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The harder they come [videorecording] / International Films, Ltd. ; a Perry Henzell film ; written by Perry Henzell & Trevor D. Rhone ; produced & directed by Perry Henzell.

Henzell, Perry. (Added Author). Rhone, Trevor D., 1940-2009 (Added Author). Cliff, Jimmy. (Added Author). Bartley, Janet. (Added Author). Bradshaw, Carl. (Added Author). Hartman, Ras Daniel. (Added Author). Charlton, Bobby. (Added Author). Gorson, Arthur H. (Added Author). International Films. (Added Author). Xenon Pictures. (Added Author). Jimmy Cliff, Janet Bartley, Carl Bradshaw, Ras Daniel Hartman, Bobby Charlton. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Sage Library System.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District. (Show)

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Summary:

A country boy who travels to Kingston to make it big as a reggae singer is ruthlessly exploited, first by his employer, then by the producer of his hit record. At last he becomes a pot-pushing desperado in an effort to live up to the code of his favorite movie heroes.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library DVD FIC HAR (Text) 33892100106039 Adult DVDs DVD None 06/28/2013 Available -
Baker County Library DRAMA HAR DVD (Text) 37814002945690 VIDEO DVD None 12/08/2015 Available -
Columbia Gorge Community College Library DRAMA HARD 2010 (Text) 23892000937295 DVD DVD None 06/07/2017 Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: [Restored & remastered edition].
  • Distributor: Santa Monica, Calif. : Xenon Pictures [distributor], 2010.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from DVD menu.
DVD release of the 1972 motion picture.
Bonus features include: featurettes "One and all: the phenomenon of The harder they come" and "Hard road to travel: the making of The harder they come ; interviews with Jimmy Cliff, Arthur Gorson, and director Perry Henzell ; slide show: "The wild side of paradise" ; "The harder they come" music video
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Photographed by David MacDonald, Peter Jessop, Franklyn St. Juste ; edited by John Victor-Smith, Richard White, Reicland Anderson ; sound, Bob Povey, Winston Rodney.
Participant or Performer Note:
Jimmy Cliff, Janet Bartley, Carl Bradshaw, Ras Daniel Hartman, Bobby Charlton.
Summary, etc.:
A country boy who travels to Kingston to make it big as a reggae singer is ruthlessly exploited, first by his employer, then by the producer of his hit record. At last he becomes a pot-pushing desperado in an effort to live up to the code of his favorite movie heroes.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note:
DVD ; widescreen 16x9. ; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., 5.1 surround, or original mono. ; NTSC.
Language Note:
In Jamaican English, with optional English subtitles.
Subject: Reggae musicians > Jamaica > Drama.
Reggae musicians > Jamaica > Interviews.
Reggae music > Jamaica > Drama.
Drug dealers > Jamaica > Drama.
Criminals > Jamaica > Drama.
Foreign films.
Genre: Fiction films.
Musical films.
Feature films.
Films for the hearing impaired.

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