The Resource Dreamgirls, DreamWorks SKG ; Paramount Pictures ; Laurence Mark Productions ; produced by Laurence Mark ; screenplay by Bill Condon ; directed by Bill Condon, (DVD)

Dreamgirls, DreamWorks SKG ; Paramount Pictures ; Laurence Mark Productions ; produced by Laurence Mark ; screenplay by Bill Condon ; directed by Bill Condon, (DVD)

Label
Dreamgirls
Title
Dreamgirls
Statement of responsibility
DreamWorks SKG ; Paramount Pictures ; Laurence Mark Productions ; produced by Laurence Mark ; screenplay by Bill Condon ; directed by Bill Condon
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Three young women Deena Jones, Effie White, and Lorrell Robinson desire to become pop stars. They get their wish when they are picked to be backup singers for the legendary James "Thunder" Early. When they are set free for leads, Curtis Taylor and Effie's brother C.C. decide that Deena should be the lead singer, which upsets Effie. The girls discover exactly what it takes to be in the music business and what they must give up to realize their dream
Awards note
  • Academy Awards (USA), 2007: Oscar - Best Achievement in Sound Mixing (Michael Minkler, Bob Beemer, Willie D. Burton) ; Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Jennifer Hudson).
  • Golden Globes, USA, 2007: Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy ; Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (Eddie Murphy) ; Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (Jennifer Hudson).
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Tobias Schliessler ; editor, Virginia Katz ; original music, Henry Krieger ; costume designer, Sharen Davis ; production designer, John Myhre
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for langauges, some sexuality and drug content
Language note
English (Dolby 5.1, Dolby 2.0) or French (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.M86
LC item number
D743645757 2007
PerformerNote
Jamie Foxx, Beyoncé Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Danny Glover, Jennifer Hudson, Anika Noni Rose, Keith Robinson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1955-
  • 1981-
  • 1961-
  • 1981-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Foxx, Jamie
  • Mark, Laurence
  • Condon, Bill
  • Beyoncé
  • Murphy, Eddie
  • Glover, Danny
  • Hudson, Jennifer
  • Rose, Anika Noni
  • Robinson, Keith
  • Krieger, Henry
  • Eyen, Tom
  • DreamWorks SKG
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Laurence Mark Productions (Firm)
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
130
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Girl groups (Musical groups)
  • Popular music
  • African American singers
  • Music trade
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Dreamgirls, DreamWorks SKG ; Paramount Pictures ; Laurence Mark Productions ; produced by Laurence Mark ; screenplay by Bill Condon ; directed by Bill Condon, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Tom Eyen
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
  • Special features: 12 extended and alternate scenes; music video "Listen" by Beyonce Knowles; never-before-seen Jenifer Hudson performance
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm85777776
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 or 2 videodisc (130 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9781415731550
Isbn Type
(full)
Lccn
ocm85777776
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097361235448
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
123544
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 1483153
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Dreamgirls, DreamWorks SKG ; Paramount Pictures ; Laurence Mark Productions ; produced by Laurence Mark ; screenplay by Bill Condon ; directed by Bill Condon, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Tom Eyen
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
  • Special features: 12 extended and alternate scenes; music video "Listen" by Beyonce Knowles; never-before-seen Jenifer Hudson performance
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm85777776
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 or 2 videodisc (130 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9781415731550
Isbn Type
(full)
Lccn
ocm85777776
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097361235448
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
123544
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 1483153
Video recording format
DVD

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