Malcolm X [videorecording (DVD)]
Worth, Marvin film producer.

Malcolm X [videorecording (DVD)]

Worth, Marvin film producer.


Physical Description
1 videodisc (201 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.

Born Malcolm Little, his minister father was killed by the Ku Klux Klan. He became a gangster, and while in jail discovered the Nation of Islam writings of Elijah Muhammad. After getting out of jail, he preaches the teachings, but later on goes on a pilgrimage to the city of Mecca. There he converts to the original Islamic religion and becomes a Sunni Muslim. He changes his name to El-Hajj Malik Al-Shabazz and stops his anti-white teachings, having discovered the error of his mistakes. He is later assasinated and dies a Muslim martyr.

Personal Subject
X, Malcolm, 1925-1965-Drama.

Subject Term
Assassination -- United States -- Drama.
Civil rights workers -- United States -- Drama.
Sunnites -- United States -- Drama.
Martyrs -- United States -- Drama.

Geographic Term
United States -- Race relations -- Drama.
United States -- History -- 1961-1969 -- Drama.

Added Author
Worth, Marvin
Lee, Spike
Perl, Arnold
Washington, Denzel, 1954-
Bassett, Angela
Hall, Albert,
Freeman, Al, Jr., 1934-2012,
Lindo, Delroy, 1952-
Dickerson, Ernest R., 1952-
Brown, Barry Alexander,
Blanchard, Terence
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Haley, Alex. Autobiography of Malcolm X.

Added Corporate Author
Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ),
Largo International N.V.,
Forty Acres & a Mule Filmworks,
Warner Home Video (Firm),

Electronic Access
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System Details Note
DVD, region 1, widescreen (matted, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital stereo. surround, dual-layer.

Target Audience Note
MPAA rating: PG-13; for a scene of violence, and for drugs and some language.

Video disc

Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2010]

General Note (Repeatable)
Wide screen. Based on the book "The autobiography of Malcolm X" as told to Alex Haley. Originally released as a motion picture in 1992. Special features: Commentary by Spike Lee, Ernest Dickerson, Barry Alexander Brown and Ruth Carter; "By any means necessary: the making of Malcolm X" new documentary; 10 additional scenes, including introduction by Spike Lee; theatrical trailer. (Features are not rated, subtitled or closed-captioned.).

Material TypeShelf NumberBarcodeLibraryStatus
DVDDRAMA MALC DVD32530609586936Main JCPLFiction Movie Collection