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The piano lesson, Hallmark Hall of Fame Productions, Inc, (DVD)

Label
The piano lesson
Title
The piano lesson
Statement of responsibility
Hallmark Hall of Fame Productions, Inc
Title variation
  • August Wilson's
  • August Wilson's The piano lesson
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning tale of a family caught between their heritage and a dream for the future. The Charles family clashes over the fate of a magnificent, carved piano that carries their family's story from their days as slaves. Boy Willie wants to sell the piano to buy a farm--the same fields their family worked as slaves. But his sister, Berniece, refuses to part with it. For her, the piano is their very soul, a legacy of pride and struggle that symbolizes their survival as a family. To resolve the conflict they must first deal with the past
Member of
Cataloging source
ZFM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Executive producers, Richard Welsh, Craig Anderson ; producer, August Wilson ; co-producer, Brent Shields ; teleplay, August Wilson ; director, Lloyd Richards
PerformerNote
Charles S. Dutton, Alfre Woodard, Carl Gordon, Tommy Hollis, Lou Myers, Courtney B. Vance
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dutton, Charles S
  • Woodard, Alfre
  • Richards, Lloyd
  • Wilson, August
  • Hallmark Hall of Fame Productions, Inc
Runtime
98
Series statement
Hallmark Hall of Fame
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Heirlooms
  • Television adaptations
  • Television plays
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Feature films (M-Q)
Technique
live action
Label
The piano lesson, Hallmark Hall of Fame Productions, Inc, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Includes a behind-the-scenes featurette and an interview with August Wilson."
  • Based on the play by August Wilson
  • Originally produced for television broadcast
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Rated PG
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm71320396
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Gold Crown collector's ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 98 min.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other control number
015012948813
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 1998DVD130
  • 1998DVD1370
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a299550
  • (OCoLC)71320396
System details
DVD; full screen version (2.0); Dolby digital surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The piano lesson, Hallmark Hall of Fame Productions, Inc, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • "Includes a behind-the-scenes featurette and an interview with August Wilson."
  • Based on the play by August Wilson
  • Originally produced for television broadcast
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Rated PG
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm71320396
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Gold Crown collector's ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 98 min.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other control number
015012948813
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 1998DVD130
  • 1998DVD1370
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a299550
  • (OCoLC)71320396
System details
DVD; full screen version (2.0); Dolby digital surround
Video recording format
DVD

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