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Movie (Entertainment) - North Wing BasementMU 13856#1-2On Shelf
Movie (Entertainment) - North Wing BasementMU 13856On Shelf

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Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (117 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
Film based on the 1988 screenplay by John Waters and the musical play by Mark O'Donnell.
General Note
Widescreen (2.35:1)
General Note
Special features: Jump to a song with optional sing along lyric track ; "Step-by-step: the dances of Hairspray" featurette ; audio commentary with director Adam Shankman and Nikki Blonsky ; audio commentary with producers Craig Zadan and Neil Moran ; "Hairspray extensions:" multi-view experience of dance scenes: "Nicest kids in town," "(The legend of) Miss Baltimore Crabs," "Ladies choice," "Welcome to the 60s," "Run & tell that," "You can't stop the beat" ; previews ; 5 deleted scenes: 'Tracy's never-before seen musical number, "I can wait" ; 'Edna gets arrested' ; 'Welcome to the 60s alternate street segment' ; 'You can't stop the beat: alternate version' ; 'Big, blonde, and beautiful' (reprise - Velma only version) ; deleted scenes commentary with director Adam Shankman and Nikki Blonsky ; "You can't stop the beat: The long journey of Hairspray" documentary ; theatrical trailer ; scene selection.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Bojan Bazelli ; editor, Michael Tronick ; music, Marc Shaiman ; costume designer, Rita Ryack ; production designer, David Gropman.
Nikki Blonsky, John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Queen Latifah, Christopher Walken, Amanda Bynes, James Marsden, Brittany Snow, Zac Efron, Elijah Kelley, Allison Janney.
In 1962 Baltimore there are changes in the air. Plus-sized teen Tracy Turnblad, with big hair and even bigger heart, has only one passion, to dance. She wins a spot on the local TV dance program, "The Corney Collins Show" and is transformed overnight from outsider to irrepressible teen celebrity. The trendsetting Tracy aims to win the heart of teen-dream Link Larkin and stand up for what she believes in.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG; for language, some suggestive content and momentary teen smoking.
System Details
Audio track in English ; subtitled in English and Spanish ; closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Shankman, A., Dixon, L., Blonsky, N., Travolta, J., Queen Latifah., Bynes, A., Marsden, J., Snow, B., Efron, Z., Kelley, E., Janney, A., O'Donnell, M., Waters, J., Pfeiffer, M., & Walken, C. Hairspray (Shake & shimmy ed.).

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

Adam, Shankman et al.. Hairspray. .

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

Adam, Shankman et al.. Hairspray .

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Shankman, Adam,, et al. Hairspray Shake & shimmy ed.,

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