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The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

Korty, John (Added Author). Tyson, Cicely (Added Author). Chaney, Barbara. (Added Author). Dysart, Richard (Added Author). Helmond, Katherine. (Added Author). Murphy, Michael, 1938- (Added Author). Odetta, 1930-2008 (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 1557394423
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (DVD)(110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [S.l.] : distributed by VCI Entertainment, 2002.

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Originally produced as a television movie in 1973.
Based on the novel of the same title by Ernest J. Gaines.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, James Crabe ; music, Fred Karlin.
Participant or Performer: Cicely Tyson, Barbara Chaney, Richard A. Dysart, Katherine Helmond, Michael Murphy, Odetta, Thalmus Rasulala.
Summary, etc.: 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.
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Subject: Civil rights movements Southern States Drama Videodiscs
Slavery United States Drama Videodiscs
African Americans Drama Videodiscs
American fiction 20th century Film adaptations Videodiscs
American fiction 20th century Television adaptations Videodiscs
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