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Title Claudine [(Blu-ray) videorecording] / directed by John Berry.

Edition Blu-ray edition.
Publication Info. [United States] : The Criterion Collection, [2020]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Blu-ray Fiction  F CLAUDI    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Series Criterion collection.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1974.
Title from container.
System Details Blu-ray, wide screen (1.85:1); monaural; requires Blu-ray player.
Language Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Cast Diahann Carroll, James Earl Jones, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Roxie Roker.
Audience Rating: PG.
Summary Claudine is a strong-willed single mother, raising six kids in Harlem, whose budding relationship with a gregarious garbage collector is stressed by the difficulty of getting by in an oppressive system. This romantic comedy with a social conscience deftly balances warm humor with a serious look at the myriad issues, from cycles of poverty to the indignities of the welfare system, that shape its characters2 realities. The result is a bittersweet, bighearted celebration of family and community.
Subject African American single mothers -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
African American men -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Love -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Blu-ray discs.
Added Author Berry, John, 1917-1999, film director.
Carroll, Diahann, actor.
Jones, James Earl, actor.
Hilton-Jacobs, Lawrence, 1953- film director.
Roker, Roxie, actor.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
ISBN 9781681437682
Standard No. 715515251815
Music No. CC3190BD The Criterion Collection
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