Honeydripper
(DVD)

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Published
[New York] : Screen Media Films, 2008.
Language
English
UPC
025195038461

Notes

General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2007.
General Note
Title from container.
General Note
Special features: Cast and filmmaker interviews; Director's commentary; Behind the scenes.
Creation/Production Credits
Cinematographer, Dick Pope ; music composed by, Mason Daring ; costume designer, Hope Hanafin ; production designer, Toby Corbett.
Participants/Performers
Eric Abrams, Gary Clark Jr., Yaya Dacosta, Charles S. Dutton, Daryl Edwards, Danny Glover, Albert Hall, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Brent Jennings, Dr. Mable John, Stacy Keach, Davenia McFadden, Kel Mitchell, Keb 'Mo, ' Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Eddie Shaw, Mary Steenburgen, Sean Patrick Thomas, Arthur Lee Williams, Tom Wright.
Description
1950, rural Alabama. It's a make-or-break weekend for the Honeydripper Lounge and its owner Tyrone "Pine Top" Purvis. Deep in debt, Tyrone is desperate to lure the young cotton pickers and local Army base recruits into his juke joint and away from the rival club across the way. He lays off his regular talent and hires the famous electric guitar player, Guitar Sam, for a one night only gig. When the train arrives, Guitar Sam is no where to be found. Tyrone makes a deal with the sheriff to release Sonny, a kid who hopped off a freight car and turned up at the club. Tyrone cleans Sonny up and launches a last ditch scheme to pass off the young guitar picker as Guitar Sam. When Sonny takes the stage and launches into his first scalding electric licks, Tyrone will learn if its lights out for the Honeydripper or if his luck has changed.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for brief violence and some suggestive material.
System Details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DVD-9, single-sided.
Language
English dialogue with optional Spanish subtitles; English captions.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Renzi, M., Sayles, J., Abrams, E., Clark, G., Jr., Dacosta, Y., Dutton, C. S., Edwards, D., Glover, D., Hall, A., Curtis-Hall, V., Hamilton, L. G., Jennings, B., John, M., Keach, S., McFadden, D., Mitchell, K., Keb' Mo' (Musician)., Santiago-Hudson, R., Shaw, E., Steenburgen, M., Thomas, S. P., Williams, A. L., & Wright, T. (2008). Honeydripper . Screen Media Films.

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

Maggie. Renzi et al.. 2008. Honeydripper. Screen Media Films.

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

Maggie. Renzi et al.. Honeydripper Screen Media Films, 2008.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Renzi, Maggie., et al. Honeydripper Screen Media Films, 2008.

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