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Author: John CassavetesShafi HadiCharles MingusLelia GoldoniAnthony RayAll authors
Publisher: Irvington, NY : Criterion Collection ; Chicago : Distributed by Home Vision Entertainment, [2004]
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 251.; John Cassavetes: five films.
Edition/Format:   DVD video   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of an interracial romance and the obstacles it puts on family relationships. When appearing on Jean Shepherd's radio program Night People, Cassevetes mentioned the improvisation work he had done with his acting class, and asked for funding to film it. When listeners actually sent in money, he worked up a script based on the classwork, and with additional funding filmed his story of three siblings, two of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Fiction films
Drama
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Cassavetes; Shafi Hadi; Charles Mingus; Lelia Goldoni; Anthony Ray; Hugh Hurd; Ben Carruthers; Rupert Crosse; Seymour Cassel; Maurice McEndree; Faces Distribution Corporation.; Criterion Collection (Firm); Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0780028031 9780780028036
OCLC Number: 56557331
Language Note: English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: "Presented by Jean Shepherd's Night People"--Credits.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1959. Film restored by UCLA in 2000-2002.
Running time does not include special features.
Special features: New high-definition digital transfer, with restored image and sound; video interviews with actress Lelia Goldoni and associate producer Seymour Cassel; rare silent 16mm footage of John Cassavetes and Burt Lane's acting workshop; restoration demonstration; stills gallery featuring rare behind the scenes production phots; trailer.
Credits: Camera, Erich Kollmar ; editor, Maurice McEndree ; music, Shafi Hadi, Charles Mingus.
Cast: Lelia Goldoni, Anthony Ray, Hugh Hurd, Ben Carruthers, Rupert Crosse.
Target Audience: Rated PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (81 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby digital mono. ; 1.33:1 aspect ratio ; RSDL dual-layer.
Contents: The pickup --
The rehearsal --
The act --
The sculpture garden --
Literary party --
The date --
The family --
A few cats come by --
Lucky day --
Slow dance --
The happiness boys --
Color bars --
Special features: Full screen presentation (1.33:1) --
New high-definition digital transfer, with restored image and sound --
Video interviews with actress Lelia Goldoni and associate producer Seymour Cassel --
Rare silent 16mm footage of John Cassavetes and Burt Lane's acting workshop --
Restoration demonstration --
Stills gallery featuring rare behind the scenes production photos --
Trailer --
Language: English mono --
Subtitles: English.
Series Title: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 251.; John Cassavetes: five films.
Other Titles: Shadows (Motion picture : 1959)
Responsibility: produced by Maurice McEndree ; associate producer, Seymour Cassel ; directed by John Cassavetes ; Faces Distribution Corporation presents.

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The story of an interracial romance and the obstacles it puts on family relationships. When appearing on Jean Shepherd's radio program Night People, Cassevetes mentioned the improvisation work he had done with his acting class, and asked for funding to film it. When listeners actually sent in money, he worked up a script based on the classwork, and with additional funding filmed his story of three siblings, two of whom can pass as white.

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