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The Resource The Five Heartbeats, Twentieth Century Fox presents a film by Robert Townsend ; produced by Loretha C. Jones ; written by Robert Townsend & Keenen Ivory Wayans ; directed by Robert Townsend, (videorecording)

The Five Heartbeats, Twentieth Century Fox presents a film by Robert Townsend ; produced by Loretha C. Jones ; written by Robert Townsend & Keenen Ivory Wayans ; directed by Robert Townsend, (videorecording)

Label
The Five Heartbeats
Title
The Five Heartbeats
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Century Fox presents a film by Robert Townsend ; produced by Loretha C. Jones ; written by Robert Townsend & Keenen Ivory Wayans ; directed by Robert Townsend
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Five young friends are drawn together by music. Their dreams of fame and fortune take them from amateur nights in ghetto clubs, to the pinnacle of show business success and personal tragedy. When the vocal group The Five Heartbeats get to the top of music world, they learn the hard reality of the music industry
Cataloging source
BNY
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Bill Dill ; editor, John Carter ; original music score, Stanley Clarke ; production designer, Wynn Thomas
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R, for language
Language note
In English; also dubbed into Spanish and French; optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Robert Townsend, Michael Wright, Leon, Harry J. Lennix, Tico Wells, Harold Nicholas, Diahann Carroll
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1957-
  • 1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Townsend, Robert
  • Wayans, Keenen Ivory
  • Wright, Michael
  • Leon
  • Lennix, Harry J
  • Wells, Tico
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
121
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rhythm and blues music
  • Music trade
  • Musical groups
  • Feature films
  • Musical films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
Technique
live action
Label
The Five Heartbeats, Twentieth Century Fox presents a film by Robert Townsend ; produced by Loretha C. Jones ; written by Robert Townsend & Keenen Ivory Wayans ; directed by Robert Townsend, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1991
  • Special features: featurette, Robert Townsend profile, theatrical trailer & TV spots
Accompanying material
1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm69139977
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 videodisc [121 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9786309761705
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543225270
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 2287338
  • 0777 7 86208 2 2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o69139977
  • (OCoLC)69139977
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 4.0 surround, Dolby Digital stereo., dual layer
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Five Heartbeats, Twentieth Century Fox presents a film by Robert Townsend ; produced by Loretha C. Jones ; written by Robert Townsend & Keenen Ivory Wayans ; directed by Robert Townsend, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1991
  • Special features: featurette, Robert Townsend profile, theatrical trailer & TV spots
Accompanying material
1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm69139977
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 videodisc [121 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9786309761705
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543225270
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 2287338
  • 0777 7 86208 2 2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o69139977
  • (OCoLC)69139977
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 4.0 surround, Dolby Digital stereo., dual layer
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Video recording format
DVD

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