Library Hours
Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Naper Blvd. 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Limit search to available items
Results Page:  Previous Next

Title Sweet sweetback's baadasssss song [(Blu-ray) videorecording] / director, Melvin van Peebles.

Imprint [United States] : Vinegar Syndrome, 2018.
Publication Info. [United States] : Vinegar Syndrome, [2018]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Blu-ray Fiction  F SWEET    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Blu-ray Fiction  F SWEET    AVAILABLE
QR Code
Description 1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + Includes booklet Essay by Travis Crawford
digital optical mono DTS-HD master audio rda
video file Blu-Ray all regions rda
Motion picture
System Details Blu-ray, DTS-HD master audio mono; requires Blu-ray player.
Language Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Cast Melvin Van Peebles, John Amos, Mario Van Peebles.
Credits Music, Earth, Wind, & Fire ; cinematographer, Robert Maxwell.
Note Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1971.
Summary Sweetback is a black orphan raised in a brothel and groomed into becoming a sex show performer. Set up by his boss and two corrupt white policemen for a murder he didn't commit, Sweetback escapes custody only to find himself thrust into an increasingly hallucinogenic world of violence and bigotry where no one can be trusted and the possibility of death lurks at every corner.
Subject Orphans -- African Americans -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
False imprisonment -- African Americans -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Feature films.
Blaxploitation films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Blu-ray discs.
Added Author Van Peebles, Melvin, 1932- film director, 1932, actor.
Amos, John, 1939- actor.
Van Peebles, Mario, actor.
Vinegar Syndrome (Firm), publisher.
Standard No. 814456021553
Music No. VS 223 Vinegar Syndrome
Patron reviews: add a review
Click for more information
No one has rated this material

You can...
- Find similar reads
- Add a review
- Sign-up for Newsletter
- Suggest a purchase
- Can't find what you want?
More Information