Video recordings for the hearing impaired. Feature films.
Open-captioned for the hearing-impaired.
DVD - NTSC ; Dolby digital surround ; stereo.
Combines humor and drama with memorable characters while tracing the course of a single day on a block in the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn. It's the hottest day of the year, a scorching 24-hour period that will change the lives of its residents forever, with the death of a young black man and the ensuing sequence of tensions and events.
Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson, Giancarlo Esposito, Spike Lee, Bill Nunn, John Turturro.
Photography, Ernest Dickerson ; original music score, Bill Lee ; editor, Barry Alexander Brown.
Aspect ratio 1.85:1. DVD release of the 1989 motion picture. "A Spike Lee joint". Special features: commentary by Spike Lee ; documentary The Making of Do the Right Thing ; Fight the Power video (Public Enemy) ; interviews ; storyboards ; theatrical trailer and TV spots.
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Classes of 1883 and 1884 Fund.