The Resource Mississippi burning, an Orion Pictures release ; producers, Frederick Zollo and Robert F. Colesberry ; writer, Chris Gerolmo ; director, Alan Parker

Mississippi burning, an Orion Pictures release ; producers, Frederick Zollo and Robert F. Colesberry ; writer, Chris Gerolmo ; director, Alan Parker

Label
Mississippi burning
Title
Mississippi burning
Statement of responsibility
an Orion Pictures release ; producers, Frederick Zollo and Robert F. Colesberry ; writer, Chris Gerolmo ; director, Alan Parker
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Set in Mississippi in 1964, this controversial film is based on the true story of the case of three young civil rights workers (in real life they were named James Earl Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner) who were brutally murdered in June of 1964. The chaotic aftermath was dubbed Mississippi Burning. This movie is told from the perspective of the FBI's operations to uncover evidence and bring the killers to justice. Anger over the real incident prompted the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act in 1965. Although the fim was nominated for six Oscars and won the award for Best Cinematography, it stirred a great deal of controversy when it was released. In the years since, it has come to be considered a classic
Member of
Awards note
Academy Award for Best Cinematography (Peter Biziou)
Cataloging source
JED
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Peter Biziou ; editor, Gerry Hambling ; music, Trevor Jones ; production designers, Philip Harrison, Geoffrey Kirkland
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
English, French or Spanish dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.M57 2001
PerformerNote
Gene Hackman, Willem Dafoe, Frances McDormand, Brad Dourif, R. Lee Ermey, Gailard Sartain, Stephen Tobolowsky
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1944-
  • 1950-
  • 1951-
  • 1949 March 23-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Zollo, Frederick
  • Colesberry, Robert F
  • Gerolmo, Chris
  • Parker, Alan
  • Hackman, Gene
  • Dafoe, Willem
  • McDormand, Frances
  • Dourif, Brad
  • Ermey, Lee
  • Sartain, Gailard
  • Tobolowsky, Stephen
  • Biziou, Peter
  • Hambling, Gerry
  • Jones, Trevor
  • Harrison, Philip
  • Kirkland, Geoffrey
  • Orion Pictures
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
127
Series statement
Contemporary classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
  • Goodman, Andrew
  • Chaney, James Earl
  • Schwerner, Michael Henry
  • Ku-Klux Klan
  • Murder
  • Civil rights workers
  • Civil rights movements
  • Segregation
  • Mississippi
  • Asesinato
  • Movimiento de Derechos Civiles
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Mississippi burning, an Orion Pictures release ; producers, Frederick Zollo and Robert F. Colesberry ; writer, Chris Gerolmo ; director, Alan Parker
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1988
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm46993423
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (127 min.)
Isbn
9780792849490
Lccn
2005007166
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy.
Other control number
027616860996
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
1001829
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)46993423
System details
DVD, Region 1, NTSC, widescreen presentation (1.85:1); Dolby stereo. surround (English & French) and mono. (Spanish)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Mississippi burning, an Orion Pictures release ; producers, Frederick Zollo and Robert F. Colesberry ; writer, Chris Gerolmo ; director, Alan Parker
Publication
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1988
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm46993423
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (127 min.)
Isbn
9780792849490
Lccn
2005007166
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy.
Other control number
027616860996
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
1001829
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)46993423
System details
DVD, Region 1, NTSC, widescreen presentation (1.85:1); Dolby stereo. surround (English & French) and mono. (Spanish)
Video recording format
DVD

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