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The Resource Cotton comes to Harlem, United Artists ; Samuel Goldwyn, Jr. presents ; produced by Samuel Goldwyn, Jr. ; screenplay by Arnold Perl and Ossie Davis ; directed by Ossie Davis

Cotton comes to Harlem, United Artists ; Samuel Goldwyn, Jr. presents ; produced by Samuel Goldwyn, Jr. ; screenplay by Arnold Perl and Ossie Davis ; directed by Ossie Davis

Label
Cotton comes to Harlem
Title
Cotton comes to Harlem
Statement of responsibility
United Artists ; Samuel Goldwyn, Jr. presents ; produced by Samuel Goldwyn, Jr. ; screenplay by Arnold Perl and Ossie Davis ; directed by Ossie Davis
Contributor
Actor
Art director
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Film distributor
Film editor
Producer
Production company
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
St. Jacques is Coffin Ed Johnson and Cambridge is Gravedigger Jones, black cops who suspect preacher Lockhart's back-to-Africa campaign is a swindle. Neatly combines action and comedy
Member of
Cataloging source
OWL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Gerald Hirschfeld ; art director, Manuel Gerard ; editor, Robert Q. Lovett ; music, Galt MacDermot
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
Soundtrack in English ; closed captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.C688 2014
PerformerNote
Godfrey Cambridge, Raymond St. Jacques, Calvin Lockhart, Judy Pace, Redd Foxx, John Anderson, Emily Yancy, Lou Jacobi, Eugene Roche, J.D. Cannon, Cleavon Little
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1926-2015
  • 1933-1976
  • 1930-
  • 1934-2007
  • 1946-
  • 1922-1991
  • 1922-1992
  • 1928-2004
  • 1922-2005
  • 1926-1973
  • 1909-1984
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Davis, Ossie
  • Goldwyn, Samuel
  • Perl, Arnold
  • Cambridge, Godfrey
  • St. Jacques, Raymond
  • Lockhart, Calvin
  • Pace, Judy
  • Foxx, Redd
  • Anderson, John
  • Yancy, Emily
  • Jacobi, Lou
  • Roche, Eugene
  • Cannon, J. D.
  • Hirschfeld, Gerald
  • Gerard, Emanuel
  • Lovett, Robert Q
  • MacDermot, Galt
  • Himes, Chester B.
  • United Artists Corporation
  • Kino Lorber, Inc
Runtime
97
Series statement
Soul cinema
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Johnson, Coffin Ed (Fictitious character)
  • Jones, Grave Digger (Fictitious character)
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Johnson, Coffin Ed (Fictitious character)
  • Jones, Grave Digger (Fictitious character)
  • New York (State)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Cotton comes to Harlem, United Artists ; Samuel Goldwyn, Jr. presents ; produced by Samuel Goldwyn, Jr. ; screenplay by Arnold Perl and Ossie Davis ; directed by Ossie Davis
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1970
  • Based on the novel by Chester Himes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (97 min.)
Isbn
9786315616655
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329138325
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
K1383
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn891144852
  • (OCoLC)891144852
System details
DVD, Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital mono; Aspect ratio 1.85:1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Cotton comes to Harlem, United Artists ; Samuel Goldwyn, Jr. presents ; produced by Samuel Goldwyn, Jr. ; screenplay by Arnold Perl and Ossie Davis ; directed by Ossie Davis
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1970
  • Based on the novel by Chester Himes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (97 min.)
Isbn
9786315616655
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329138325
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
K1383
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn891144852
  • (OCoLC)891144852
System details
DVD, Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital mono; Aspect ratio 1.85:1
Video recording format
DVD

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