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Author: Whoopi Goldberg; Steven Spielberg; Alice Walker; Warner Bros.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Warner Home Video, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English : [Audio described ed.] ; Special widescreen edView all editions and formats
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This is the story of a black family's growth and flowering as told through the life of Celie. Set in the rural South about 1909, it tells of the loving relationship between Celie and her sister Nettie. At the center of everything is Celie, who as a young girl gives birth to two children who are both taken away from her. She and her sister are also separated. Celie then marries into a life of virtual servitude to a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Whoopi Goldberg; Steven Spielberg; Alice Walker; Warner Bros.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790784459 9780790784458
OCLC Number: 52826930
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the novel by Alice Walker.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985.
This film is described for people who are blind or have low vision.
Credits: Director of photography, Allen Daviau ; music, Quincy Jones.
Cast: Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover, Adolph Caesar, Margaret Avery, Rae Dawn Chong.
Target Audience: Rated PG-13.
Description: 1 videocassette (154 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Color purple (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Warner Brothers ; director, Steven Spielberg ; producers, Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Quincy Jones ; screenplay, Menno Meyjes.

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This is the story of a black family's growth and flowering as told through the life of Celie. Set in the rural South about 1909, it tells of the loving relationship between Celie and her sister Nettie. At the center of everything is Celie, who as a young girl gives birth to two children who are both taken away from her. She and her sister are also separated. Celie then marries into a life of virtual servitude to a brutal man causing her life to be filled with oppression and grinding disappointments. Her joys are few until, after 40 years, she is reunited with her family.

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