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The Resource Do the right thing, Universal ; a Forty Acres and a Mule Filmworks Production ; a Spike Lee joint ; co-producer, Monty Ross ; produced, written, and directed by Spike Lee, (videorecording)

Do the right thing, Universal ; a Forty Acres and a Mule Filmworks Production ; a Spike Lee joint ; co-producer, Monty Ross ; produced, written, and directed by Spike Lee, (videorecording)

Label
Do the right thing
Title
Do the right thing
Statement of responsibility
Universal ; a Forty Acres and a Mule Filmworks Production ; a Spike Lee joint ; co-producer, Monty Ross ; produced, written, and directed by Spike Lee
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Follows the experiences of a variety of characters as racial tensions rise in an inner-city Brooklyn community
Member of
Cataloging source
ICrlFAR
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography by Ernest Dickerson ; editor, Barry Alexander Brown ; original music score, Bill Lee, featuring Branford Marsalis
Dewey number
  • [Fic]
  • 813/.54
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: R
  • 11-adult
Intended audience source
FAR
Language note
Soundtrack in English
PerformerNote
Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson, Giancarlo Esposito, Spike Lee, Bill Nunn, John Turturro, John Savage, Rosie Perez, Samuel L. Jackson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1933-
  • 1957-
  • 1949-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Aiello, Danny
  • Davis, Ossie
  • Dee, Ruby
  • Edson, Richard
  • Esposito, Giancarlo
  • Lee, Spike
  • Nunn, Bill
  • Turturro, John
  • Savage, John
  • Perez, Rosie
  • Jackson, Samuel L
  • Ross, Monty
  • Marsalis, Branford
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Forty Acres & a Mule Filmworks
Runtime
120
Series statement
Criterion collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
  • Inner cities
  • African Americans
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Do the right thing, Universal ; a Forty Acres and a Mule Filmworks Production ; a Spike Lee joint ; co-producer, Monty Ross ; produced, written, and directed by Spike Lee, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1989
  • Disc 1 includes commentary by Spike Lee, Ernest Dickerson, Wynn Thomas, and Joie Lee
  • Disc 2 contains Spike Lee intro, behind-the-scenes footage, storyboard gallery for the riot sequence with intro by Spike Lee, The making of Do the right thing, interviews with editor Barry Brown, footage from Cannes 1989, music video for 'Fight the power' by Public Enemy withintro by Spike Lee, original theatrical trailer, 2 TV spots, and Spike's last word
  • "Enhanced for 16x9 televisions"--Container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format.
Extent
2 videodiscs (120 min.)
Isbn
9781559409100
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515011228
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
97
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) fol07964198
  • CARL0623435443
System details
DVD; Dolby digital surround; PCM stereo
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Do the right thing, Universal ; a Forty Acres and a Mule Filmworks Production ; a Spike Lee joint ; co-producer, Monty Ross ; produced, written, and directed by Spike Lee, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1989
  • Disc 1 includes commentary by Spike Lee, Ernest Dickerson, Wynn Thomas, and Joie Lee
  • Disc 2 contains Spike Lee intro, behind-the-scenes footage, storyboard gallery for the riot sequence with intro by Spike Lee, The making of Do the right thing, interviews with editor Barry Brown, footage from Cannes 1989, music video for 'Fight the power' by Public Enemy withintro by Spike Lee, original theatrical trailer, 2 TV spots, and Spike's last word
  • "Enhanced for 16x9 televisions"--Container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format.
Extent
2 videodiscs (120 min.)
Isbn
9781559409100
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515011228
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
97
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) fol07964198
  • CARL0623435443
System details
DVD; Dolby digital surround; PCM stereo
Video recording format
laserdisc

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