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The Resource A lesson before dying, Spanky Pictures ; Ellen M. Krass Productions ; producer, Robert Benedetti ; directed by Joseph Sargent, (DVD videorecording)

A lesson before dying, Spanky Pictures ; Ellen M. Krass Productions ; producer, Robert Benedetti ; directed by Joseph Sargent, (DVD videorecording)

Label
A lesson before dying
Title
A lesson before dying
Statement of responsibility
Spanky Pictures ; Ellen M. Krass Productions ; producer, Robert Benedetti ; directed by Joseph Sargent
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A frustrated teacher in a southern town, whose education is being underutilized, finds his own purpose in helping bring meaning to the last days of a young man due to be executed. In teaching one person to die with dignity, he redeems himself
Cataloging source
ZNM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Donald M. Morgan ; editor, Michael Brown ; music, Ernest Troost
Intended audience
Rated PG-13
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Don Cheadle, Cicely Tyson, Mekhi Phifer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1925-2014
  • 1975-
  • 1933-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sargent, Joseph
  • Tyson, Cicely
  • Phifer, Mekhi
  • Cheadle, Don
  • Gaines, Ernest J.
  • Benedetti, Robert L
  • Peacock, Ann
  • HBO Video (Firm)
  • Spanky Pictures (Firm)
  • Ellen M. Krass Productions
Runtime
101
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gaines, Ernest J
  • African American men
  • Death row inmates
  • Friendship
  • African American men
  • Death row inmates
  • Friendship
  • Louisiana
  • Louisiana
Technique
live action
Label
A lesson before dying, Spanky Pictures ; Ellen M. Krass Productions ; producer, Robert Benedetti ; directed by Joseph Sargent, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm43621328
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
3/4 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Isbn
9780783117157
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
91570
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)43621328
  • (Sirsi) a729806
System details
DVD format
Terms governing use
For home use only.
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
A lesson before dying, Spanky Pictures ; Ellen M. Krass Productions ; producer, Robert Benedetti ; directed by Joseph Sargent, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
Based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm43621328
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
3/4 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Isbn
9780783117157
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
91570
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)43621328
  • (Sirsi) a729806
System details
DVD format
Terms governing use
For home use only.
Video recording format
laserdisc

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