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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

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

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
Dewey number
791.436353
Language note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired. Language tracks in English and Spanish. Subtitles in English, French and Spanish
PerformerNote
Don Cheadle, Cicely Tyson, Mekhi Phifer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1975-
  • 1925-2014-
  • 1933-
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  • Tyson, Cicely
  • Phifer, Mekhi
  • Cheadle, Don
  • Sargent, Joseph
  • Gaines, Ernest J.
  • HBO Video (Firm)
  • Spanky Pictures (Firm)
  • Ellen M. Krass Productions
Runtime
101
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  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • African American men
  • Death row inmates
  • Friendship
  • DVD-Video discs
  • Made-for-TV movies
  • Louisiana
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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Isbn
9780783117157
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
91570
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • ocm43621328
  • 929972
System details
DVD
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
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
Publication
Note
Based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Isbn
9780783117157
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
91570
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • ocm43621328
  • 929972
System details
DVD
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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