Do The Right Thing

Spike Lee (director, screenwriter, starring)
David Lee (photographer): Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, John Turturro, Rosie Perez (starring)

Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1989. Vintage studio still photograph of Spike Lee and Rosie Perez from the 1989 film.

Lee's third feature, a brilliant study of racial tensions over the course of one very hot day in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, pivoting about Sal's Pizzaria, an Italian Pizzaria in a predominately African American neighborhood.

The film debuts of Martin Lawrence and Rosie Perez.

Nominated for two Academy Awards for Best Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor for Danny Aiello.

Nominated for the Palm d'Or. Chosen for the National Film Registry in 1999.

Shot on location in Brooklyn, New York.

8 x 10 inches. Near Fine.

Criterion Collection 97. Rosenbaum 1000. Ebert I.

[Book #148319]