Coverart for item
The Resource A raisin in the sun, Columbia Pictures ; producers, David Susskind and Philip Rose ; screenplay writer, Lorraine Hansberry ; director, Daniel Petrie, (DVD)

A raisin in the sun, Columbia Pictures ; producers, David Susskind and Philip Rose ; screenplay writer, Lorraine Hansberry ; director, Daniel Petrie, (DVD)

Label
A raisin in the sun
Title
A raisin in the sun
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures ; producers, David Susskind and Philip Rose ; screenplay writer, Lorraine Hansberry ; director, Daniel Petrie
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Film director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Film of the award-winning play about a struggling black family living on Chicago's South Side and the impact of an unexpected insurance bequest. Each family member sees the bequest as the means of realizing dreams and of escape from grinding frustrations
Member of
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music by Laurence Rosenthal ; director of photography, Charles Lawton, Jr. ; editors, William A. Lyon, Paul Weatherwax
Intended audience
MWT rating: NR
Language note
  • English audio
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, Ruby Dee, Diana Sands, Ivan Dixon, John Fiedler, Louis Gossett, Stephen Perry, Joel Fluellen, Louis Terkel, Roy Glenn
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1920-1987
  • 1921-2011
  • 1930-1965
  • 1931-2008
  • 1925-2005
  • 1936-
  • 1907-1990
  • 1912-2008
  • 1915-1971
  • 1930-1965
  • 1926-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Susskind, David
  • Rose, Philip
  • Hansberry, Lorraine
  • Poitier, Sidney
  • McNeil, Claudia
  • Dee, Ruby
  • Sands, Diana
  • Dixon, Ivan
  • Fiedler, John
  • Gossett, Louis
  • Perry, Stephen
  • Fluellen, Joel
  • Terkel, Studs
  • Glenn, Roy
  • Petrie, Daniel
  • Hansberry, Lorraine
  • Rosenthal, Laurence
Runtime
128
Series statement
The Criterion Collection
Series volume
945
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hansberry, Lorraine
  • African American families
  • Racism
  • Home ownership
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
A raisin in the sun, Columbia Pictures ; producers, David Susskind and Philip Rose ; screenplay writer, Lorraine Hansberry ; director, Daniel Petrie, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1961
  • Based on the stage play by Lorraine Hansberry, produced on the stage by Philip Rose and David J. Cogan
  • Special features: New, restored 4K digital transfer, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack Interview from 1961 with playwright/screenwriter Lorraine Hansberry ; New interview with Imani Perry, author of Looking for Lorraine ; Episode of Theater Talk from 2002 featuring producer Philip Rose and actors Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis ; Excerpt from Black Theatre: The Making of a Movement (1978), with a new introduction by director Woodie King Jr. ; New interview with film scholar Mia Mask, coeditor of Poitier Revisited ' Interview from 2002 with director Daniel Petrie Trailer ; PLUS: An essay by scholar Sarita Cannon and author James Baldwin’s 1969 tribute to Hansberry, “Sweet Lorraine”
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
1731864
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 128 min.)
Isbn
9781681435022
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515220712
Other physical details
sound, black & white
Publisher number
12158557
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, widescreen
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A raisin in the sun, Columbia Pictures ; producers, David Susskind and Philip Rose ; screenplay writer, Lorraine Hansberry ; director, Daniel Petrie, (DVD)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1961
  • Based on the stage play by Lorraine Hansberry, produced on the stage by Philip Rose and David J. Cogan
  • Special features: New, restored 4K digital transfer, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack Interview from 1961 with playwright/screenwriter Lorraine Hansberry ; New interview with Imani Perry, author of Looking for Lorraine ; Episode of Theater Talk from 2002 featuring producer Philip Rose and actors Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis ; Excerpt from Black Theatre: The Making of a Movement (1978), with a new introduction by director Woodie King Jr. ; New interview with film scholar Mia Mask, coeditor of Poitier Revisited ' Interview from 2002 with director Daniel Petrie Trailer ; PLUS: An essay by scholar Sarita Cannon and author James Baldwin’s 1969 tribute to Hansberry, “Sweet Lorraine”
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
1731864
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 128 min.)
Isbn
9781681435022
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515220712
Other physical details
sound, black & white
Publisher number
12158557
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, widescreen
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

    • Tomkins Cove Public LibraryBorrow it
      419 LIBERTY DRIVE N, TOMKINS COVE, NY, 10986, US
      41.258245 -73.983884

Library Links

Processing Feedback ...