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The color purple [videorecording] / A Warner Bros. & Amblin production ; produced and directed by Steven Spielberg ; co-produced by Kathleen Kennedy [and others] ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes.


The story of Celie, a poor black woman from the south, whose friendship with two women helps her overcome the brutality of her father and husband.

Record details

  • ISBN: 1419855093
  • ISBN: 9781419855092
  • ISBN: 0790729717
  • ISBN: 9780790729718
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (154 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2007.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the novel by Alice Walker.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1985.
Features: cast & crew ; awards ; teaser trailers ; theatrical trailer ; conversations with ancestors: "The color purple" from book to screen ; A collaboration of spirits: casting and acting "The color purple" ; cultivating a classic: the making of "The color purple" ; "The color purple": the musical ; galleries ; web info.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Steven Spielberg ; produced by Quincy Jones [and others].
Participant or Performer Note:
Whoopie Goldberg, Danny Glover, Adolph Caesar, Margaret Avery, Rae Dawn Chong, Oprah Winfrey.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13.
System Details Note:
DVD, 2-sided, Dolby surround.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
For private home use only.
Language Note:
In English with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles.
Subject: Walker, Alice, 1944- > Film and video adaptations.
Walker, Alice, 1944-
Dysfunctional families > Drama.
African American women > 20th century > Drama.
African American women.
Dysfunctional families.
African American women > Drama.
Sisters > Drama.
African American women > Drama.
Genre: Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Film adaptations.
Vidéos pour personnes handicapées auditives.
Adaptations cinématographiques.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Public Library. (Show)


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Homer Public Library DVD COL (Text) 000170310 Video Available -

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