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The Resource Do the right thing, directed by Spike Lee

Do the right thing, directed by Spike Lee

Label
Do the right thing
Title
Do the right thing
Statement of responsibility
directed by Spike Lee
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Story of the racial tensions that surround a white-owned pizzeria in the Bed-Stuy section of Brooklyn on the hottest day of the summer. One of the most controversial and thought-provoking films ever made. Bonus material includes commentary with Director Spike Lee and more
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Do the right thing (Motion picture)
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: R
Language note
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.D684 2019
PerformerNote
John Turturro, Danny Aiello, Spike Lee, Ruby Dee
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1957-
  • 1933-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lee, Spike
  • Turturro, John
  • Aiello, Danny
  • Dee, Ruby
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
120
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  • United States
  • African Americans
  • Italian American families
  • African Americans
  • Family-owned business enterprises
  • Police brutality
  • Riots
Technique
live action
Label
Do the right thing, directed by Spike Lee
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from sell sheet
  • 500 Originally released as a motion picture in 1989
  • Widescreen (1.85:1 aspect ratio)
  • Special features: new 4K digital restoration, approved by cinematographer, Ernest Dickerson, with 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master audio sound track ont the Blu-ray ; audio commentary from 1995 featuring director Spike Lee, cinematographer, Ernest Dickerson, production designer Wynn Thomas, and actor Joie Lee; introductions by Lee; Making "Do the right thing," a documentary from 1988 by St. Clair Bourne; new interviews with costume designer Ruth E. Carter, camera assistant Darnell Martin, New York City Council member Robert Cornegy Jr., and writer Nelson George; interview with editor Barry Alexander Brown from 2000; programs from 2000 and 2009 featuring Lee and members of the cast and crew; Twenty years later, an interview program from 2009 featuring Lee and members of the cast and crew; music video for Public Enemy's "Fight the power," directed by Lee, with remarks from rapper Chuck D; behind-the-scenes footage; Cannes Film Festival press conference from 1989; deleted and extended scenes; original storyboards, trailer, and TV spots; an essay by critic Vinson Cunningham and extensive excerpts from the journal Lee kept during the preparation for and production of the film
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
on1102682181
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Criterion collection.
Extent
2 videodiscs (120 min.)
Isbn
9781681436173
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515232715
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC3054DDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1102682181
System details
DVD; Widescreen (1.85:1 aspect ratio) presentation; 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Do the right thing, directed by Spike Lee
Publication
Note
  • Title from sell sheet
  • 500 Originally released as a motion picture in 1989
  • Widescreen (1.85:1 aspect ratio)
  • Special features: new 4K digital restoration, approved by cinematographer, Ernest Dickerson, with 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master audio sound track ont the Blu-ray ; audio commentary from 1995 featuring director Spike Lee, cinematographer, Ernest Dickerson, production designer Wynn Thomas, and actor Joie Lee; introductions by Lee; Making "Do the right thing," a documentary from 1988 by St. Clair Bourne; new interviews with costume designer Ruth E. Carter, camera assistant Darnell Martin, New York City Council member Robert Cornegy Jr., and writer Nelson George; interview with editor Barry Alexander Brown from 2000; programs from 2000 and 2009 featuring Lee and members of the cast and crew; Twenty years later, an interview program from 2009 featuring Lee and members of the cast and crew; music video for Public Enemy's "Fight the power," directed by Lee, with remarks from rapper Chuck D; behind-the-scenes footage; Cannes Film Festival press conference from 1989; deleted and extended scenes; original storyboards, trailer, and TV spots; an essay by critic Vinson Cunningham and extensive excerpts from the journal Lee kept during the preparation for and production of the film
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
on1102682181
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Criterion collection.
Extent
2 videodiscs (120 min.)
Isbn
9781681436173
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515232715
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC3054DDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1102682181
System details
DVD; Widescreen (1.85:1 aspect ratio) presentation; 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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