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The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman [videorecording]
DVDs DVDs | manufactured and distributed by Sony Wonder | 2002? | [Full frame version].
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD A DRAMA)
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Imprint
[S.l.] : Classic Media ; New York: manufactured and distributed by Sony Wonder, [2002?].
Edition
[Full frame version].
Descript
1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD, Dolby digital.
Note
Close-captioned.
Performer
Cicely Tyson, Barbara Chaney, Richard A. Dysart, Katherine Helmond, Michael Murphy, Odetta, Thalmus Rasulala.
Credits
Producers, Philip Barry Jr., Robert W. Christiansen and Rick Rosenberg ; screenplay, Tracy Keenan Wynn ; director, John Korty ; director of photography, James Crabe ; music, Fred Karlin.
Note
Originally boradcast as a television movie in 1974.
Based on the novel of the same title by Ernest J. Gaines.
Awards
Winner of 9 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Special, Best Actress and Best Teleplay.
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary
Miss Jane Pittman is celebrating her 110th birthday. As the civil rights movement heats up, Miss Jane, a former slave, recounts her memories of the black experience from picking potatoes on a southern plantation to fetching water for soldiers in the Civil War to her views on the current and turbulent equal rights movement.
Local Note
MW, 2-05
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ISBN
0738924670
ISBN/ISSN
074645520391
Music #
LVD 55203 Sony Wonder
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