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The Color Purple

The Color Purple


Alice Walker

The Color Purple Resources

Movie or TV Productions

1985 Movie
The Color Purple, directed by Steven Spielberg, stars Whoopi Goldberg as Celie, Oprah Winfrey as Sofia, and Danny Glover as Albert/Mr.__. And even though it didn’t win any Oscars, it was nominated for eleven.



Whoopi Goldberg as Celie in the movie production.

Broadway Poster

A poster promoting the Broadway musical version of The Color Purple.

Sofia and Harpo

Sofia (Oprah Winfrey) and Harpo from the movie production.

The Author

A professorial photo of Alice Walker.

Walker at Work

Alice Walker writing.

Alice Walker: A Life

The cover of a biography of Alice Walker, with a picture of Walker on the cover.


"Do Like You"
The full lyrics to Stevie Wonder’s song "Do Like You," which provides the source for the novel’s epigraph.

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