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The Resource The Blues brothers, a Universal picture ; produced by Robert K. Weiss ; written by Dan Aykroyd and John Landis ; directed by John Landis

The Blues brothers, a Universal picture ; produced by Robert K. Weiss ; written by Dan Aykroyd and John Landis ; directed by John Landis

Label
The Blues brothers
Title
The Blues brothers
Statement of responsibility
a Universal picture ; produced by Robert K. Weiss ; written by Dan Aykroyd and John Landis ; directed by John Landis
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After Jake Blues is release from prison, he and brother Elwood go to visit the old home where they were raised by nuns. They learn the church is no longer supporting the institution and will sell the place to the education authority. The only way to keep the place open is if the $5000 tax on the property is paid within the next 11 days. The brothers want to help and decide to put their blues band back together and raise the the money by staging a big show. As they set off on their "mission from god" they seem to make more enemies than friends along the way
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Stephen M. Katz ; music, Elmer Bernstein
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated (Extended time); R (Theatrical time)
Language note
  • Extended time: English dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
  • Theatrical time: English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, James Brown, Cab Calloway, Ray Charles, Carrie Fisher, Aretha Franklin, Henry Gibson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1950-
  • 1928-2006
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Landis, John
  • Belushi, John
  • Aykroyd, Dan
  • Brown, James
  • Katz, Stephen M
  • Bernstein, Elmer
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
Runtime
281
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Videodiscs
  • Brothers
  • Blues (Music)
  • Fund raising
  • Hermanos
  • Música
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The Blues brothers, a Universal picture ; produced by Robert K. Weiss ; written by Dan Aykroyd and John Landis ; directed by John Landis
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1980
  • Special features: Side A - Extended version; stories behind the making-of 'The Blues brothers'; musical highlights. Side B - Theatrical version; introduction to the film by Dan Aykroyd; going rounds: a day on the 'Blues brothers' tour; transposing the music, remembering John; musical highlights; production notes
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
976851
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
25th anniversary edition; Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (148 min. ; 133 min.)
Isbn
9781417034741
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192674426
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
26744
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 976851
  • (OCoLC)61315711
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround (Extended time), Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo. (Theatrical time), NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Blues brothers, a Universal picture ; produced by Robert K. Weiss ; written by Dan Aykroyd and John Landis ; directed by John Landis
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1980
  • Special features: Side A - Extended version; stories behind the making-of 'The Blues brothers'; musical highlights. Side B - Theatrical version; introduction to the film by Dan Aykroyd; going rounds: a day on the 'Blues brothers' tour; transposing the music, remembering John; musical highlights; production notes
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
976851
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
25th anniversary edition; Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (148 min. ; 133 min.)
Isbn
9781417034741
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192674426
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
26744
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 976851
  • (OCoLC)61315711
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround (Extended time), Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo. (Theatrical time), NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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