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Cora unashamed [videorecording] / ALT Films ; WGBH Boston ; PBS
DVDs DVDs | Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment | c2005 | Full screen version.
Available at Adult DVD-TV (Call number: COR)
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Location Call No. Volume Status Note
Adult DVD-TV COR CHECK SHELF

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Imprint
[Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, c2005.
Edition
Full screen version.
Descript
1 videodisc (ca. 95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
PBS pictures
PBS pictures.
System Det
DVD; Dolby digital.
Note
Closed-captioned.
Cast
Regina Taylor, Cherry Jones, Ellen Muth, Michael Gaston, Kohl Sudduth, Arlen Dean Snyder, C.C.H. Pounder.
Credits
Producer, Marian Rees ; screenplay, Ann Peacock ; director, Deborah M. Pratt ; director of photography, Ernest Holzmann ; editor, Debra I. Moore ; music, Patrice Rushen.
Note
Originally broadcast as an episode of the television program ExxonMobil Masterpiece theatre's American collection in 2000.
Based on the short story Cora unashamed by Langston Hughes.
Audience
Not rated.
Summary
A town's lone African American woman is surrounded by social isolation and deep-seated racism while working as a housekeeper. Set in rural Iowa in the early 1900s, Cora is confronted with death, abortion and loneliness. Working as a domestic, she lives only for her daughter and the neglected child of her employers.
Local Note
AMZ, 4-12
Subject
Genre
Alt Author
Alt Title
Exxon Mobil Masterpiece Theatre's American collection.
ISBN
1415709246
9781415709245
ISBN/ISSN
841887050029
Music #
705002 PBS Home Video
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