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|Document Type:||Visual material|
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|Notes:||Credits were supplied from Variety review, May 24, 1989; videodisc sleeve.
A Universal Pictures release.
Playing time on release was 120 min. according to Variety review, May 24, 1989.
Originally made in Duart color with Deluxe prints, and with Dolby sound; originally released in 1.85:1 aspect ratio.
Criterion collection version was transferred from the original 35 mm. intermediate positive under the supervision of Ernest Dickerson; the sound was mastered from the 2-trk Dolby stereo. surround magnetic master.
Copyright notice on videodisc sleeve: c1989, Universal City Studios, Inc.
|Credits:||Camera, Ernest Dickerson; editor, Barry Alexander Brown; music, Bill Lee; sound, Skip Lievsay; production design, Wynn Thomas; set decoration, Steve Rosse; assistant director, Randy Fletcher; costumes, Ruth Carter; casting, Robi Reed; choreographer, Rosie Perez; saxophone solos by Branford Marsalis.|
|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); Rosie Perez (Tina); Paul Benjamin (M.L.); Frankie Faison (Coconut Sid); Robin Harris (Sweet Dick Willie); John Savage (Clifton); Joie Lee (Jade); Sam Jackson (Mr. Señor Love Daddy); Roger Guenveur Smith (Smiley); Steve White (Ahmad); Martin Lawrence (Lee); Leonard Thomas (Punchy); Christa Rivers (Ella); Frank Vincent (Charlie); Miguel Sandoval (Officer Ponte); Rick Aiello (Officer Long).|
|Event notes:||Filmed in the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn.|
|Series Title:||Criterion collection.|
|Other Titles:||Making of Do the right thing.
Do the right thing--trailer.
|Responsibility:||40 Acres and A Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee joint ; produced and directed by Spike Lee ; coproducer, Monty Ross ; line producer, Jon Kilik ; screenplay, Spike Lee.|
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