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The Resource A lesson before dying, HBO Pictures ; produced by Robert Benedetti ; directed by Joseph Sargent ; teleplay by Ann Peacock, (videorecording)

A lesson before dying, HBO Pictures ; produced by Robert Benedetti ; directed by Joseph Sargent ; teleplay by Ann Peacock, (videorecording)

Label
A lesson before dying
Title
A lesson before dying
Statement of responsibility
HBO Pictures ; produced by Robert Benedetti ; directed by Joseph Sargent ; teleplay by Ann Peacock
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A young black man, accused of murder and sentenced to die like an animal in 1940 Louisiana, is befriended by a black teacher who works to enrich a life he cannot save, and in so doing, somehow redeem his own
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Donald M. Morgan ; production design, Charles C. Bennett ; editor, Michael Brown ; music, Ernest Troost
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
  • Closed captioned
  • English, French, and Spanish tracks with French and Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
Don Cheadle, Cicely Tyson, Mekhi Phifer, Irma P. Hall, Brent Jannings
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1925-2014
  • 1975-
  • 1933-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sargent, Joseph
  • Cheadle, Don
  • Tyson, Cicely
  • Phifer, Mekhi
  • Gaines, Ernest J.
  • HBO Video (Firm)
Runtime
101
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gaines, Ernest J
  • African American men
  • Death row inmates
  • Friendship
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
A lesson before dying, HBO Pictures ; produced by Robert Benedetti ; directed by Joseph Sargent ; teleplay by Ann Peacock, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines
  • Originally produced for television
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
be2003003077
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Isbn
9780783117157
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
026359157028
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
91570
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780783117157
  • (OCoLC)43621328
System details
DVD, Dolby surround
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A lesson before dying, HBO Pictures ; produced by Robert Benedetti ; directed by Joseph Sargent ; teleplay by Ann Peacock, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines
  • Originally produced for television
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
be2003003077
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Isbn
9780783117157
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
026359157028
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
91570
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780783117157
  • (OCoLC)43621328
System details
DVD, Dolby surround
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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