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The Resource A soldiers story, Columbia Pictures presents a Norman Jewison Film ; screenplay by Charles Fuller ; produced by Norman Jewison, Ronald L. Schwary, Patrick Palmer ; directed by Norman Jewison, (DVD)

A soldiers story, Columbia Pictures presents a Norman Jewison Film ; screenplay by Charles Fuller ; produced by Norman Jewison, Ronald L. Schwary, Patrick Palmer ; directed by Norman Jewison, (DVD)

Label
A soldiers story
Title
A soldiers story
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures presents a Norman Jewison Film ; screenplay by Charles Fuller ; produced by Norman Jewison, Ronald L. Schwary, Patrick Palmer ; directed by Norman Jewison
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • chi
  • kor
  • por
  • spa
  • tha
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Captain Davenport, a proud black army attorney, is sent to Fort Neal, Louisiana, to investigate the ruthless shooting death of Sergeant Waters. Through interviews with Sarge's men, Davenport learns that he was a vicious man who served the white world and despised his own roots. Was the killer a bigoted white officer? Or could he have been a black soldier embittered by Waters' constant race baiting?
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director, Norman Jewison
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: PG
Language note
English or Spanish dialogue; Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish or Thai subtitles. Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.S6 2010
PerformerNote
Adolph Caesar, Denzel Washington, Howard E. Rollins Jr., Robert Townsend, David Alan Grier
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1926-
  • 1950-1996
  • 1933-1986
  • 1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jewison, Norman
  • Fuller, Charles
  • Schwary, Ronald L
  • Palmer, Patrick
  • Rollins, Howard E.
  • Caesar, Adolph
  • Washington, Denzel
  • Fuller, Charles
  • Columbia Pictures
Runtime
97
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Racism
  • African American soldiers
  • Louisiana
Technique
live action
Label
A soldiers story, Columbia Pictures presents a Norman Jewison Film ; screenplay by Charles Fuller ; produced by Norman Jewison, Ronald L. Schwary, Patrick Palmer ; directed by Norman Jewison, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on: A soldier's play / Charles Fuller
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1984
  • Special features: Production notes; "march to freedom" documentary narrated by Paul Winfield; director Norman Jewison's commentary; original theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (97 min.)
Isbn
9780767824583
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 043396040892
  • 014381689723
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
04089
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn700944748
  • (OCoLC)700944748
  • 1413825
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1); remastered in high definition
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A soldiers story, Columbia Pictures presents a Norman Jewison Film ; screenplay by Charles Fuller ; produced by Norman Jewison, Ronald L. Schwary, Patrick Palmer ; directed by Norman Jewison, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on: A soldier's play / Charles Fuller
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1984
  • Special features: Production notes; "march to freedom" documentary narrated by Paul Winfield; director Norman Jewison's commentary; original theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (97 min.)
Isbn
9780767824583
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 043396040892
  • 014381689723
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
04089
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn700944748
  • (OCoLC)700944748
  • 1413825
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1); remastered in high definition
Video recording format
DVD

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