The Resource A raisin in the sun, Columbia Pictures ; producers, David Susskind and Philip Rose ; screenplay writer, Lorraine Hansberry ; director, Daniel Petrie, (videorecording)

A raisin in the sun, Columbia Pictures ; producers, David Susskind and Philip Rose ; screenplay writer, Lorraine Hansberry ; director, Daniel Petrie, (videorecording)

Label
A raisin in the sun
Title
A raisin in the sun
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures ; producers, David Susskind and Philip Rose ; screenplay writer, Lorraine Hansberry ; director, Daniel Petrie
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • chi
  • eng
  • kor
  • por
  • spa
  • tha
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Film of the award-winning play about a struggling black family living on Chicago's South Side and the impact of an unexpected insurance bequest. Each family member sees the bequest as the means of realizing dreams and of escape from grinding frustrations
Member of
Cataloging source
SGR
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music by Laurence Rosenthal
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Can be viewed subtitled in English, Spanish, Portugese, Chinese, Korean or Thai
PerformerNote
Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, Ruby Dee
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1920-1987
  • 1921-
  • 1926-
  • 1930-1965
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Susskind, David
  • Rose, Philip
  • Poitier, Sidney
  • McNeil, Claudia
  • Dee, Ruby
  • Petrie, Daniel
  • Rosenthal, Laurence
  • Hansberry, Lorraine
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation
  • Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
128
Series statement
Columbia classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Minorities
  • African American families
  • Racism
  • Minorías
  • Afronorteamericanos
  • Familia
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
A raisin in the sun, Columbia Pictures ; producers, David Susskind and Philip Rose ; screenplay writer, Lorraine Hansberry ; director, Daniel Petrie, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1961
  • Based on the stage play by Lorraine Hansberry
  • Dual-sided DVD. Widescreen version on one side; normal version ("formatted to fit your TV") on the other
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 128 min.)
Isbn
9780767828062
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396009196
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
00919
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
OCM43778792
System details
DVD, Region 1 encoding, Dolby digital, mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A raisin in the sun, Columbia Pictures ; producers, David Susskind and Philip Rose ; screenplay writer, Lorraine Hansberry ; director, Daniel Petrie, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1961
  • Based on the stage play by Lorraine Hansberry
  • Dual-sided DVD. Widescreen version on one side; normal version ("formatted to fit your TV") on the other
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 128 min.)
Isbn
9780767828062
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396009196
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
00919
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
OCM43778792
System details
DVD, Region 1 encoding, Dolby digital, mono
Video recording format
DVD

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