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The color purple [videorecording] / Warner Bros. presents a Steven Spielberg film ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Quincy Jones ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; Amblin Entertainment in association with Quincy Jones ; a Guber-Peters Company production.

Available copies

  • 15 of 16 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Terryville Public Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 16 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Terryville Public Library DVD F COL (Text to phone) 34028153250809 Adult DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781419855092
  • ISBN: 1419855093
  • ISBN: 1419855093
  • ISBN: 9781419855092
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (154 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen version.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2007.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the novel by Alice Walker.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985.
Special features include cast biographies, production notes, awards, theatrical trailers.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Allen Daviau ; production designer, J. Michael Riva ; editor, Michael Kahn ; music, Quincy Jones.
Participant or Performer Note:
Danny Glover, Adolph Caesar, Margaret Avery, Rae Dawn Chong, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey, Akosua Busia, Willard Pugh.
Summary, etc.:
The heart-wrenching story of a young black girl in the early 20th century who is forced into a brutal marriage and separated from her sister.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13.
MPAA rating: PG-13.
System Details Note:
DVD, Dolby Digital; stereo; widescreen.
DVD, region 1; widescreen version; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround (English), surround stereo (French).
Language Note:
Closed-captioned.
Includes French dubbed version and subtitles in English, French and Spanish.
Subject: African American women > Drama.
Sisters > Drama.
African American women > Drama.
Sisters > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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