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A raisin in the sun [videorecording] / American Playhouse presents a production of Robert Nemiroff/Jaki Brown/Toni Livingston/Josephine Abady Productions ; produced by Chiz Schultz ; written by Lorraine Hansberry ; directed by Bill Duke.

Call number: SHARED SYSTEM
Publisher: [United States] : Monterey Media, Inc., [2004]
Publication date: [2004]
Subject: African American families -- Drama.
Home ownership -- Drama.
Insurance claims -- Drama.
Title: A raisin in the sun [videorecording] / American Playhouse presents a production of Robert Nemiroff/Jaki Brown/Toni Livingston/Josephine Abady Productions ; produced by Chiz Schultz ; written by Lorraine Hansberry ; directed by Bill Duke.
Title added entry: American playhouse (Television program)
Additional title: Title on container :Lorraine Hansberry's A raisin in the sun
Physical description: 1 videodisc (172 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Performer note: Scarletta DuPois, Danny Glover, Kimble Joyner, Kim Yancey, Esther Rolle, Lou Ferguson, Joseph C. Phillips, Helen Martin, John Fiedler, Stephen Henderson.
Credits note: Camera, Greg Cook, Gregory Harms, Kenneth A. Patterson ; art director, Fredda Slavin ; music composer, Ed Bland ; costume designers, Celia Bryant, Judy Dearing ; production designer, Thomas Cariello.
Target audience note: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Notes: Originally broadcast on the television series American Playhouse in 1988.
Based on the stage production directed by Harold Scott.
Special features: about the author; in her words; about the play; about the cast.
DVD, Region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital.
Summary note: A $10,000 insurance benefit creates conflicting dreams within a Chicago ghetto family. Son, Walter Lee wants to start his own business while his mom wishes to spend her days in a little house of her own. Their love a bond, their warmhearted humor a breath of fresh air, their tenative hold on dignity - their lifeline. A family caught between the reality of their surroundings and a chance at a piece of the American dream.
Genre: Video recordings.
Added author: Schultz, Chiz.
Duke, Bill, 1943-
DuPois, Starletta.
Glover, Danny.
Joyner, Kimble.
Yancey, Kim.
Rolle, Esther.
Ferguson, Lou.
Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930-1965. Raisin in the sun.
Monterey Media Inc.
ISBN: 1569946345
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|997501
Bib No.: 997501

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