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The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman  Cover Image DVD DVD

The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

Korty, John, (film director.). Christiansen, Bob (Robert W.), (film producer.). Rosenberg, Rick, (film producer.). Wynn, Tracy Keenan, (screenwriter.). Tyson, Cicely, (actor.). Dysart, Richard, (actor.). Helmond, Katherine, (actor.). Murphy, Michael, 1938- (actor.). Chaney, Barbara, (actor.). Poole, Roy, 1924-1986 (actor.). Premice, Josephine, (actor.). Rasulala, Thalmus, 1939-1991 (actor.). Wilcox Paxton, Collin, 1935-2009 (actor.). Winde, Beatrice, (actor.). Odetta, 1930-2008 (actor.). Karlin, Fred, (composer (expression)). Crabe, James, (director of photography.). Levin, Sidney, (editor of moving image work.). Haller, Michael, (production designer.). Gaines, Ernest J 1933- Television adaptation of (work): Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman. (Added Author). Classic Media, Inc., (publisher.). Sony Wonder (Firm), (film distributor.). Cicely Tyson, Richard A. Dysart, Katherine Helmond, Michael Murphy, Barbara Chaney, Roy Poole, Josephine Premice, Thalmus Rasulala, Collin Wilcox-Horne, Beatrice Winde, Odetta. (Cast).

Summary

Summary: The history of blacks in the South as seen through the eyes of a 110-year-old former slave.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780738930930
  • ISBN: 0738930938
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (150 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
    videodisc
  • Edition: 30th anniversary special edition.
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Classic Media, Inc., [2004]
  • Distributor: New York, New York : Sony Wonder, [2004]
  • Badges:
    • Most Copies: 3 / 5.0
    • Top Circs: 3 / 5.0

Contents / Notes

General Note: Winner of 9 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Special, Best Actress and Best Teleplay.
Closed-captioned.
Special features: The making of The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (behind the scenes footage, new interviews with Ernest J. Gaines, Odetta, director John Korty, producers Rick Rosenberg and Bob Christiansen and more); The writing of The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (Ernest J. Gaines gives an in-depth look at the people and places that inspired his award-winning novel); The oral tradition (scholars explain the important of oral story-telling); Best special and best actress Emmy clips.
Based on the novel of the same title by Ernest J. Gaines.
Full screen.
Formatted Contents Note: Disc 1. Film -- disc 2. Special features.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Music by Fred Karlin ; director of photography, James Crabe ; film editor, Sidney Levin ; production designer, Michael Haller.
Participant or Performer Note: Cicely Tyson, Richard A. Dysart, Katherine Helmond, Michael Murphy, Barbara Chaney, Roy Poole, Josephine Premice, Thalmus Rasulala, Collin Wilcox-Horne, Beatrice Winde, Odetta.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced as a television movie in 1973.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC; region 1; Dolby Digital.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Winner of 9 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Special, Best Actress and Best Teleplay.
Subject: United States
Southern States
Louisiana
Slavery
Older women
Civil rights movements
African Americans
African American women
Gaines, Ernest J 1933-2019
Southern States History Audio-visual material
Gaines, Ernest J 1933- Television adaptations
Civil rights movements Southern States Drama
Slavery United States Drama
African Americans Drama
Older women Louisiana Drama
African American women Louisiana Drama
Genre: Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Fiction television programs.
Television adaptations.
Made-for-TV movies.
Biographical television programs.
Ethnic -- Television feature.
Biographical -- Television feature.

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