The Five Heartbeats

Language and/or Subtitles: English
Format: DVD 2005
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
Penn Hills Library Audio Visual DVD FIV
Location  Penn Hills Library
Collection  Audio Visual
Call Number  DVD FIV
Five young friends are drawn together by music. Their dreams of fame and fortune take them from amateur nights in ghetto clubs to the pinnacle of show business success and personal tragedy. When the vocal group The Five Heartbeats get to the top of the music world they learn the hard reality of the music industry.
Additional Information
Subjects Rhythm and blues music -- Drama.
Music trade -- United States -- Drama.
Musical groups -- United States -- Drama.
Feature films.
Musical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher Beverly Hills, California :20th Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC,2005
Edition 15th anniversary full screen edition.
Contributors Townsend, Robert, 1957- director, screenwriter.
Wayans, Keenen Ivory, screenwriter.
Jones, Loretha C., producer.
Wright, Michael, 1956- actor.
Leon (Leon Robinson), actor.
Lennix, Harry J., actor.
Wells, Tico, actor.
Nicholas, Harold, actor.
Carroll, Diahann, actor.
Dill, Bill, director of photography.
Clarke, Stanley (Composer)
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., production company.
Participants/Performers Robert Townsend, Michael Wright, Leon, Harry J. Lennix, Tico Wells, Harold Nicholas, Diahann Carroll.
Other Contributors Director of photography, Bill Dill ; editor, John Carter ; original music score, Stanley Clarke ; production designer, Wynn Thomas.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for language.
Language English
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes Title from container.
Originally released in 1991.
Special features: Bonus footage viewing option lets you see the filming of exclusive deleted scenes as you watch the movie; "Meet The Five Heartbeats" featurette; "The director's process" featurette; "In the studio" featurette; "The look" featurette; "The nomination" featurette: with over 30 minutes of never-before-seen footage; Robert Townsend profile; original "Making-of" featurette; theatrical trailer.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 4.0 surround, Dolby Digital stereo., dual layer, NTSC.
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 121 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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