The Blues Brothers

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Widescreen edition.
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (148 min.) : sound ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1980.
General Note
Includes 12 min. of footage that was not in the theatrical release.
General Note
Includes The story behind the making of The Blues Brothers / written, produced, and directed by Joseph "JM" Kenny.
General Note
Includes production photographs, notes, and original theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Stephen M. Katz ; editor, George Folsey, Jr. ; choreographer, Carlton Johnson ; music, Ira Newborn.
John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, James Brown, Cab Calloway, Ray Charles, Carrie Fisher, Aretha Franklin, Henry Gibson, The Blues Brothers Band.
Jake and Elwood Blues, two hoodlum brothers searching for redemption, set out to locate and reenlist the members of their defunct rhythm and blues band in order to raise some honest money.
Target Audience
Rated R.
System Details
DVD; Anamorphic widescreen, Dolby surround.
In English with optional Spanish and French subtitles.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Kenny, J. M., Johnson, C., Newborn, I., Folsey, G., Jr., Franklin, A., Gibson, H., Katz, S. M., Fisher, C., Calloway, C., Belushi, J., Landis, J., Aykroyd, D., Weiss, R. K., & Charles, R. (1998). The Blues Brothers (Widescreen edition.). Universal Home Video.

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

J. M. Kenny et al.. 1998. The Blues Brothers. Universal City, CA: Universal Home Video.

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

J. M. Kenny et al.. The Blues Brothers Universal City, CA: Universal Home Video, 1998.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Kenny, J. M., et al. The Blues Brothers Widescreen edition., Universal Home Video, 1998.

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