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The Resource Sparkle, Warner Bros. presents a Robert Stigwood Organisation production ; screenplay by Joel Schumacher ; produced by Howard Rosenman ; screenplay by Joel Schumacher ; directed by Sam O'Steen, (videorecording)

Sparkle, Warner Bros. presents a Robert Stigwood Organisation production ; screenplay by Joel Schumacher ; produced by Howard Rosenman ; screenplay by Joel Schumacher ; directed by Sam O'Steen, (videorecording)

Label
Sparkle
Title
Sparkle
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. presents a Robert Stigwood Organisation production ; screenplay by Joel Schumacher ; produced by Howard Rosenman ; screenplay by Joel Schumacher ; directed by Sam O'Steen
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set in Harlem in 1958, this musical tells the story of three sisters struggling to find stardom as a singing group. But they learn that wishing on a star is one thing, and that being the star can be a one-way ticket to self-destruction
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
  • chart
  • videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Bruce Surtees ; editor, Gordon Scott ; choreography, Lester Wilson ; music, Curtis Mayfield ; sung by Aretha Franklin ; story by Joel Schumacher and Howard Rosenman
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
In English with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.M86
LC item number
S637554 2007
PerformerNote
Philip M. Thomas, Irene Cara, Lonette McKee, Dwan Smith, Mary Alice, Dorian Harewood, Tony King
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1923-2000
  • 1939-
  • 1959-
  • 1941-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • O'Steen, Sam
  • Rosenman, Howard
  • Schumacher, Joel
  • Thomas, Philip Michael
  • Cara, Irene
  • McKee, Lonette
  • Smith, Dwan
  • Alice, Mary
  • Harewood, Dorian
  • King, Tony
  • Mayfield, Curtis
  • Franklin, Aretha
  • Robert Stigwood Organisation Limited
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
98
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American sisters
  • African American singers
  • Girl groups (Musical groups)
  • Fame
  • African American sisters
  • African American singers
  • Vocal groups
  • Fame
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Sparkle, Warner Bros. presents a Robert Stigwood Organisation production ; screenplay by Joel Schumacher ; produced by Howard Rosenman ; screenplay by Joel Schumacher ; directed by Sam O'Steen, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1975
  • Special feature: Theatrical trailer
Accompanying material
1 sound disc (4 3/4 in.)
Bar code
  • 31223093522218
  • 31223093522200
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
  • monaural
  • unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
CD: Sparkle -- Hooked on your love -- Look into your heart -- Loving you baby -- Something he can feel
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780790789965
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 085393197421
  • 085391184317
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 31974
  • 31974-90-CD
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
(OCoLC)77465419
System details
DVD, region 1; widescreen (matted, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Sparkle, Warner Bros. presents a Robert Stigwood Organisation production ; screenplay by Joel Schumacher ; produced by Howard Rosenman ; screenplay by Joel Schumacher ; directed by Sam O'Steen, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1975
  • Special feature: Theatrical trailer
Accompanying material
1 sound disc (4 3/4 in.)
Bar code
  • 31223093522218
  • 31223093522200
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
  • monaural
  • unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
CD: Sparkle -- Hooked on your love -- Look into your heart -- Loving you baby -- Something he can feel
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780790789965
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 085393197421
  • 085391184317
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 31974
  • 31974-90-CD
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
(OCoLC)77465419
System details
DVD, region 1; widescreen (matted, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Video recording format
DVD

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