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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

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

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
Contributor
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
Member of
Cataloging source
BMC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Co-producer, Monty Ross ; production design, Wynn Thomas ; photographer, Ernest Dickerson ; editor, Barry Alexander Brown ; original music score, Bill Lee
PerformerNote
Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson, Giancarlo Esposito, Spike Lee, Bill Nunn, John Turturro, Rosie Perez, Joie Lee, Sam Jackson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1962-
  • 1933-2019
  • 1943-2007
  • 1928-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lee, Spike
  • Lee, Joie Susannah
  • Aiello, Danny
  • Davis, Ossie
  • Dee, Ruby
  • Edson, Richard
  • Esposito, Giancarlo
  • Kilik, Jon
  • Brown, Barry Alexander
  • Bourne, St. Clair
  • Lee, Bill
  • Forty Acres & a Mule Filmworks
  • Universal Pictures Corporation
  • Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
0
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
97
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
  • United States
  • Bedford-Stuyvesant (New York, N.Y.)
  • 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
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 ; scene selections
  • 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
  • Closed-captioned
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
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
Colby: No Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use only.
Other control number
715515011228
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC1561D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
  • DVD ; stereo ; surround sound ; digital transfer ; 1.85:1 aspect ratio
  • Audio track information, Disc 1: track 1, film soundtrack, PCM Stereo ; track 2, film soundtrack, Dolby Digital Surround ; track 3, commentary, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo
Terms governing use
Colby: No Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use only
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
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 ; scene selections
  • 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
  • Closed-captioned
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
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
Colby: No Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use only.
Other control number
715515011228
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC1561D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
  • DVD ; stereo ; surround sound ; digital transfer ; 1.85:1 aspect ratio
  • Audio track information, Disc 1: track 1, film soundtrack, PCM Stereo ; track 2, film soundtrack, Dolby Digital Surround ; track 3, commentary, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo
Terms governing use
Colby: No Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use only

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