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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, (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, (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
Dewey number
791.436353
Intended audience
Rated PG-13
Language note
  • Closed-captioned; in English and Spanish soundtracks with English, French and Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned; in English and Spanish soundtracks with English, French and Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned; in English and Spanish soundtracks with English, French and Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned; in English and Spanish soundtracks with English, French and Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned; in English and Spanish soundtracks with English, French and Spanish subtitles
  • Closed captioned
  • English, French, and Spanish tracks with French and Spanish subtitles
LC call number
PS3557.A355
LC item number
L47 1999
PerformerNote
Don Cheadle, Cicely Tyson, Mekhi Phifer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1925-2014
  • 1975-
  • 1933-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Benedetti, Robert L
  • Sargent, Joseph
  • Peacock, Ann
  • Tyson, Cicely
  • Phifer, Mekhi
  • Cheadle, Don
  • Gaines, Ernest J.
  • HBO Video (Firm)
  • Spanky Pictures
  • Ellen M. Krass Productions
Runtime
101
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Feature films
  • Films 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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines
  • See interactive menu for special features
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm43621328
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Isbn
9780783117157
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
91570
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)43621328
System details
  • DVD
  • DVD
  • DVD
  • DVD
  • DVD
  • DVD, Dolby surround
Video recording format
DVD
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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines
  • See interactive menu for special features
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm43621328
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Isbn
9780783117157
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
91570
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)43621328
System details
  • DVD
  • DVD
  • DVD
  • DVD
  • DVD
  • DVD, Dolby surround
Video recording format
DVD

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