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The Resource The serpent and the rainbow, Universal ; Keith Barish presents a Rob Cohen/David Ladd production ; a film by Wes Craven ; screenplay by Richard Maxwell and A.R. Simoun ; produced by David Ladd and Doug Claybourne ; directed by Wes Craven, (videorecording DVD)

The serpent and the rainbow, Universal ; Keith Barish presents a Rob Cohen/David Ladd production ; a film by Wes Craven ; screenplay by Richard Maxwell and A.R. Simoun ; produced by David Ladd and Doug Claybourne ; directed by Wes Craven, (videorecording DVD)

Label
The serpent and the rainbow
Title
The serpent and the rainbow
Statement of responsibility
Universal ; Keith Barish presents a Rob Cohen/David Ladd production ; a film by Wes Craven ; screenplay by Richard Maxwell and A.R. Simoun ; produced by David Ladd and Doug Claybourne ; directed by Wes Craven
Title variation
Wes Craven's The serpent and the rainbow
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"A Harvard anthropologist is sent to Haiti to retrieve a strange powder that is said to have the power to bring human beings back from the dead. In his quest to find the miracle drug, the cynical scienist enters the rarely seen netherworld of walking zombies, blood rites and ancient curses"--Container
Cataloging source
CSt
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, John Lindley ; music, Brad Fiedel ; film editor, Glenn Farr
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
In English, French or Spanish soundtracks with optional French and Spanish subtitles and optional English captions for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1995.9.H6
LC item number
S46 1987 DVD
PerformerNote
Bill Pullman, Cathy Tyson, Zakes Mokae, Paul Winfield
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1947-
  • 1949-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Craven, Wes
  • Ladd, David
  • Claybourne, Doug
  • Maxwell, Richard
  • Simoun, A.R
  • Barish, Keith
  • Cohen, Rob
  • Rodman, Howard
  • Pullman, Bill
  • Tyson, Cathy
  • Mokae, Zakes
  • Winfield, Paul
  • Fiedel, Brad
  • Lindley, John
  • Farr, Glenn
  • Davis, Wade
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
Runtime
98
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Zombiism
  • Haiti
  • Voodooism
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The serpent and the rainbow, Universal ; Keith Barish presents a Rob Cohen/David Ladd production ; a film by Wes Craven ; screenplay by Richard Maxwell and A.R. Simoun ; produced by David Ladd and Doug Claybourne ; directed by Wes Craven, (videorecording DVD)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/010/071/000000000010071618.gif
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987
  • "Inspired by the book The Serpent and the Rainbow by Wade Davis."
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm54614766
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 DVD (98 min.)
Isbn
9780783255316
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192123627
Publisher number
21236
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)54614766
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC; widescreen presentation (aspect ratio 1.85:1); Dolby digital surround sound
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The serpent and the rainbow, Universal ; Keith Barish presents a Rob Cohen/David Ladd production ; a film by Wes Craven ; screenplay by Richard Maxwell and A.R. Simoun ; produced by David Ladd and Doug Claybourne ; directed by Wes Craven, (videorecording DVD)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/010/071/000000000010071618.gif
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987
  • "Inspired by the book The Serpent and the Rainbow by Wade Davis."
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm54614766
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 DVD (98 min.)
Isbn
9780783255316
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192123627
Publisher number
21236
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)54614766
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC; widescreen presentation (aspect ratio 1.85:1); Dolby digital surround sound
Video recording format
DVD

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