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Blood & Orchids [DVD]

They should be hailed as heroes. Instead, they became the accused. Four young Hawaiian men, who find a beaten and raped nude Caucasian woman and rush her to a Honolulu hospital, are the defendants in a heated trial that underscores the divide between locals and powerful, plantation-running whites of 1937 Hawaii. A tale of twisted justice and deadly vengeance.

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2010


Format: DVD
Summary: They should be hailed as heroes. Instead, they became the accused. Four young Hawaiian men, who find a beaten and raped nude Caucasian woman and rush her to a Honolulu hospital, are the defendants in a heated trial that underscores the divide between locals and powerful, plantation-running whites of 1937 Hawaii. A tale of twisted justice and deadly vengeance.
Title: Blood & orchids [DVD] / Lorimar Telepictures ; produced by Andrew Adelson ; teleplay by Norman Katkov, based on his novel ; directed by Jerry Thorpe.
Publisher Date: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2010]
Subject: Trials (Rape) -- Hawaii -- Drama. Hawaii -- Race relations -- Drama.
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 4
System Items Total: 4
Call Number: 791.43 Blo
Oclc: 669067366
Upc: 883316228241
Bib Id: 431417

Format: DVD
Summary: They should be hailed as heroes. Instead, they became the accused. Four young Hawaiian men, who find a beaten and raped nude Caucasian woman and rush her to a Honolulu hospital, are the defendants in a heated trial that underscores the divide between locals and powerful, plantation-running whites of 1937 Hawaii. A tale of twisted justice and deadly vengeance.
Title: Blood & orchids [DVD] / Lorimar Telepictures ; produced by Andrew Adelson ; teleplay by Norman Katkov, based on his novel ; directed by Jerry Thorpe.
Publisher, Date: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2010]
Description: 2 videodiscs (200 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
Series: Archive collection
Series: Archive collection
Subjects: Trials (Rape) -- Hawaii -- Drama.
Subjects: Hawaii -- Race relations -- Drama.
Genre: Television mini-series
Genre: Fiction television programs
Genre: Television adaptations
Other Author: Adelson, Andrew.
Other Author: Katkov, Norman
Other Author: Thorpe, Jerry
Other Author: Kristofferson, Kris
Other Author: Alexander, Jane, 1939-
Other Author: Young, Sean
Other Author: Ferrer, José, 1912-1992
Other Author: Arnold, Chuck
Other Author: Coleman, Lori Jane.
Other Author: Adelson, Marvin.
Other Author: Snow, Mark
Other Author: Lorimar-Telepictures
Other Author: Warner Home Video (Firm)
Other Title: Blood and orchids [DVD]
Notes: "This disc is expected to play back in DVD video "play only" devices, and may not play back in other DVD devices, including recorders and PC drives."
Notes: Director of photography, Chuck Arnold; edited by Lori Jane Coleman, Marvin Adelson; music, Mark Snow.
Notes: Kris Kristofferson, Jane Alexander, Sean Young, Jose Ferrer.
Notes: Originally produced as a television miniseries in 1986.
Notes: DVD; full-screen 4x3, 1.33:1; Dolby Digital, mono.
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 4
Total Copies: 4
Call Number: 791.43 Blo
Medium: [DVD]