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The Resource Baby boy, Columbia Pictures presents ; a New Deal production ; a John Singleton film ; written, produced and directed by John Singleton, (videorecording)

Baby boy, Columbia Pictures presents ; a New Deal production ; a John Singleton film ; written, produced and directed by John Singleton, (videorecording)

Label
Baby boy
Title
Baby boy
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures presents ; a New Deal production ; a John Singleton film ; written, produced and directed by John Singleton
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • kor
  • tha
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • por
  • chi
  • eng
Summary
Jody doesn't have or want a job, because he lives with his mother Juanita in South Central L.A. Her new boyfriend Melvin is an ex-convict, ''original gangster," and landscaper. Jody views Melvin's arrival with suspicion--the last time Juanita had a boyfriend, she threw out his brother Ray. Jody has a son with Yvette and a girl with Peanut, and along with his friend Sweetpea, he is just trying to live large. He wants to be a good daddy, but first he will have to learn some hard lessons about living, loving, and surviving. DVD format
Awards note
Locarno Internation Film Festival: 2001, Special Mention - For its innovative concept and ensemble acting (John Singleton (director), Tyrese Gibson, Taraji P. Henson, Omar Gooding, Tamara LaSeon Bass, Candy Ann Brown, A.J. Johnson, Ving Rhames, Angell Conwell, Kareem J. Grimes, Tracey Cherelle Jones, Kaylan Bolton).
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Charles E. Mills ; film editor, Bruce Cannon ; music by David Arnold
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Rated R
Language note
Dialogue in English or French; subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, or Thai ; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.B333 2001
PerformerNote
Tyrese Gibson (Jody), Omar Gooding (Sweetpea), A.J. Johnson (Juanita), Taraji P. Henson (Yvette), Snoop Dogg (Rodney), Tamara LeSeon Bass (Peanut), Ving Rhames (Melvin)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1968-2019
  • 1976-
  • 1972-
  • 1961-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Singleton, John
  • Tyrese
  • Gooding, Omar
  • Henson, Taraji P
  • Snoop Dogg
  • Rhames, Ving
  • Bass, Tamara LaSeon
  • Johnson, A. J
  • Columbia Pictures
  • New Deal Productions
  • Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
130
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Men
  • African American men
  • African American families
  • Families
  • African Americans
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Love
  • Father and child
  • Mothers and sons
  • Parenting
  • Maturation (Psychology)
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Technique
live action
Label
Baby boy, Columbia Pictures presents ; a New Deal production ; a John Singleton film ; written, produced and directed by John Singleton, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Widescreen format
  • Special features: John Singleton commentary [audio feature]; Cinemax Making-of special [featurette]; Storyboard comparisons; Deleted & altered scenes; Outtakes & bloopers; "The Kiki & Boo Show"; Music video "Just a Baby Boy"; Music video "Baby Mama"; TV spots; Theatrical trailers; Filmographies [text feature]
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Womb -- Yvette -- Peanut -- Mama's friend Melvin -- Jody's nightmare -- Stepping out -- Salesman vs. shyster -- Rachel's Beauty Salon -- Daddy's home -- Mama needs fun -- In love with a man -- Guns & butter -- Suspicious woman -- Yvette loves Daddy D -- Unstable creatures -- Collect call from Rodney -- "Call for your Mama." -- Pandora's box -- Honest truth -- Jumped -- Teaching respect -- Weed in Mama's garden -- Leaving home -- "Get off my Mommy." -- Prey prayer -- Drive-by shooting -- What goes around... -- Baby Boy grows up
Control code
sky202956646
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (130 min.)
Isbn
9780767867108
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
jp 02/18
Other control number
043396064584
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
06458
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)827622471
System details
DVD, Region 1, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo, widescreen presentation aspect ratio 1.85:1
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Baby boy, Columbia Pictures presents ; a New Deal production ; a John Singleton film ; written, produced and directed by John Singleton, (videorecording)
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Widescreen format
  • Special features: John Singleton commentary [audio feature]; Cinemax Making-of special [featurette]; Storyboard comparisons; Deleted & altered scenes; Outtakes & bloopers; "The Kiki & Boo Show"; Music video "Just a Baby Boy"; Music video "Baby Mama"; TV spots; Theatrical trailers; Filmographies [text feature]
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Womb -- Yvette -- Peanut -- Mama's friend Melvin -- Jody's nightmare -- Stepping out -- Salesman vs. shyster -- Rachel's Beauty Salon -- Daddy's home -- Mama needs fun -- In love with a man -- Guns & butter -- Suspicious woman -- Yvette loves Daddy D -- Unstable creatures -- Collect call from Rodney -- "Call for your Mama." -- Pandora's box -- Honest truth -- Jumped -- Teaching respect -- Weed in Mama's garden -- Leaving home -- "Get off my Mommy." -- Prey prayer -- Drive-by shooting -- What goes around... -- Baby Boy grows up
Control code
sky202956646
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (130 min.)
Isbn
9780767867108
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
jp 02/18
Other control number
043396064584
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
06458
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)827622471
System details
DVD, Region 1, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo, widescreen presentation aspect ratio 1.85:1
Video recording format
laserdisc

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