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The Resource The green pastures, Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. present ; directed by Marc Connelly and William Keighley, (videorecording)

The green pastures, Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. present ; directed by Marc Connelly and William Keighley, (videorecording)

Label
The green pastures
Title
The green pastures
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. present ; directed by Marc Connelly and William Keighley
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
A series of biblical stories are told from a black perspective. Unlike many Hollywood biblical epics, this sensitive, thoughtful film brings to the scriptures a profound level of understanding
Related
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Hall Johnson Choir ; director of photography, Hal Mohr ; editor, George Amy
Intended audience
MPAA rating: not rated
Language note
In English with optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish; closed-captioned in English
PerformerNote
Rex Ingram, Eddie Anderson, Oscar Polk, Frank Wilson, Myrtle Anderson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1890-1980
  • 1889-1984
  • 1895-1969
  • 1905-1977
  • 1896-1977
  • 1925-1990
  • 1938-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Connelly, Marc
  • Keighley, William
  • Ingram, Rex
  • Anderson, Eddie
  • Waters, Ethel
  • Davis, Sammy
  • Burton, LeVar
  • Boyd, Herb
  • Guerrera, Ed
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • Hall Johnson Choir
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
93
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Noah
Technique
live action
Label
The green pastures, Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. present ; directed by Marc Connelly and William Keighley, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1936
  • Based on a fable by Marc Connolly
  • Dual-layer format
  • Special features: commentary by actor LeVar Burton and Black Cultural scholars Herb Boyd and edition Guerrera ; 2 vingage musical shorts: "Rufus Jones for president", featuring Ethel Waters and 7-year-old Sammy Davis Jr. ; "An all-colored vaudeville show", featuring Adelaide Hall and the Nicholas Brothers ; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm62764685
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard version.
Extent
1 videodisc [approximately 93 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9781419817113
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569676756
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
67675
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 974547
  • (Sirsi) o62764685
  • (OCoLC)62764685
System details
DVD, region 1, Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The green pastures, Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. present ; directed by Marc Connelly and William Keighley, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1936
  • Based on a fable by Marc Connolly
  • Dual-layer format
  • Special features: commentary by actor LeVar Burton and Black Cultural scholars Herb Boyd and edition Guerrera ; 2 vingage musical shorts: "Rufus Jones for president", featuring Ethel Waters and 7-year-old Sammy Davis Jr. ; "An all-colored vaudeville show", featuring Adelaide Hall and the Nicholas Brothers ; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm62764685
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard version.
Extent
1 videodisc [approximately 93 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9781419817113
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569676756
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
67675
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 974547
  • (Sirsi) o62764685
  • (OCoLC)62764685
System details
DVD, region 1, Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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