The Color Purple

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Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2003.
2-disc widescreen Special ed.
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2 videodiscs (154 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. 
MPAA rating: PG-13.


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Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2003.
2-disc widescreen Special ed.


General Note
Title from container.
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Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985.
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Based on the novel by Alice Walker.
General Note
Special features: Disc one: Awards notes; theatrical trailers. Disc two: 4 all-new documentaries: Conversations with the ancestors: from book to screen; A collaboration of spirits: casting and acting; The color purple: the musical; and Cultivating a classic: the making of The color purple; storyboard and photo galleries.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Allen Daviau ; production designer, J. Michael Riva ; editor, Michael Kahn ; music, Quincy Jones.
Danny Glover, Adolph Caesar, Margaret Avery, Rae Dawn Chong, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey.
The heart-wrenching story of a young black girl in the early 20th century who's forced into a brutal marriage and separated from her sister.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG-13.
System Details
DVD, widescreen presentation; Dolby digital surround 5.1 or 2.0.
Dialogue in English or dubbed French with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Spielberg, S., Kennedy, K., Marshall, F., Meyjes, M., Glover, D., Caesar, A., Avery, M., Chong, R. D., Winfrey, O., Daviau, A., Riva, J. M., Kahn, M., & Walker, A. (2003). The Color Purple (2-disc widescreen Special ed.). Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Steven Spielberg et al.. 2003. The Color Purple. Burbank, CA: Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Steven Spielberg et al.. The Color Purple Burbank, CA: Warner Home Video, 2003.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Spielberg, Steven, et al. The Color Purple 2-disc widescreen Special ed., Warner Home Video, 2003.

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