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Title:
A raisin in the sun [videorecording] / American Playhouse presents a production of Robert Nemiroff/Jaki Brown/Toni Livingston/Josephine Abady Productions ; produced by Chiz Schultz ; written by Lorraine Hansberry ; directed by Bill Duke.
Call Number:
DVD RAI
Publication Date:
[2004]
Publisher:
[United States] : Monterey Media, Inc., [2004]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (172 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Performer:
Scarletta DuPois, Danny Glover, Kimble Joyner, Kim Yancey, Esther Rolle, Lou Ferguson, Joseph C. Phillips, Helen Martin, John Fiedler, Stephen Henderson.
Credits:
Camera, Greg Cook, Gregory Harms, Kenneth A. Patterson ; art director, Fredda Slavin ; music composer, Ed Bland ; costume designers, Celia Bryant, Judy Dearing ; production designer, Thomas Cariello.

Scarletta DuPois, Danny Glover, Kimble Joyner, Kim Yancey, Esther Rolle, Lou Ferguson, Joseph C. Phillips, Helen Martin, John Fiedler, Stephen Henderson.
Target Audience:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Notes:
Originally broadcast on the television series American Playhouse in 1988.

Based on the stage production directed by Harold Scott.

Special features: about the author; in her words; about the play; about the cast.

DVD, Region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital.
Summary:
A $10,000 insurance benefit creates conflicting dreams within a Chicago ghetto family. Son, Walter Lee wants to start his own business while his mom wishes to spend her days in a little house of her own. Their love a bond, their warmhearted humor a breath of fresh air, their tenative hold on dignity - their lifeline. A family caught between the reality of their surroundings and a chance at a piece of the American dream.
Added Uniform Title:
American playhouse (Television program)
Added Title:
Title on container : Lorraine Hansberry's A raisin in the sun
Horizon Bib Number:
997501
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