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The Blues brothers [videorecording] / a Universal picture
DVDs DVDs | Universal | c2005 | 25th anniversary ed.; Widescreen version.
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Universal City, CA : Universal, c2005.
25th anniversary ed.; Widescreen version.
1 videodisc (148 min. ; 133 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround (Extended time), Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo. (Theatrical time), NTSC.
Extended version in English, with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish ; theatrical version includes English, French, and Spanish language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish.
John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, James Brown, Cab Calloway, Ray Charles, Carrie Fisher, Aretha Franklin, Henry Gibson.
Producer, Robert K. Weiss ; writers, Dan Aykroyd and John Landis ; director, John Landis ; director of photography, Stephen M. Katz ; music, Elmer Bernstein.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1980.
MPAA rating: Not rated (extended version); R (theatrical version).
After Jake Blues is release from prison, he and brother Elwood go to visit the old home where they were raised by nuns. They learn the church is no longer supporting the institution and will sell the place to the education authority. The only way to keep the place open is if the $5000 tax on the property is paid within the next 11 days. The brothers want to help and decide to put their blues band back together and raise the the money by staging a big show. As they set off on their "mission from god" they seem to make more enemies than friends along the way.
Special features: Side A - Extended version; stories behind the making-of 'The Blues brothers'; musical highlights. Side B - Theatrical version; introduction to the film by Dan Aykroyd; going rounds: a day on the 'Blues brothers' tour; transposing the music, remembering John; musical highlights; production notes.
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MW, 12-05; 7-08(rpl)
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26744 Universal
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