The Color purple [videorecording] / Warner Bros. presents a Steven Spielberg film ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Quincy Jones ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes ; directed by Steven Spielberg
- Uniform Title:
- Color purple (Motion picture)
- Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 
- Copyright Date:
- Two-disc special ed.
- Physical Description:
- 2 videodiscs (154 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
- Additional Creators:
- Spielberg, Steven, 1946-
Kennedy, Kathleen, 1954-
Jones, Quincy, 1933-
Caesar, Adolph, 1933-1986
Chong, Rae Dawn
Goldberg, Whoopi, 1955-
Riva, J. Michael
Walker, Alice, 1944-
Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
Warner Home Video (Firm)
- Language Note:
Includes French dubbed version and subtitles in English, French and Spanish.
- 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.
- Audience Notes:
- MPAA rating: PG-13.
- Title from container.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985.
Based on the novel by Alice Walker.
Special features: Disc one: Awards notes; theatrical trailers. Disc two: 4 all-new documentaries: Cconversations 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 Note:
- Director of photography, Allen Daviau ; production designer, J. Michael Riva ; editor, Michael Kahn ; music, Quincy Jones.
- Participant/Performer Note:
- Danny Glover, Adolph Caesar, Margaret Avery, Rae Dawn Chong, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey.
- Technical Details:
- DVD, Region 1, Dolby digital surround 5.1 or 2.0; widescreen.
- Source of Acquisition:
- Behrend copy: Purchased with funds from the Verna M. Lombard Library Endowment; 20034.
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