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Title Bird [(DVD) videorecording] / Warner Bros. presents ; a Malpaso production ; written by Joel Oliansky ; produced and directed by Clint Eastwood.

Publication Info. Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2001]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction  F BIR    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (160 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, widescreen presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 or surround stereo.
Language English (Dolby surround 5.1) and French (Dolby surround stereo.) language soundtracks with optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish, or Portuguese ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Cast Forest Whitaker, Diane Venora, Michael Zelniker, Samuel E. Wright, Keith David.
Credits Director of photography, Jack N. Green ; editor, Joel Cox ; music, Lennie Niehaus.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1988.
Special features include: cast and crew biographies ; optional music-only soundtrack ; theatrical trailer ; awards ; scene selection.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
Summary The life of legendary jazz musician Charlie "Yardbird" Parker, directed and produced by jazz fan, Clint Eastwood. The film uses actual recordings by Parker with the backgrounds removed, and accompaniment by modern musicians attuned to the Yardbird's improvisations.
Subject Parker, Charlie, 1920-1955 -- Drama.
Jazz musicians -- United States -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Saxophonists -- United States -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Musicians' spouses -- United States -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Feature films.
Biographical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Eastwood, Clint, 1930- producer, director.
Oliansky, Joel, screenwriter.
Niehaus, Lennie, composer.
Whitaker, Forest, actor.
Venora, Diane, actor.
Zelniker, Michael, actor.
Wright, Samuel E., actor.
David, Keith, actor.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
Malpaso (Company)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Added Title Bird (Motion picture : 1988)
ISBN 0790753014
Music No. 11820 Warner Home Video
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