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Uniform Title Blues Brothers (Motion picture)
Title The Blues Brothers [videorecording] / a Universal picture ; written by Dan Aykroyd and John Landis ; produced by Robert K. Weiss ; directed by John Landis.

Imprint Universal City, CA : Universal Home Video, [1998]

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    BLU    Staff Reported Missing
 GDL Central Library DVD    BLU    Available
Edition Collector's ed.
Description 1 videodisc (2 hr., 28 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1980.
Special features: 12 min. of footage that was not in the theatrical release ; The story behind the making of The Blues Brothers / written, produced, and directed by Joseph "JM" Kenny ; production photographs and notes ; original theatrical trailer.
Credits Director of photography, Stephen M. Katz ; editor, George Folsey, Jr. ; choreographer, Carelton Johnson ; music, Ira Newborn.
Performer John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, James Brown, Cab Calloway, Ray Charles, Carrie Fisher, Aretha Franklin, Henry Gibson, The Blues Brothers Band.
Summary Jake and Elwood Blues, two hoodlum brothers searching for redemption, set out to locate and reenlist the members of their defunct rhythm and blues band in order to raise some honest money.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language English dialogue, optional Spanish or French subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Subject Hoodlums -- Rehabilitation -- Drama.
Rock groups -- Drama.
Genre/Form Musical films.
Comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Weiss, Robert K.
Aykroyd, Dan.
Landis, John, 1950-
Belushi, John.
Calloway, Cab, 1907-1994.
Charles, Ray, 1930-2004.
Fisher, Carrie.
Franklin, Aretha.
Gibson, Henry.
Katz, Stephen M.
Folsey, George.
Newborn, Ira.
Johnson, Carelton.
Kenny, J. M., 1965-
Universal Pictures Corporation.
Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
Blues Brothers Band.
Added Title Story behind the making of The Blues Brothers
ISBN 078322804X
9780783228044
Standard No. 025192029929
Music No. 20299 Universal Home Video

 
    
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