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

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

Label
Wattstax
Title
Wattstax
Statement of responsibility
a Stax Films/Wolper Pictures production ; directed by Mel Stuart ; produced by Larry Shaw, Mel Stuart
Creator
Contributor
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Narrator
Performer
Production company
Speaker
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the concert that came to be known as 'the Black Woodstock,' held on the anniversary of 1965 Watts Riot, and had 100,000 in attendance
Related
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Wattstax (Motion picture)
Credits note
Cinematography, Roderick Young; edited by Robert K. Lambert
Date time place
Concert performances filmed at Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, Calif., Aug. 20, 1972
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Narrator: Richard Pryor ; introductory speaker: Jesse Jackson ; with various performers
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1940-2005
  • 1941-
  • 1939-
  • 1960-
  • 1944-
  • 1923-1992
  • 1942-
  • 1917-2001
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Stuart, Mel
  • Shaw, Larry
  • Pryor, Richard
  • Jackson, Jesse
  • Weston, Kim
  • Jones, A. E.
  • Bell, William
  • McCord, Louise
  • Thomas, Deborah Manning
  • Chuck D
  • Mercury, Eric
  • Robinson, Freddy
  • Sain, Lee
  • Hines, Ernie
  • Little Sonny
  • Floyd, Eddie
  • Knight, Frederick
  • King, Albert
  • Little Milton
  • Taylor, Johnnie
  • Thomas, Carla
  • Thomas, Rufus
  • Ingram, Luther
  • Hayes, Isaac
  • Dramatics (Musical group)
  • Staple Singers
  • Rance Allen Group
  • Emotions (Musical group)
  • Newcomers (Musical group)
  • Temprees (Musical group)
  • Bar-Kays (Musical group)
  • Mel & Tim
  • Stax Films (Firm)
  • Wolper Pictures (Firm)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
103
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  • African Americans
  • African American musicians
  • Watts Riot, Los Angeles, Calif., 1965
  • Watts Riot (Los Angeles, California : 1965)
  • African American musicians
  • African Americans
  • Anniversaries
  • California
  • Blues
  • Konzert
  • Veranstaltung
  • Schwarze
  • Los Angeles- Watts
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Wattstax, a Stax Films/Wolper Pictures production ; directed by Mel Stuart ; produced by Larry Shaw, Mel Stuart
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1973
  • Special features: audio and video commentaries by rap activist/musicologist Chuck D and music historian Rob Bowman; audio commentary by director Mel Stuart, Larry Clark, Al Bell and Isaac Hayes; Rolling down a mountain: Isaac Hayes performs the original 1973 version's finale; complete Albert King performance of I'll Play the Blues For You; original 1973 and special edition 2003 trailers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Songs. What you see is what you get (the Dramatics) -- Oh la de da ; We the people (the Staple Singers) -- Lift every voice and sing (Kim Weston) -- Someone greater than you & I (Jimmy Jones) -- Lying on the truth (Rance Allen Group) -- Peace be still (the Emotions) -- Old time religion (William Bell, Louise McCord, Debra Manning, Eric Mercury, Freddy Robinson, Lee Sain, Ernie Hines, Little Sonny, Eddie Floyd, Frederick Knight ; Newcomers ; Temprees) -- Son of Shaft (the Bar-Kays) -- I'll sing the blues for you (Albert King) -- Walking the backstreet (Little Milton) -- Jody (Johnnie Taylor) -- I may not be what you want (Mel & Tim) -- Picking up the pieces (Carla Thomas) -- Breakdown ; Funky chicken (Rufus Thomas) -- If loving you is wrong I don't want to be right (Luther Ingram) -- Shaft ; Soulsville (Issac [sic] Hayes)
Control code
56365712
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
30th-anniversary special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Isbn
9780790794594
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
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 control number
(OCoLC)56365712
System details
DVD, region 1, matted widescreen presentation; Dolby digital, surround 5.1, stereo., dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Wattstax, a Stax Films/Wolper Pictures production ; directed by Mel Stuart ; produced by Larry Shaw, Mel Stuart
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1973
  • Special features: audio and video commentaries by rap activist/musicologist Chuck D and music historian Rob Bowman; audio commentary by director Mel Stuart, Larry Clark, Al Bell and Isaac Hayes; Rolling down a mountain: Isaac Hayes performs the original 1973 version's finale; complete Albert King performance of I'll Play the Blues For You; original 1973 and special edition 2003 trailers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Songs. What you see is what you get (the Dramatics) -- Oh la de da ; We the people (the Staple Singers) -- Lift every voice and sing (Kim Weston) -- Someone greater than you & I (Jimmy Jones) -- Lying on the truth (Rance Allen Group) -- Peace be still (the Emotions) -- Old time religion (William Bell, Louise McCord, Debra Manning, Eric Mercury, Freddy Robinson, Lee Sain, Ernie Hines, Little Sonny, Eddie Floyd, Frederick Knight ; Newcomers ; Temprees) -- Son of Shaft (the Bar-Kays) -- I'll sing the blues for you (Albert King) -- Walking the backstreet (Little Milton) -- Jody (Johnnie Taylor) -- I may not be what you want (Mel & Tim) -- Picking up the pieces (Carla Thomas) -- Breakdown ; Funky chicken (Rufus Thomas) -- If loving you is wrong I don't want to be right (Luther Ingram) -- Shaft ; Soulsville (Issac [sic] Hayes)
Control code
56365712
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
30th-anniversary special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Isbn
9780790794594
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
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 control number
(OCoLC)56365712
System details
DVD, region 1, matted widescreen presentation; Dolby digital, surround 5.1, stereo., dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD

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