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The Resource A lesson before dying, Spanky Pictures production in association with Ellen M. Krass Productions ; producer, Robert Benedetti ; teleplay by Ann Peacock ; directed by Joseph Sargent, (DVD videorecording)

A lesson before dying, Spanky Pictures production in association with Ellen M. Krass Productions ; producer, Robert Benedetti ; teleplay by Ann Peacock ; directed by Joseph Sargent, (DVD videorecording)

Label
A lesson before dying
Title
A lesson before dying
Statement of responsibility
Spanky Pictures production in association with Ellen M. Krass Productions ; producer, Robert Benedetti ; teleplay by Ann Peacock ; directed by Joseph Sargent
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A frustrated teacher in a southern town, whose education is being underutilized, finds his own purpose in helping bring meaning to the last days of a young man due to be executed. In teaching one person to die with dignity, he redeems himself
Cataloging source
ZNM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Donald M. Morgan ; editor, Michael Brown ; music, Ernest Troost
Intended audience
Rated PG-13
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Don Cheadle, Cicely Tyson, Mekhi Phifer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1925-
  • 1933-
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  • Tyson, Cicely
  • Phifer, Mekhi
  • Cheadle, Don
  • Sargent, Joseph
  • Gaines, Ernest J.
  • HBO Video (Firm)
  • Spanky Pictures
  • Ellen M. Krass Productions
Runtime
101
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  • Feature films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • African American men
  • Death row inmates
  • Louisiana
  • Friendship
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
A lesson before dying, Spanky Pictures production in association with Ellen M. Krass Productions ; producer, Robert Benedetti ; teleplay by Ann Peacock ; directed by Joseph Sargent, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm43621328
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Isbn
9780783117157
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
DVD 1039 91570
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
A lesson before dying, Spanky Pictures production in association with Ellen M. Krass Productions ; producer, Robert Benedetti ; teleplay by Ann Peacock ; directed by Joseph Sargent, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
Based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm43621328
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Isbn
9780783117157
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
DVD 1039 91570
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

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