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The harder they come

Author: Perry Henzell; Trevor D Rhone; Jimmy Cliff; International Films.; Xenon Pictures.
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Xenon Pictures, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : DVD audio : Music : NTSC color broadcast system   Sound Recording : English : Film & soundtrack special edView all editions and formats
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A country boy who travels to Kingston to make it big as a reggae singer is ruthlessly exploited, first by his employer, then by the producer of his hit record. At last he becomes a pot-pushing desperado in an effort to live up to the code of his favorite movie heroes.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fiction films
Musical films
Subculture films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Musical
Drama Jamaica
Material Type: Music, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Perry Henzell; Trevor D Rhone; Jimmy Cliff; International Films.; Xenon Pictures.
ISBN: 1597881155 9781597881159
OCLC Number: 71214531
Language Note: In Jamaican English with optional English subtitles.
Notes: Videodisc release of the 1972 motion picture.
Booklet inserted in container.
Accompanying compact disc, Jimmy Cliff in The harder they come : original soundtrack recording, previously issued in 2001 as Island: 314 586 158-2.
Special features: "One and all: the phenomenon of The harder they come" featurette ; making-of documentary, "Hard Road to Travel" ; interviews with Jimmy Cliff, Arthur Gorson, and director Perry Henzell; slide show, "The wild side of paradise"; music video.
Credits: Editor, John Victor Smith, Richard White, Reicland Anderson ; photography, David MacDonald, Peter Jessop, Franklin St. Juste.
Cast: Jimmy Cliff, Janet Bartley, Carl Bradshaw, Ras Daniel Hartman, Bobby Charlton.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.) + 1 booklet
Details: DVD; NTSC, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., 5.1 surround, or original mono; widescreen 16x9.
Contents: CD. You can get it if you really want --
Draw your brakes --
Rivers of Babylon --
Many rivers to cross --
Sweet and dandy --
Harder they come --
Johnny Too Bad --
007 (Shanty Town) --
Pressure drop --
Sitting in limbo --
You can get it if you really want --
Harder they come.
Other Titles: Jimmy Cliff in The harder they come : original soundtrack recording.
Responsibility: International Films Management Ltd. presents ; a Perry Henzell film ; written by Perry Henzell & Trevor D. Rhone ; produced & directed by Perry Henzell.

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A country boy who travels to Kingston to make it big as a reggae singer is ruthlessly exploited, first by his employer, then by the producer of his hit record. At last he becomes a pot-pushing desperado in an effort to live up to the code of his favorite movie heroes.

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