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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). Gaines, Ernest J., 1933- Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 0738924660
  • Physical Description: 1 videocassette (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
  • Edition: Full frame.
  • Publisher: [S.l.] : Classic Media ; New York : Manufactured and distributed by Sony Wonder, [2002?],c1973.

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General Note: Winner of 9 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Special, Best Actress and Best Teleplay.
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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.
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Originally a CBS broadcast on January 31, 1974.
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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Winner of 9 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Special, Best Actress and Best Teleplay.
Subject: Films for the hearing impaired
Civil rights movements Southern States Drama
Slavery United States Drama
African Americans Drama
Older women Louisiana Drama
African American women Louisiana Drama
American fiction 20th century Film adaptations
American fiction 20th century Television adaptations
Feature films
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