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Author: Jack N GreenJoel OlianskyClint EastwoodForest WhitakerDiane VenoraAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen versionView all editions and formats
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The life of legendary jazz musician Charlie "Yardbird" Parker, directed and produced by jazz fan, Clint Eastwood. The film uses actual recordings by Parker with the backgrounds removed, and accompaniment by modern musicians attuned to the Yardbird's improvisations.
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Named Person: Charlie Parker; Charlie Parker; Charlie Parker
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jack N Green; Joel Oliansky; Clint Eastwood; Forest Whitaker; Diane Venora; Michael Zelniker; Samuel E Wright; Keith David; Lennie Niehaus; Joel Cox; Edward C Carfagno; Warner Bros.; Malpaso (Company); Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790753014 9780790753010
OCLC Number: 46335296
Language Note: In English (5.1) or dubbed French (stereo.) with optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish, or Portuguese; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1988.
Special features: Cast and crew biographies; Optional music-only soundtrack; Theatrical trailer ; Awards.
Credits: Director of photography, Jack N. Green ; music score, Lennie Niehaus ; editor, Joel Cox ; production design, Edward C. Carfagno.
Cast: Forest Whitaker, Diane Venora, Michael Zelniker, Samuel E. Wright, Keith David.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videodisc (160 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen presentation; Dolby digital surround 5.1, surround stereo.
Contents: Features: music only audio track, interactive menus, cast/director film highlights, theatrical trailer, scene access ; Language English and French ; Subtitles English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese.
Other Titles: Bird (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Warner Bros. presents a Malpaso production ; written by Joel Oliansky ; produced and directed by Clint Eastwood.

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The life of legendary jazz musician Charlie "Yardbird" Parker, directed and produced by jazz fan, Clint Eastwood. The film uses actual recordings by Parker with the backgrounds removed, and accompaniment by modern musicians attuned to the Yardbird's improvisations.

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