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The green pastures [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures ; Warner Bros. Productions Corporation
DVDs DVDs | Warner Home Video | c2006 | Standard version.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD G RELIGIOUS)
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Imprint
[United States] : Warner Home Video, c2006.
Edition
Standard version.
Descript
1 videodisc (ca. 93 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD; Dolby Digital mono.
Note
In English, with optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish.
Closed-captioned.
Cast
Rex Ingram, Eddie Anderson.
Credits
Directors, Marc Connelly, William Keighley ; music, Hall Johnson Choir.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1936.
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary
A series of biblical stories are told from a black perspective. Unlike many Hollywood biblical epics, this sensitive, thoughtful film brings to the scriptures a profound level of understanding. Featuring the joyful gospel sounds of the Hall Johnson Choir.
Note
Special features: commentary by actor LeVar Burton and Black Cultural scholars Herb Boyd and Ed Guerrera; 2 vingage musical shorts: "Rufus Jones for president", featuring Ethel Waters and 7-year-old Sammy Davis Jr.; "An all-colored vaudeville show", featuring Adelaide Hall and the Nicholas Brothers; theatrical trailer.
Local Note
MW, 2-06; Gift,9-08(add)
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ISBN
1419817116
ISBN/ISSN
012569676756
Music #
67675 Warner Home Video
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