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Do the right thing

Author: Spike LeeDanny AielloOssie DavisRuby DeeJohn TurturroAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : MCA Home Video, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Video : Videodisc   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This powerful visual feast combines humor and drama with memorable characters while tracing the course of a single day on a block in the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn. It's the hottest day of the year, a scorching 24-hour period that will change the lives of its residents forever.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Spike Lee; Danny Aiello; Ossie Davis; Ruby Dee; John Turturro; Rosie Perez; Joie Susannah Lee; Samuel L Jackson; Forty Acres & a Mule Filmworks.; MCA Home Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 21059064
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1989.
Credits: Production design, Wynn Thomas ; original music score, Bill Lee ; editor, Barry Alexander Brown ; photography, Ernest Dickerson ; co-producer, Monty Ross.
Cast: Danny Aiello (Sal), Ossie Davis (Da Mayor), Ruby Dee (Mother Sister), Richard Edson (Vito), Giancarlo Esposito (Buggin Out), Spike Lee (Mookie), Bull Nunn (Radio Raheem), John Turturro (Pino), Rosie Perez (Tina), Joie Lee (Jade), Sam Jackson (Mister Señor Love Daddy).
Description: 2 videodiscs (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 12 in.
Details: Laserdisc, extended play (CLV); stereo., digital sound, CX encoded.
Other Titles: Do the right thing (Motion picture)
Responsibility: a Forty Acres and a Mule production ; produced, directed, and written by Spike Lee.

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This powerful visual feast combines humor and drama with memorable characters while tracing the course of a single day on a block in the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn. It's the hottest day of the year, a scorching 24-hour period that will change the lives of its residents forever.

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