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Malcolm X / Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Largo International N.V., a 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks production, a Marvin Worth production, a Spike Lee joint ; produced by Marvin Worth and Spike Lee ; screenplay by Arnold Perl and Spike Lee ; directed by Spike Lee.

Worth, Marvin. (Added Author). Lee, Spike. (Added Author). Perl, Arnold. (Added Author). Washington, Denzel, 1954- (Added Author). Bassett, Angela. (Added Author). Hall, Albert. (Added Author). Freeman, Al. (Added Author). Lindo, Delroy, 1952- (Added Author). Blanchard, Terence. (Added Author). Haley, Alex. Autobiography of Malcolm X. (Added Author). Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ) (Added Author). Largo International N.V. (Added Author). Forty Acres & a Mule Filmworks. (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author). Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Albert Hall, Al Freeman Jr., Delroy Lindo, Spike Lee. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 0 of 1 copy available at Bethlehem Area Public Library System.
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System. (Show)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethlehem Main Library DVD (Text) 33062008930886 Adult DVD Fiction Checked Out 05/21/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 1419892541
  • ISBN: 9781419892547
  • ISBN: 1419899333
  • ISBN: 9781419899331
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (201 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Distributor: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2010]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Based on the book "The autobiography of Malcolm X" as told to Alex Haley.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1992.
Special features: Commentary by Spike Lee, Ernest Dickerson, Barry Alexander Brown and Ruth Carter; "By any means necessary: the making of Malcolm X" new documentary; 10 additional scenes, including introduction by Spike Lee; theatrical trailer. (Features are not rated, subtitled or closed-captioned.).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Photography, Ernest Dickerson ; editor, Barry Alexander Brown ; original music score, Terence Blanchard.
Participant or Performer Note:
Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Albert Hall, Al Freeman Jr., Delroy Lindo, Spike Lee.
Summary, etc.:
Born Malcolm Little, his minister father was killed by the Ku Klux Klan. He became a gangster, and while in jail discovered the Nation of Islam writings of Elijah Muhammad. After getting out of jail, he preaches the teachings, but later on goes on a pilgrimage to the city of Mecca. There he converts to the original Islamic religion and becomes a Sunni Muslim. He changes his name to El-Hajj Malik Al-Shabazz and stops his anti-white teachings, having discovered the error of his mistakes. He is later assasinated and dies a Muslim martyr.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for a scene of violence, and for drugs and some language.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (matted, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital stereo. surround, dual-layer.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
This DVD disc is copy protected.
Language Note:
English (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed French (Dolby stereo. surround) dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: X, Malcolm, 1925-1965 > Drama.
Assassination > United States > Drama.
Civil rights workers > United States > Drama.
Sunnites > United States > Drama.
Martyrs > United States > Drama.
United States > Race relations > Drama.
United States > History > 1961-1969 > Drama.
Genre: Biographical films.
Historical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.

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