Do the Right Thing
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On Shelf At: Downtown Library, Pittsfield Branch, Traverwood Branch
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Originally released as a motion picture in 1989.
Wide screen (1.85:1 aspect ratio)
Special features: new 4K digital restoration, approved by cinematographer, Ernest Dickerson, with 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master audio sound track on the Blu-ray ; audio commentary from 1995 featuring director Spike Lee, cinematographer, Ernest Dickerson, production designer Wynn Thomas, and actor Joie Lee; introductions by Lee; Making "Do the right thing," a documentary from 1988 by St. Clair Bourne; new interviews with costume designer Ruth E. Carter, camera assistant Darnell Martin, New York City Council member Robert Cornegy Jr., and writer Nelson George; interview with editor Barry Alexander Brown from 2000; programs from 2000 and 2009 featuring Lee and members of the cast and crew; Twenty years later, an interview program from 2009 featuring Lee and members of the cast and crew; music video for Public Enemy's "Fight the power," directed by Lee, with remarks from rapper Chuck D; behind-the-scenes footage; Cannes Film Festival press conference from 1989; deleted and extended scenes; original storyboards, trailer, and TV spots; an essay by critic Vinson Cunningham and extensive excerpts from the journal Lee kept during the preparation for and production of the film.
Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson, Giancarlo Esposito, Spike Lee, Bill Nunn, John Turturro, John Savage, Rosie Perez.
Story of the racial tensions that surround a white-owned pizzeria in the Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn on the hottest day of the summer. One of the most controversial and thought-provoking films ever made. Bonus material includes commentary with Director Spike Lee and more.
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.85:1 aspect ratio) presentation; 5.1 surround.
REVIEWS & SUMMARIESLibrary Journal Review
unsubtle, but so's what it's about submitted by lisa on July 31, 2019, 6:20pm Spike was really starting to break out around then.
Do the right thing (Motion picture)
New York : The Criterion Collection, 
Year Published: 2019
Description: 2 videodiscs (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Aiello, Danny, 1933-
Nunn, Bill, 1952-2016,
Turturro, John, 1957-
Savage, John, 1949-
Forty Acres & a Mule Filmworks,
Criterion Collection (Firm),
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Video recordings for the hearing impaired.