The Resource Wattstax, a Stax Films/Wolper Pictures production ; directed by Mel Stuart ; produced by Larry Shaw, Mel Stuart, (DVD)

Wattstax, a Stax Films/Wolper Pictures production ; directed by Mel Stuart ; produced by Larry Shaw, Mel Stuart, (DVD)

Label
Wattstax
Title
Wattstax
Statement of responsibility
a Stax Films/Wolper Pictures production ; directed by Mel Stuart ; produced by Larry Shaw, Mel Stuart
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the concert that came to be known as 'the Black Woodstock,' held on the anniversary of 1965 Watts Riot, and had 100,000 in attendance
Related
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Wattstax (Motion picture)
Credits note
Cinematography, Roderick Young; edited by Robert K. Lambert
Date time place
Concert performances filmed at Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, Calif., Aug. 20, 1972
Dewey number
780.96/073
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
M1670
LC item number
.W37 2004
PerformerNote
Narrator: Richard Pryor ; introductory speaker: Jesse Jackson ; with various performers
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1940-2005
  • 1941-
  • 1939-
  • 1960-
  • 1944-
  • 1923-1992
  • 1942-
  • 1917-2001
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Stuart, Mel
  • Pryor, Richard
  • Jackson, Jesse
  • Weston, Kim
  • Jones, A. E.
  • Bell, William
  • McCord, Louise
  • Thomas, Deborah Manning
  • Chuck D
  • Mercury, Eric
  • Robinson, Freddy
  • Sain, Lee
  • Hines, Ernie
  • Little Sonny
  • Floyd, Eddie
  • Knight, Frederick
  • King, Albert
  • Little Milton
  • Taylor, Johnnie
  • Thomas, Carla
  • Thomas, Rufus
  • Ingram, Luther
  • Hayes, Isaac
  • Dramatics (Musical group)
  • Staple Singers
  • Rance Allen Group
  • Emotions (Musical group)
  • Newcomers (Musical group)
  • Temprees (Musical group)
  • Bar-Kays (Musical group)
  • Mel & Tim
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
103
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  • African Americans
  • African American musicians
  • Watts Riot, Los Angeles, Calif., 1965
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Wattstax, a Stax Films/Wolper Pictures production ; directed by Mel Stuart ; produced by Larry Shaw, Mel Stuart, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1973
  • Special features: audio and video commentaries by rap activist/musicologist Chuck D and music historian Rob Bowman; audio commentary by director Mel Stuart, Larry Clark, Al Bell and Isaac Hayes; Rolling down a mountain: Isaac Hayes performs the original 1973 version's finale; complete Albert King performance of I'll Play the Blues For You; original 1973 and special edition 2003 trailers
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Songs. What you see is what you get (the Dramatics) -- Oh la de da ; We the people (the Staple Singers) -- Lift every voice and sing (Kim Weston) -- Someone greater than you & I (Jimmy Jones) -- Lying on the truth (Rance Allen Group) -- Peace be still (the Emotions) -- Old time religion (William Bell, Louise McCord, Debra Manning, Eric Mercury, Freddy Robinson, Lee Sain, Ernie Hines, Little Sonny, Eddie Floyd, Frederick Knight ; Newcomers ; Temprees) -- Son of Shaft (the Bar-Kays) -- I'll sing the blues for you (Albert King) -- Walking the backstreet (Little Milton) -- Jody (Johnnie Taylor) -- I may not be what you want (Mel & Tim) -- Picking up the pieces (Carla Thomas) -- Breakdown ; Funky chicken (Rufus Thomas) -- If loving you is wrong I don't want to be right (Luther Ingram) -- Shaft ; Soulsville (Issac [sic] Hayes)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
30th-anniversary special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Isbn
9780790794594
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085393499723
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
34997
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)56365712
  • 109077
  • (OCoLC)ocm56365712
  • 109077
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby digital, surround 5.1, stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Wattstax, a Stax Films/Wolper Pictures production ; directed by Mel Stuart ; produced by Larry Shaw, Mel Stuart, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1973
  • Special features: audio and video commentaries by rap activist/musicologist Chuck D and music historian Rob Bowman; audio commentary by director Mel Stuart, Larry Clark, Al Bell and Isaac Hayes; Rolling down a mountain: Isaac Hayes performs the original 1973 version's finale; complete Albert King performance of I'll Play the Blues For You; original 1973 and special edition 2003 trailers
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Songs. What you see is what you get (the Dramatics) -- Oh la de da ; We the people (the Staple Singers) -- Lift every voice and sing (Kim Weston) -- Someone greater than you & I (Jimmy Jones) -- Lying on the truth (Rance Allen Group) -- Peace be still (the Emotions) -- Old time religion (William Bell, Louise McCord, Debra Manning, Eric Mercury, Freddy Robinson, Lee Sain, Ernie Hines, Little Sonny, Eddie Floyd, Frederick Knight ; Newcomers ; Temprees) -- Son of Shaft (the Bar-Kays) -- I'll sing the blues for you (Albert King) -- Walking the backstreet (Little Milton) -- Jody (Johnnie Taylor) -- I may not be what you want (Mel & Tim) -- Picking up the pieces (Carla Thomas) -- Breakdown ; Funky chicken (Rufus Thomas) -- If loving you is wrong I don't want to be right (Luther Ingram) -- Shaft ; Soulsville (Issac [sic] Hayes)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
30th-anniversary special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Isbn
9780790794594
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085393499723
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
34997
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)56365712
  • 109077
  • (OCoLC)ocm56365712
  • 109077
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby digital, surround 5.1, stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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