The harder they come

Format: DVD 2006
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
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Braddock Carnegie Library DVD DVD HARD
Location  Braddock Carnegie Library
Collection  DVD
Call Number  DVD HARD
South Park Library AV DVD HAR
Location  South Park Library
Collection  AV
Call Number  DVD HAR
A country boy who travels to Kingston to make it big as a reggae singer is ruthlessly exploited, first by his employer, then by the producer of his hit record. At last he becomes a pot-pushing desperado in an effort to live up to the code of his favorite movie heroes.
Additional Information
Subjects Outlaws -- Jamaica -- Drama.
Reggae musicians -- Jamaica -- Drama.
Reggae music -- Jamaica.
Musical films.
Feature films.
Publisher Santa Monica, CA :Xenon Pictures,2006
Edition Film & soundtrack special ed.
Other Titles Jimmy Cliff in The harder they come : original soundtrack recording.
Contributors Henzell, Perry, screenwriter, film producer, film director.
Rhone, Trevor D., 1940-2009, screenwriter.
Cliff, Jimmy, actor.
Bartley, Janet, actor.
Bradshaw, Carl, actor.
Hartman, Ras Daniel, actor.
Charlton, Bobby, actor.
International Films, production company.
Xenon Pictures, publisher.
Participants/Performers Jimmy Cliff, Janet Bartley, Carl Bradshaw, Ras Daniel Hartman, Bobby Charlton.
Other Contributors Photography, David MacDonald, Peter Jessop, Franklyn St. Juste ; editor, John Victor-Smith, Richard White, Reicland Anderson ; art director, Sally Henzell.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
Language English
In Jamaican English with optional English subtitles.
Notes Title from videodisc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1972.
Accompanying compact disc, Jimmy Cliff in The harder they come : original soundtrack recording, previously issued in 2001 as Island: 314 586 158-2.
Special features: "One and all: the phenomenon of The harder they come" and "Hard Road to Travel: the making of the harder they come" featurettes; interviews with Jimmy Cliff, Arthur Gorson, and director Perry Henzell; slide show, "The wild side of paradise"; "The harder they come" music video; exclusive preview of Perry Hezell's "No place like home".
System Details DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen 16x9; Dolby digital 2.0 stereo., 5.1 surround or original mono.
Description 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
ISBN 1597881155
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