Beat Street


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Physical Desc
1 videodisc (106 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
Videodisc release of the 1984 motion picture.
General Note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Creation/Production Credits
Cinematography, Tom Priestley, Jr. ; editors, Dov Hoenig, Kevin Lee ; music, Arthur Baker, Harry Belafonte, Webster Lewis.
Rae Dawn Chong, Guy Davis, Jon Chardiet, Leon W. Grant, Saundra Santiago, Robert Taylor ; cameo appearances by Us Girls, The Treacherous Three, The System, Rock Steady Crew, Soul Sonic Force & Shango, The Magnificent Force, New York City Breakers, Furious Five, Tina B., Afrika Bambaataa, Johnny B. Bad, and others
An aspiring DJ from the South Bronx and his best friend, a promoter, try to get into show business by exposing people to hip-hop music and culture in the 1980s
Target Audience
Rated PG.
System Details
DVD; English stereo. surround, Spanish mono.
In English or Spanish with English, Spanish or French subtitles.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Picker, D. V., Belafonte, H., Lathan, S., Davis, A., Gilbert, D., Golding, P., Hager, S., Chong, R. D., Davis, G., Chardiet, J., Grant, L. W., Santiago, S., & Taylor, R. (2003). Beat Street (Widescreen or Standard.). MGM DVD.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

David V. Picker et al.. 2003. Beat Street. MGM DVD.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

David V. Picker et al.. Beat Street MGM DVD, 2003.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Picker, David V., et al. Beat Street Widescreen or Standard., MGM DVD, 2003.

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