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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, (videorecording)

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, (videorecording)

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
JTE
Characteristic
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
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
In English with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Philip M. Thomas, Irene Cara, Lonette McKee, Dwan Smith, Mary Alice, Dorian Harewood, Tony King
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1923-2000
  • 1939-
  • 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
  • Vocal groups
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1975
  • Special feature: Theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn236108326
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Isbn
9780790789965
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085393197421
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
30974
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)236108326
System details
DVD, region 1; widescreen (matted, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1975
  • Special feature: Theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn236108326
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Isbn
9780790789965
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085393197421
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
30974
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)236108326
System details
DVD, region 1; widescreen (matted, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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