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The Resource The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, produced by Philip Barry Jr., Robert W. Christiansen and Rick Rosenberg ; screenplay by Tracy Keenan Wynn ; directed by John Korty, (DVD)

The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, produced by Philip Barry Jr., Robert W. Christiansen and Rick Rosenberg ; screenplay by Tracy Keenan Wynn ; directed by John Korty, (DVD)

Label
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
Title
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
Statement of responsibility
produced by Philip Barry Jr., Robert W. Christiansen and Rick Rosenberg ; screenplay by Tracy Keenan Wynn ; directed by John Korty
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Awards note
Winner of 9 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Special, Best Actress and Best Teleplay.
Cataloging source
UPZ
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, James Crabe ; music, Fred Karlin
Date time place
Originally broadcast on January 31, 1974
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.A98 2002
PerformerNote
Cicely Tyson, Barbara Chaney, Richard A. Dysart, Katherine Helmond, Michael Murphy, Odetta, Thalmus Rasulala
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1923-1998
  • 1938-
  • 1930-2008
  • 1939-1991
  • 1933-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Barry, Philip
  • Christiansen, Bob
  • Rosenberg, Rick
  • Wynn, Tracy Keenan
  • Korty, John
  • Tyson, Cicely
  • Chaney, Barbara
  • Dysart, Richard
  • Helmond, Katherine
  • Murphy, Michael
  • Odetta
  • Rasulala, Thalmus
  • Crabe, James
  • Karlin, Fred
  • Gaines, Ernest J.
Runtime
110
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American fiction
  • African American women
  • Older women
  • African Americans
  • Slavery
  • Civil rights movements
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • DVD videodisc
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, produced by Philip Barry Jr., Robert W. Christiansen and Rick Rosenberg ; screenplay by Tracy Keenan Wynn ; directed by John Korty, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Originally produced as a television movie in 1973
  • Based on the novel of the same title by Ernest J. Gaines
  • For specific features see interactive menu
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full frame.
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
074645520391
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
LVD 55203
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm51578708
  • (OCoLC)995274981
  • 641566
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, produced by Philip Barry Jr., Robert W. Christiansen and Rick Rosenberg ; screenplay by Tracy Keenan Wynn ; directed by John Korty, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Originally produced as a television movie in 1973
  • Based on the novel of the same title by Ernest J. Gaines
  • For specific features see interactive menu
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full frame.
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
074645520391
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
LVD 55203
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm51578708
  • (OCoLC)995274981
  • 641566
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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