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The Resource Zoot suit, a Universal Pictures ; a Luis Valdez film ; a Center Theatre Group, Mark Taper Forum presentation ; written for the screen by Luis Valdez ; produced by Peter Burrell ; directed by Luis Valdez ; executive producer, Gordon Davidson

Zoot suit, a Universal Pictures ; a Luis Valdez film ; a Center Theatre Group, Mark Taper Forum presentation ; written for the screen by Luis Valdez ; produced by Peter Burrell ; directed by Luis Valdez ; executive producer, Gordon Davidson

Label
Zoot suit
Title
Zoot suit
Statement of responsibility
a Universal Pictures ; a Luis Valdez film ; a Center Theatre Group, Mark Taper Forum presentation ; written for the screen by Luis Valdez ; produced by Peter Burrell ; directed by Luis Valdez ; executive producer, Gordon Davidson
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Choreographer
Composer
Costume designer
Director of photography
Director
Editor of moving image work
Presenter
Producer
Production company
Production designer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Lawyers seek justice for a group of Mexican-Americans being sent to prison. Based on the Sleepy Lagoon murder case and the zoot suit riots of 1940's Los Angeles
Cataloging source
IXA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Original music and adaptation, Daniel Valdez ; additional music and arrangements, Shorty Rogers ; choreography, Patricia Birch ; editor, Jacqueline Cambas ; director of photography, David Myers ; costume designer, Yvonne Wood ; supervising editor/technical advisor, Bud Smith ; production designer, Tom H. John
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
  • Closed captioned
  • English dialogue with optional French, or Spanish subtitles, and captions in English
LC call number
  • PN1995.9.M45
  • PN1997
LC item number
  • Z668 2003
  • .Z668 2003
PerformerNote
Edward James Olmos, Charles Aidman, Tyne Daly, John Anderson, Daniel Valdez
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1922-1992
  • 1949-
  • 1914-2004
  • 1914-1999
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Valdez, Luis
  • Burrell, Peter
  • Olmos, Edward James
  • Aidman, Charles
  • Daly, Tyne
  • Anderson, John
  • Valdez, Daniel
  • Birch, Patricia
  • Cambas, Jacqueline
  • Myers, David
  • Wood, Yvonne
  • John, Tom H.
  • Valdez, Luis
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Center Theatre Group of Los Angeles
  • Mark Taper Forum (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Runtime
104
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • DVDs, Spanish
  • DVDs, French
  • Feature films
  • Sleepy Lagoon Trial, Los Angeles, Calif., 1942-1943
  • Zoot Suit Riots, Los Angeles, Calif., 1943
  • Mexican Americans
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Zoot suit, a Universal Pictures ; a Luis Valdez film ; a Center Theatre Group, Mark Taper Forum presentation ; written for the screen by Luis Valdez ; produced by Peter Burrell ; directed by Luis Valdez ; executive producer, Gordon Davidson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally issued as a motion picture in 1981
  • Based on the play by Luis Valdez
Carrier category
DVD
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
local
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (104 min.)
Governing access note
Educational and home use only
Isbn
9780783276762
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192261725
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
22617
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)52861528
  • 915765
  • (OCoLC)ocm52861528
  • 915765
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Zoot suit, a Universal Pictures ; a Luis Valdez film ; a Center Theatre Group, Mark Taper Forum presentation ; written for the screen by Luis Valdez ; produced by Peter Burrell ; directed by Luis Valdez ; executive producer, Gordon Davidson
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally issued as a motion picture in 1981
  • Based on the play by Luis Valdez
Carrier category
DVD
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
local
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (104 min.)
Governing access note
Educational and home use only
Isbn
9780783276762
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192261725
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
22617
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)52861528
  • 915765
  • (OCoLC)ocm52861528
  • 915765
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital surround
Video recording format
DVD

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