A raisin in the sun

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[New York, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2018].
Two-DVD special edition.
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2 videodiscs (128 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (24 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm) 
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[New York, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2018].
Two-DVD special edition.


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Title and credits from screen.
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Based on the play by Lorraine Hansberry.
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Originally released as a motion picture in 1961.
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Wide screen (1.85:1 aspect ratio).
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Special features: disc one. New, restored 4K digital transfer ; interview from 1961 with playwright/screenwriter Lorraine Hansberry ; A dream realized: new interview with Imani Perry, author of Looking for Lorraine ; Poitier's Walter Lee: new interview with film scholar Mia Mask, coeditor of Poitier revisited ; interview from 2002 with director Daniel Petrie ; trailer -- disc two. episode of Theater talk from 2002 featuring producer Philip Rose and actors Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis ; excerpt from Black theatre: the making of a movement (1978), with a new introduction by director Woodie King Jr. -- in booklet: an essay by scholar Sarita Cannon and author James Baldwin's 1969 tribute to Hansberry, "Sweet Lorraine."
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Charles Lawton, Jr. ; film editors, William A. Lyon, Paul Weatherwax ; music, Laurence Rosenthal.
Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, Ruby Dee, Diana Sands, Ivan Dixon, John Fiedler, Louis Gossett, Stephen Perry, Joel Fluellen, Louis Terkel, Roy Glenn.
Members of an African American family living in a cramped Chicago apartment, in this deeply resonant tale of dreams deferred. Following the death of their patriarch, the Youngers await a life insurance check they hope will change their circumstances, but tensions arise over how best to use the money.
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DVD; region 1 NTSC; 16:9 wide screen presentation (1.85:1); Dolby digital mono; black & white.
In English, with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Petrie, D., Hansberry, L., Rose, P., Poitier, S., Susskind, D., McNeil, C., Dee, R., Sands, D., Dixon, I., Fiedler, J., Gossett, L., Jr., Perry, S., Fluellen, J., Terkel, S., Glenn, R., Lawton, C., Lyon, W. A., Weatherwax, P., Rosenthal, L., & Hansberry, L. (2018). A raisin in the sun (Two-DVD special edition.). The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Daniel, Petrie et al.. 2018. A Raisin in the Sun. [New York, New York]: The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Daniel, Petrie et al.. A Raisin in the Sun [New York, New York]: The Criterion Collection, 2018.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Petrie, Daniel,, et al. A Raisin in the Sun Two-DVD special edition., The Criterion Collection, 2018.

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