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The Resource Wattstax, a Stax Films/Wolper Pictures production ; directed by Mel Stuart ; produced by Larry Shaw, Mel Stuart, (DVD)

Wattstax, a Stax Films/Wolper Pictures production ; directed by Mel Stuart ; produced by Larry Shaw, Mel Stuart, (DVD)

Label
Wattstax
Title
Wattstax
Statement of responsibility
a Stax Films/Wolper Pictures production ; directed by Mel Stuart ; produced by Larry Shaw, Mel Stuart
Contributor
Director
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On Aug. 20, 1972, more than 100,000 people attended a concert that came to be known as 'the Black Woodstock.' Staged in Los Angeles, Calif., it was in part a response to Watts Riot of 1965. Wattstax documents this historic event and includes the once-lost original ending
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Roderick Young; edited by Robert K. Lambert
Dewey number
780.96/073
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
M1670
LC item number
.W37 2004
PerformerNote
Richard Pryor, Isaac Hayes, Luther Ingram, The Staple Singers, Johnnie Taylor, The Emotions, Jesse Jackson, Kim Weston
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1960-
  • 1940-2005
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Stuart, Mel
  • Chuck D
  • Bowman, Robert M. J.
  • Pryor, Richard
  • Hayes, Isaac
  • Ingram, Luther
  • Taylor, Johnnie
  • Staple Singers
  • Emotions (Musical group)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
103
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • African American musicians
  • Watts Riot, Los Angeles, Calif., 1965
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Wattstax, a Stax Films/Wolper Pictures production ; directed by Mel Stuart ; produced by Larry Shaw, Mel Stuart, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally aired in 1973
  • Special features: audio and video commentaries by rap activist/musicologist Chuck D and music historian Rob Bowman; audio commentary by director Mel Stuart, Larry Clark, Al Bell and Isaac Hayes; Rolling down a mountain: Isaac Hayes performs the original 1973 version's finale; complete Albert King performance of I'll Play the Blues For You; original 1973 and special edition 2003 trailers
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm56365712
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
30th-anniversary special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Isbn
9780790794594
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
15.99
Other control number
085393499723
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
34997
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • WAR34997D
  • (OCoLC)56365712
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby digital, surround 5.1, stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Wattstax, a Stax Films/Wolper Pictures production ; directed by Mel Stuart ; produced by Larry Shaw, Mel Stuart, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally aired in 1973
  • Special features: audio and video commentaries by rap activist/musicologist Chuck D and music historian Rob Bowman; audio commentary by director Mel Stuart, Larry Clark, Al Bell and Isaac Hayes; Rolling down a mountain: Isaac Hayes performs the original 1973 version's finale; complete Albert King performance of I'll Play the Blues For You; original 1973 and special edition 2003 trailers
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm56365712
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
30th-anniversary special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Isbn
9780790794594
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
15.99
Other control number
085393499723
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
34997
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • WAR34997D
  • (OCoLC)56365712
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby digital, surround 5.1, stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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