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

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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 -

Record details

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

Content descriptions

General Note: In Jamaican English, with optional English subtitles.
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
DVD release of the 1972 motion picture.
Title from DVD menu.
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: Films for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Musical films.
Fiction films.
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