
Dee, Ruby. , Actor
Lee, William F. , Composer
Forty Acres & a Mule Filmworks. , Producer
Universal Pictures (Firm) , Producer
Criterion Collection (Firm) , Distributor
Classes of 1883 and 1884 Fund.
ISBN:
155940910X
Publisher no.:
715515011228
CC1561D Criterion Collection
Web link:
The Classes of 1883 and 1884 Fund Home Page
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