The Resource The Five Heartbeats, Twentieth Century Fox presents a film by Robert Townsend ; produced by Loretha C. Jones ; written by Robert Townsend & Keenen Ivory Wayans ; directed by Robert Townsend, (DVD)

The Five Heartbeats, Twentieth Century Fox presents a film by Robert Townsend ; produced by Loretha C. Jones ; written by Robert Townsend & Keenen Ivory Wayans ; directed by Robert Townsend, (DVD)

Label
The Five Heartbeats
Title
The Five Heartbeats
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Century Fox presents a film by Robert Townsend ; produced by Loretha C. Jones ; written by Robert Townsend & Keenen Ivory Wayans ; directed by Robert Townsend
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Five young friends are drawn together by music. Their dreams of fame and fortune take them from amateur nights in ghetto clubs to the pinnacle of show business success and personal tragedy. When the vocal group The Five Heartbeats get to the top of music world they learn the hard reality of the music industry
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Bill Dill ; editor, John Carter ; original music score, Stanley Clarke ; production designer, Wynn Thomas
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for language
Language note
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Robert Townsend, Michael Wright, Leon, Harry J. Lennix, Tico Wells, Harold Nicholas, Diahann Carroll
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1957-
  • 1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jones, Loretha C
  • Leon
  • Carroll, Diahann
  • Carter, John
  • Townsend, Robert
  • Wright, Michael
  • Leon
  • Lennix, Harry J
  • Wells, Tico
  • Nicholas, Harold
  • Dill, Bill
  • Clarke, Stanley
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
121
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rhythm and blues music
  • Music trade
  • Musical groups
  • Afronorteamericanos
  • Conjuntos musicales
  • Music trade
  • Musical groups
  • Rhythm and blues music
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The Five Heartbeats, Twentieth Century Fox presents a film by Robert Townsend ; produced by Loretha C. Jones ; written by Robert Townsend & Keenen Ivory Wayans ; directed by Robert Townsend, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released in 1991
  • Special features: Bonus footage viewing option lets you see the filming of exclusive deleted scenes as you watch the movie; "Meet The Five Heartbeats" featurette; "The director's process" featurette; "In the studio" featurette; "The look" featurette; "The nomination" featurette: with over 30 minutes of never-before-seen footage; Robert Townsend profile; original "Making-of" featurette; theatrical trailer; surprise easter eggs
  • Special features: featurette, Robert Townsend profile, theatrical trailer & tv spots
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm62297341
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
15th anniversary widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 121 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543225270
Other physical details
anamorphic, sd., col.
Publisher number
2232527
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)62297341
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 4.0 surround, Dolby Digital stereo., dual layer, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Five Heartbeats, Twentieth Century Fox presents a film by Robert Townsend ; produced by Loretha C. Jones ; written by Robert Townsend & Keenen Ivory Wayans ; directed by Robert Townsend, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released in 1991
  • Special features: Bonus footage viewing option lets you see the filming of exclusive deleted scenes as you watch the movie; "Meet The Five Heartbeats" featurette; "The director's process" featurette; "In the studio" featurette; "The look" featurette; "The nomination" featurette: with over 30 minutes of never-before-seen footage; Robert Townsend profile; original "Making-of" featurette; theatrical trailer; surprise easter eggs
  • Special features: featurette, Robert Townsend profile, theatrical trailer & tv spots
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm62297341
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
15th anniversary widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 121 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543225270
Other physical details
anamorphic, sd., col.
Publisher number
2232527
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)62297341
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 4.0 surround, Dolby Digital stereo., dual layer, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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