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The color purple [videorecording] / A Warner Bros. & Amblin production ; produced and directed by Steven Spielberg ; co-produced by Kathleen Kennedy...[et al.] ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes.

Contributor Spielberg, Steven, 1947-

Edition Statement:Widescreen ed.

Imprint:Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c1997.

Description1 videodisc (154 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

Note:Based on the novel by Alice Walker.

Note:Originally released as a motion picture in 1985.

Target AudienceMPAA rating: PG-13.

Note:The story of Celie, a poor black woman from the south, whose friendship with two women helps her overcome the brutality of her father and husband.

Note : PerformerWhoopie Goldberg, Danny Glover, Adolph Caesar, Margaret Avery, Rae Dawn Chong, Oprah Winfrey.

Note: AwardsGolden Globe Award: Best Actress, Whoopi Goldberg

System Details NotesDVD 2-sided, Dolby surround.

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Contributor
Spielberg, Steven, 1947-
Goldberg, Whoopi, 1950-
Glover, Danny.
Caesar, Adolph, d. 1986.
Walker, Alice, 1944-
Winfrey, Oprah.
Avery, Margaret.
Chong, Rae Dawn.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Series Statement
Buhl Library Video Collection.
Subject:
African American women -- Drama.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Historical films.
Melodrama in motion pictures.
African American women -- Drama.
Index Term - Genre/Form
Adaptation.
Ethnic.
Family.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Historical films.
Melodrama.
Women.