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The Resource Dreamgirls, DreamWorks SKG ; Paramount Pictures ; Laurence Mark Productions ; produced by Laurence Mark ; screenplay by Bill Condon ; directed by Bill Condon, (DVD videorecording)

Dreamgirls, DreamWorks SKG ; Paramount Pictures ; Laurence Mark Productions ; produced by Laurence Mark ; screenplay by Bill Condon ; directed by Bill Condon, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Dreamgirls
Title
Dreamgirls
Statement of responsibility
DreamWorks SKG ; Paramount Pictures ; Laurence Mark Productions ; produced by Laurence Mark ; screenplay by Bill Condon ; directed by Bill Condon
Title variation
Dream girls
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Three young women Deena Jones, Effie White, and Lorrell Robinson desire to become pop stars. They get their wish when they are picked to be backup singers for the legendary James "Thunder" Early. When they are set free for leads, Curtis Taylor and Effie's brother C.C. decide that Deena should be the lead singer, which upsets Effie. The girls discover exactly what it takes to be in the music business and what they must give up to realize their dream
Awards note
  • Academy Awards (USA), 2007: Oscar - Best Achievement in Sound Mixing (Michael Minkler, Bob Beemer, Willie D. Burton) ; Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Jennifer Hudson).
  • Golden Globes, USA, 2007: Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy ; Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (Eddie Murphy) ; Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (Jennifer Hudson).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Tobias Schliessler ; editor, Virginia Katz ; original music, Henry Krieger ; costume designer, Sharen Davis ; production designer, John Myhre
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for langauges, some sexuality and drug content
Language note
English (Dolby 5.1, Dolby 2.0) or French (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Jamie Foxx, Beyonce Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Danny Glover, Jennifer Hudson, Anika Noni Rose, Keith Robinson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1955-
  • 1981-
  • 1961-
  • 1981-
  • 1972-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mark, Laurence
  • Condon, Bill
  • Foxx, Jamie
  • Beyoncé
  • Murphy, Eddie
  • Glover, Danny
  • Hudson, Jennifer
  • Rose, Anika Noni
  • Robinson, Keith
  • Krieger, Henry
  • Eyen, Tom
  • Dreamworks Pictures
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Laurence Mark Productions (Firm)
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
130
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Musicals
  • Girl groups (Musical groups)
  • Popular music
  • African American singers
  • Music trade
  • DVDs
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Dreamgirls, DreamWorks SKG ; Paramount Pictures ; Laurence Mark Productions ; produced by Laurence Mark ; screenplay by Bill Condon ; directed by Bill Condon, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the book by Tom Eyen
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
  • Special features: 12 extended and alternate scenes; music video "Listen" by Beyonce Knowles; never-before-seen Jenifer Hudson performance
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
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 (approximately 130 min.)
Isbn
9781415731536
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097363478249
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
34782
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)85777777
  • 695751
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Dreamgirls, DreamWorks SKG ; Paramount Pictures ; Laurence Mark Productions ; produced by Laurence Mark ; screenplay by Bill Condon ; directed by Bill Condon, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the book by Tom Eyen
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
  • Special features: 12 extended and alternate scenes; music video "Listen" by Beyonce Knowles; never-before-seen Jenifer Hudson performance
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
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 (approximately 130 min.)
Isbn
9781415731536
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097363478249
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
34782
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)85777777
  • 695751
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., surround
Video recording format
DVD

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