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The Resource A patch of blue, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, (videorecording)

A patch of blue, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, (videorecording)

Label
A patch of blue
Title
A patch of blue
Statement of responsibility
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Accidentally blinded as a child, 18-year-old Selina D'Arcey falls in love with a gentle and charming man, Gordon Ralfe, whom she meets in a rare visit to a park. Her racist mother declares that because Gordon is black, their relationship cannot continue, forcing Selina to choose between her family and her heart
Related
Awards note
Academy award, 1966: Best supporting actress (Winters); Golden Globe, 1966: Most promising newcomer - female (Hartman).
Cataloging source
EHI
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Jerry Goldsmith ; screenplay/director, Guy Green ; producer, Pandro S. Berman
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
  • English & French languages; subtitles in English, French, Spanish
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.P38 2003
PerformerNote
Sidney Poitier, Shelley Winters, Elizabeth Hartman, Wallace Ford
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1941-1987
  • 1905-1996
  • 1913-2005
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Poitier, Sidney
  • Winters, Shelley
  • Hartman, Elizabeth
  • Berman, Pandro S.
  • Green, Guy
  • Kata, Elizabeth
  • Turner Entertainment Co
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
105
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Racism
  • Blind women
Technique
live action
Label
A patch of blue, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1965
  • Based on "Be ready with bells and drums" by Elizabeth Kata
  • Special features include feature-length commentary by director Guy Green; stills gallery; "Sidney Poitier: the legacy" essay; award notes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm51845612
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc [105 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9782000005032
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569795549
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 844485
  • (Sirsi) o51845612
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A patch of blue, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1965
  • Based on "Be ready with bells and drums" by Elizabeth Kata
  • Special features include feature-length commentary by director Guy Green; stills gallery; "Sidney Poitier: the legacy" essay; award notes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm51845612
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc [105 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9782000005032
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569795549
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 844485
  • (Sirsi) o51845612
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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