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Do the right thing

Author: Spike LeeDanny AielloOssie DavisRuby DeeRichard EdsonAll authors
Publisher: Irvington, N.Y. : Voyager Co. ; Universal City, CA : MCA Home Video, 1995.
Series: Criterion collection, 266.
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
Fiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Spike Lee; Danny Aiello; Ossie Davis; Ruby Dee; Richard Edson; Giancarlo Esposito; Bill Nunn; John Turturro; Universal Pictures (Firm); Forty Acres & a Mule Filmworks.; Voyager Company.; MCA Universal Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1559406534 9781559406536
OCLC Number: 33977121
Notes: Originally released as motion picture in 1989.
Soundtrack on digital tracks and analog track 1. A running commentary by Spike Lee, Ernest Dickerson, Wynn Thomas and Joie Lee is on anlog track 2. Running commentary by Carlton "Chuck D" Ridenhour is on analog tracks 1 and 2, side 5. Each can be listened to separately while watching the film.
Program notes by Roger Ebert on container.
Includes: The making of Do the right thing, a 60-minute documentary on the film's production by St. Clair Bournet; exclusive, never-before-seen footage shot during rehearsal and production; Spike Lee joints, clips and stills from other Spike Lee films; behind-the-scenes production photos from David Lee; bonus track from rap artist Chuck D; the original trailer.
Rated R.
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), Bill Nunn (Radio Raheem), John Turturro (Pino).
Description: 3 videodiscs (120 min.) : sound, color ; 12 in.
Details: Laser optical; CLV; CAV; Videoscope; stereo/Dolby surround, digital sound, letterboxed.
Series Title: Criterion collection, 266.
Other Titles: Do the right thing (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Universal ; 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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