The Resource Dreamgirls, DreamWorks SKG ; Paramount Pictures ; Laurence Mark Productions ; produced by Laurence Mark ; screenplay by Bill Condon ; directed by Bill Condon, (videorecording)

Dreamgirls, DreamWorks SKG ; Paramount Pictures ; Laurence Mark Productions ; produced by Laurence Mark ; screenplay by Bill Condon ; directed by Bill Condon, (videorecording)

Label
Dreamgirls
Title
Dreamgirls
Statement of responsibility
DreamWorks SKG ; Paramount Pictures ; Laurence Mark Productions ; produced by Laurence Mark ; screenplay by Bill Condon ; directed by Bill Condon
Title variation
Dream girls
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Three young women Deena Jones, Effie White, and Lorrell Robinson desire to become pop stars. They get their wish when they are picked to be backup singers for the legendary James "Thunder" Early. When they are set free for leads, Curtis Taylor and Effie's brother C.C. decide that Deena should be the lead singer, which upsets Effie. The girls discover exactly what it takes to be in the music business and what they must give up to realize their dream
Awards note
  • Academy Awards (USA), 2007: Oscar - Best Achievement in Sound Mixing (Michael Minkler, Bob Beemer, Willie D. Burton) ; Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Jennifer Hudson).
  • Golden Globes, USA, 2007: Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy ; Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (Eddie Murphy) ; Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (Jennifer Hudson).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Tobias Schliessler ; editor, Virginia Katz ; original music, Henry Krieger ; costume designer, Sharen Davis ; production designer, John Myhre
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for languages, some sexuality and drug content
Language note
English (Dolby 5.1, Dolby 2.0) or French (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
  • PN1995.9.M86
  • PN1995.9.M86
LC item number
  • D743645757 2007
  • D743645757 2007
PerformerNote
Jamie Foxx, Beyoncé Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Danny Glover, Jennifer Hudson, Anika Noni Rose, Keith Robinson
Runtime
130
Technique
live action
Label
Dreamgirls, DreamWorks SKG ; Paramount Pictures ; Laurence Mark Productions ; produced by Laurence Mark ; screenplay by Bill Condon ; directed by Bill Condon, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the original Broadway production book and lyrics by Tom Eyen
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
  • Special features: 12 extended and alternate scenes; music video "Listen" by Beyonce Knowles; never-before-seen Jenifer Hudson performance
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
85777777
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed..
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 130 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097363478249
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
34782
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)85777777
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Dreamgirls, DreamWorks SKG ; Paramount Pictures ; Laurence Mark Productions ; produced by Laurence Mark ; screenplay by Bill Condon ; directed by Bill Condon, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the original Broadway production book and lyrics by Tom Eyen
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
  • Special features: 12 extended and alternate scenes; music video "Listen" by Beyonce Knowles; never-before-seen Jenifer Hudson performance
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
85777777
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed..
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 130 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097363478249
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
34782
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)85777777
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo surround
Video recording format
DVD

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