Hair

Fresh from the farm, Claude Bukowski arrives in New York City for a date with the Army Induction Board, only to walk into a hippie "happening" in Central Park and fall in love with the beautiful Sheila. Befriended by the hippies' pacifist leader, Berger, and urged to crash a formal pa...

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Corporate Author: United Artists Corporation.
Other Authors: Forman, Miloš. (Director)
Persky, Lester, 1925-2001.

Butler, Michael.

Weller, Michael, 1942-

Savage, John, 1949-

Williams, Treat.

D'Angelo, Beverly.

Golden, Annie.

Moore, Melba.

Ragni, Gerome.
Format: Movie DVD
Language:English
French
Published:Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, c1999.
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Uniform Title:Hair (Motion picture)
Summary:Fresh from the farm, Claude Bukowski arrives in New York City for a date with the Army Induction Board, only to walk into a hippie "happening" in Central Park and fall in love with the beautiful Sheila. Befriended by the hippies' pacifist leader, Berger, and urged to crash a formal party in order to declare his love for Sheila, Claude begins an adventure that lands him in jail, Central Park Lake and finally, in the army. But Berger's final effort to save Claude from Vietnam sets in motion a bizarre twist of fate ... with shocking consequences.
Language Notes:English (5.1 surround) and French (mono) language soundtracks with optional subtitles in English and French ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
General Notes:Based on the musical play; book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado.
Originally produced as motion picture in 1979.
Widescreen version Side A; standard version on Side B.
Special features include: scene selection ; theatrical trailer ; photo gallery.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (121 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Credits:Director of photography, Miroslav Ondricek ; vocal arranger and conductor, Tom Pierson ; editor, Lynzee Klingman ; music by Galt MacDermot ; choreography, Twyla Tharp.
Performer:John Savage, Treat Williams, Beverly D'Angelo, Annie Golden, Dorsey Wright, Don Dacus, Cheryl Barnes, Melba Moore, Ronnie Dyson.
System Details:DVD format.
Audience:MPAA rating: PG.
Production Credits:Director of photography, Miroslav Ondricek ; vocal arranger and conductor, Tom Pierson ; editor, Lynzee Klingman ; music by Galt MacDermot ; choreography, Twyla Tharp.
ISBN:0792841638
9780792841630
Author Notes:

Charlotte Rae was born Charlotte Rae Lubotsky in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on April 22, 1926. She briefly attended Northwestern University before moving to New York in 1948 to become an actress. She found success on Broadway and off for about 20 years, appearing in 10 productions, most notably as Mrs. Peachum in the 1954 revival of The Threepenny Opera and Mammy Yokum in Li'l Abner in 1956. She also recorded an album, Songs I Taught My Mother: Silly, Sinful and Satiric Selections, in 1955.

She appeared in several television shows including Car 54, Where Are You?, The Phil Silvers Show, The Defenders, Barney Miller, and Good Times. She was best known as Edna Garrett, a part she played on Diff'rent Strokes and The Facts of Life. She left The Facts of Life at the beginning of the eighth season because of health problems.

She continued to appear in off Broadway productions including Happy Days in 1990, The Vagina Monologues in 1993, and the Paper Mill Playhouse production of Pippin in 2000. She appeared in several movies including Hair, You Don't Mess with the Zohan, and Ricki and the Flash. Her autobiography, The Facts of My Life written with her son Larry Strauss, was published in 2015. She died on August 5, 2018 at the age of 92.

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