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Five on the black hand side (1973)
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Call no.:
DVD 012 682
Title:
Five on the black hand side
Originally produced:
1973
Format:
DVD
Summary:
"In the Brooks family, Papa may rule with an iron fist ... but Mama's about to slap him down with her open hand. Tired of being told what to do and when to do it, she goes to war! Swapping her old housedress for army-green duds and combing her tidily coiffed head into a ceiling-scraping 'fro, she takes to the roof on strike ... until her husband ... agrees to meet her bill of rights."--Container.
Credits:
/ United Artists Corporation and Five Hand Company ; Michael Tolan-Brock Peters ; screenplay by Charlie L. Russell ; produced by Brock Peters and Michael Tolan in association with The Petersen Company ; directed by Oscar Williams.
Edition:
Widescreen format.
Publication:
Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, c2001.
Languages:
In English with optional French or Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Details:
1 DVD (96 min.) : sound, color
Country of production:
United States
Studio(s):
Petersen Company (Firm)
Five Hand Company
Director(s):
Williams, Oscar
Screenwriter(s):
Russell, Charlie L
Producer(s):
Peters, Brock
Tolan, Michael
Cast:
Clarice Taylor, Leonard Jackson, Virginia Capers, Glynn Turman, Martin D'Urville.
Production:
Music by H. B. Barnum.
Notes:
Based on the play by Charlie L. Russell.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1973.
Subjects:
Russell, Charlie L. Film adaptations.
African American families Drama.
African American men Drama.
African American women Drama.
Man-woman relationships United States.
African Americans in motion pictures.
Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Comedy films.
Film adaptations.
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Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Comedy films
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Film adaptations
Year: 1970s
Spoken language: English
Subtitles: French
Subtitles: Spanish
Accessibility: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Title: Five on the black hand side
Director: Williams, Oscar
Actor: Capers, Virginia
Actor: Jackson, Leonard
Actor: Taylor, Clarice
Musical score composer: Barnum, H. B
Production studio: Five Hand Company
Production studio: Petersen Company (Firm)
Country of production: United States
Screenplay: Adaptations
Film technique: Live action
Cover image available: No