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The Resource Sparkle, Warner Bros. presents a Robert Stigwood Organisation production ; screenplay by Joel Schumacher ; produced by Howard Rosenman ; screenplay by Joel Schumacher ; directed by Sam O'Steen, (DVD)

Sparkle, Warner Bros. presents a Robert Stigwood Organisation production ; screenplay by Joel Schumacher ; produced by Howard Rosenman ; screenplay by Joel Schumacher ; directed by Sam O'Steen, (DVD)

Label
Sparkle
Title
Sparkle
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. presents a Robert Stigwood Organisation production ; screenplay by Joel Schumacher ; produced by Howard Rosenman ; screenplay by Joel Schumacher ; directed by Sam O'Steen
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set in Harlem in 1958, this musical tells the story of three sisters struggling to find stardom as a singing group. But they learn that wishing on a star is one thing, and that being the star can be a one-way ticket to self-destruction
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
  • chart
  • videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Bruce Surtees ; editor, Gordon Scott ; choreography, Lester Wilson ; music, Curtis Mayfield ; sung by Aretha Franklin ; story by Joel Schumacher and Howard Rosenman
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
In English with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.M86
LC item number
S637554 2007
PerformerNote
Philip M. Thomas, Irene Cara, Lonette McKee, Dwan Smith, Mary Alice, Dorian Harewood, Tony King
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1923-2000
  • 1939-2020
  • 1959-
  • 1941-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • O'Steen, Sam
  • Rosenman, Howard
  • Schumacher, Joel
  • Thomas, Philip Michael
  • Cara, Irene
  • McKee, Lonette
  • Smith, Dwan
  • Alice, Mary
  • Harewood, Dorian
  • King, Tony
  • Mayfield, Curtis
  • Franklin, Aretha
  • Robert Stigwood Organisation Limited
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
98
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American sisters
  • African American singers
  • Girl groups (Musical groups)
  • Fame
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
  • Vocal groups
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Sparkle, Warner Bros. presents a Robert Stigwood Organisation production ; screenplay by Joel Schumacher ; produced by Howard Rosenman ; screenplay by Joel Schumacher ; directed by Sam O'Steen, (DVD)
Instantiates
Distribution
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1975
  • Special feature: Theatrical trailer
Accompanying material
1 sound disc (4 3/4 in.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
  • monaural
  • unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Songs on compact disc: Sparkle -- Hooked on your love -- Look into your heart -- Loving you baby -- Something he can feel
Control code
  • a364534
  • ocm77465419
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780790789965
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085393197421
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 31974
  • 31974-90-CD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)77465419
System details
DVD, region 1; widescreen (matted, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Sparkle, Warner Bros. presents a Robert Stigwood Organisation production ; screenplay by Joel Schumacher ; produced by Howard Rosenman ; screenplay by Joel Schumacher ; directed by Sam O'Steen, (DVD)
Distribution
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1975
  • Special feature: Theatrical trailer
Accompanying material
1 sound disc (4 3/4 in.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
  • monaural
  • unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Songs on compact disc: Sparkle -- Hooked on your love -- Look into your heart -- Loving you baby -- Something he can feel
Control code
  • a364534
  • ocm77465419
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780790789965
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085393197421
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 31974
  • 31974-90-CD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)77465419
System details
DVD, region 1; widescreen (matted, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Video recording format
DVD

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