The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
- ISBN: 0738924660
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 Note:||Cicely Tyson, Barbara Chaney, Richard A. Dysart, Katherine Helmond, Michael Murphy, Odetta, Thalmus Rasulala.|
|Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:||
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.|
|System Details Note:||
Winner of 9 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Special, Best Actress and Best Teleplay.
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