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The Resource Wattstax, a Stax Films/Wolper Pictures production ; directed by Mel Stuart ; produced by Larry Shaw and Mel Stuart, (videorecording)

Wattstax, a Stax Films/Wolper Pictures production ; directed by Mel Stuart ; produced by Larry Shaw and Mel Stuart, (videorecording)

Label
Wattstax
Title
Wattstax
Statement of responsibility
a Stax Films/Wolper Pictures production ; directed by Mel Stuart ; produced by Larry Shaw and Mel Stuart
Contributor
Director
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On Aug. 20, 1972, more than 100,000 people attended a concert that came to be known as 'the Black Woodstock.' Wattstax documents this historic event and includes the once-lost original ending
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
780.96/073
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Richard Pryor, Isaac Hayes, Luther Ingram, The Staple Singers, Johnnie Taylor, The Emotions
Runtime
103
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Wattstax, a Stax Films/Wolper Pictures production ; directed by Mel Stuart ; produced by Larry Shaw and Mel Stuart, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally aired in 1973
  • Special features: audio and video commentaries by rap activist/musicologist Chuck D and music historian Rob Bowman; audio commentary by Isaac Hayes, director, executive producer and others; Rolling Down a Mountain: Isaac Hayes performs the original 1973 versions finale; complete Albert King performance of I'll Play the Blues For You; original 1973 and special edition 2003 trailers
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm56365712
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreeen version, 30th-anniversary special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Isbn
9780790794594
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085393499723
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
34997
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby digital, surround 5.1, stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Wattstax, a Stax Films/Wolper Pictures production ; directed by Mel Stuart ; produced by Larry Shaw and Mel Stuart, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally aired in 1973
  • Special features: audio and video commentaries by rap activist/musicologist Chuck D and music historian Rob Bowman; audio commentary by Isaac Hayes, director, executive producer and others; Rolling Down a Mountain: Isaac Hayes performs the original 1973 versions finale; complete Albert King performance of I'll Play the Blues For You; original 1973 and special edition 2003 trailers
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm56365712
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreeen version, 30th-anniversary special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Isbn
9780790794594
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085393499723
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
34997
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby digital, surround 5.1, stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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