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Whitney [videorecording] / Miramax and Altitude Film Entertainment present ; a Lisa Erspamer Entertainment and Lightbox production ; directed by Kevin Macdonald ; produced by Simon Chinn, Jonathan Chinn, Lisa Erspamer.

Macdonald, Kevin, 1967- (film director.). Chinn, Simon, (film producer.). Chinn, Jonathan, (film producer.). Erspamer, Lisa, (film producer.). Houston, Whitney, (on-screen participant.). Brown, Bobby (Vocalist), (on-screen participant.). Brown, Bobbi Kristina, (on-screen participant.). Houston, Cissy, (on-screen participant.). Rice-Edwards, Sam, (editor of moving image work.). Hume, Nelson, (director of photography.). Miramax Films, (production comapny.). Altitude Film Entertainment (Firm), (production comapny.). Lightbox (Firm), (production comapny.). Lions Gate Films (Santa Monica, Calif.) (publisher.).


Whitney Houston is a musical icon, known for such hit songs as "How Will I Know," "I Will Always Love You" and "I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)." Her debut album, "Whitney Houston," set industry records as the best-selling debut album for a female singer. The documentary follows her life and career, culminating in her untimely death at the age of 48. Her friends and family describe their relationship with the singer and her private struggles.

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 120 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a documentary film in 2018.
Special features: Audio commentary with producer & director; Motion photo gallery featuring images courtesy of The Estate of Whitney E. Houston.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Film editor, Sam Rice-Edwards ; director of photography, Nelson Hume.
Participant or Performer Note:
Featuring: Whitney Houston, Bobby Brown, Bobbi Kristina Brown, Cissy Houston.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for language and drug content.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation, 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio.
Language Note:
In English; Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Subject: Houston, Whitney.
Singers > United States > Biography.
African American women singers > United States > Biography.
Genre: Nonfiction films.
Biographical films.
Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

Available copies

  • 20 of 21 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Fontana Regional Library.


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