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a Universal Pictures ; a Luis Valdez film ; a Center Theatre Group, Mark Taper Forum presentation ; written for the screen by Luis Valdez ; produced by Peter Burrell ; directed by Luis Valdez ; executive producer, Gordon Davidson.

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Names: Valdez, Luis. | Burrell, Peter | Olmos, Edward James. | Aidman, Charles. | Daly, Tyne. | Anderson, John, | Valdez, Daniel, | Birch, Patricia, | Cambas, Jacqueline, | Myers, David, | Wood, Yvonne, | John, Tom H., | Valdez, Luis.
Published: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios, [2003]
Edition: Widescreen.
Topics: Sleepy Lagoon Trial, Los Angeles, Calif., 1942-1943 - Drama. | Zoot Suit Riots, Los Angeles, Calif., 1943 - Drama. | Mexican Americans - California - Los Angeles - Drama. | Valdez, Luis - Film adaptations.
Regions: California - Los Angeles.
Genres: Feature films - United States. | Drama. | Feature films. | Film adaptations. | Legal films. | Melodramas (Motion pictures) | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Historical films. | Feature films. | Melodramas (Motion pictures) | Legal films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
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Uniform Title: Zoot suit (Motion picture)
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN: 0783276761
System Details: DVD, region 1, NTSC, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital surround.
Language Note: Closed captioned.
English dialogue with optional French, or Spanish subtitles, and captions in English.
Copyright: ©2003
Summary: Lawyers seek justice for a group of Mexican-Americans being sent to prison. Based on the Sleepy Lagoon murder case and the zoot suit riots of 1940's Los Angeles.
Performer: Edward James Olmos, Charles Aidman, Tyne Daly, John Anderson, Daniel Valdez.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Notes: Originally issued as a motion picture in 1981.
Based on the play by Luis Valdez.
Subject: Sleepy Lagoon Trial (Los Angeles, California : 1942-1943) | Zoot Suit Riots (Los Angeles, California : 1943)
Other Names: Valdez, Luis.
Burrell, Peter (Peter J.)
Olmos, Edward James.
Aidman, Charles.
Daly, Tyne.
Anderson, John, 1922-1992.
Valdez, Daniel, 1949-
Birch, Patricia, choreographer.
Cambas, Jacqueline, editor of moving image work.
Myers, David, 1914-2004, director of photography.
Wood, Yvonne, 1914-1999, costume designer.
John, Tom H., production designer.
Motion picture screenplay based on: Valdez, Luis. Zoot suit.
Universal Pictures (Firm), production company.
Center Theatre Group of Los Angeles, presenter.
Mark Taper Forum (Los Angeles, Calif.), presenter.

More Details for: Zoot suit