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Do the right thing / produced, written, and directed by Spike Lee.

Do the right thing

Lee, Spike, director, screenwriter, producer, actor. (Added Author).
Aiello, Danny, actor. (Added Author).
Davis, Ossie, actor. (Added Author).
Dee, Ruby, actor. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 2 copies at Grand Rapids Public Library

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    0 current holds with 2 total copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Main DVD Do 2 discs (Text) 31307023817465 Movies Available -
Westside DVD Do 2 discs (Text) 31307023817473 Movies Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9786316754189 : DVD
  • ISBN: 6316754183 : DVD
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in..
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Criterion Collection, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1989.
Dolby digital surround, wide screen 1.85:1.
Features: audio commentary by director Spike Lee, Dickerson, production designer Wynn Thomas, and actor Joie Lee; new video introductions by Spike Lee; St. Clair Bourne's 60-minute documentary The making of Do the right thing; Spike Lee and line producerJohn Kilik revisit the film's Bed-Stuy locations; Public Enemy's video for "Fight the power" directed by Spike Lee; the 1989 Cannes Film Festival press conference with Spike Lee, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson, and Joie Lee; Spike Lee's behind-the-scenes footage, from rehearsal to wrap; original storyboards for the riot sequence; new video interview with editor Barry Brown; theatrical trailer and TV spots.
Participant or Performer Note:
Spike Lee, Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Giancarlo Esposito.
Summary, etc.:
During the hottest day of the year in the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn, racial tensions are quickly inflamed and violence ensues.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
For private home use only.
Language Note:
Subject: African Americans > Social conditions > Drama.
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) > Race relations > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
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