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The Resource 10,000 black men named George, Showtime and Paramount Pictures presents ; producer, Michelle Mundy ; written by Cyrus Nowrasteh ; directed by Robert Townsend, (videorecording)

10,000 black men named George, Showtime and Paramount Pictures presents ; producer, Michelle Mundy ; written by Cyrus Nowrasteh ; directed by Robert Townsend, (videorecording)

Label
10,000 black men named George
Title
10,000 black men named George
Statement of responsibility
Showtime and Paramount Pictures presents ; producer, Michelle Mundy ; written by Cyrus Nowrasteh ; directed by Robert Townsend
Title variation
Ten thousand black men named George
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The true story of the formation of the first black-controlled union, the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. Asa Philip Randolph, a black journalist establishes a voice for the forgotten workers of the Pullman Rail Company, were all black porters were simply named "George", after George Pullman, the first person to employ emancipated slaves
Member of
Awards note
Image Awards, 2003: Image Award - Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special (Charles Dutton).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Edward Pei ; editors, Katina Zinner, Peter Zinner ; costume designer, Joyce Schure; music, Stephen James Taylor
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for language and brief nudity
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997.A23
LC item number
T45667
PerformerNote
André Braugher, Charles S. Dutton, Mario Van Peebles, Carla Brothers, Brock Peters, Kenneth McGregor, Ernestine Jackson, Ellen Holly, Kedar, Joel Gordon, Ardon Bess, Karen Eyo
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
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  • Van Peebles, Mario
  • Townsend, Robert
  • Mundy, Michelle
  • Nowrasteh, Cyrus
  • Braugher, Andre
  • Dutton, Charles S
  • Eyo, Karen
  • McKissack, Fredrick
  • Showtime Networks
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Paramount Television
Runtime
89
Series statement
Paramount DVD collection
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  • Randolph, A. Philip
  • Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters
  • Pullman Car & Manufacturing Corp.
  • Pullman porters
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
10,000 black men named George, Showtime and Paramount Pictures presents ; producer, Michelle Mundy ; written by Cyrus Nowrasteh ; directed by Robert Townsend, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001
  • Based on the book, "A long hard journey" by Fredrick McKissack
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm52220370
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
1 videodisc (89 min.)
Isbn
9780792189107
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.4365 TEN THOUSAND ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; CC ; [B14MD149, #1, 4@14.99, LAP/DDG]
Other control number
097368037847
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
80378
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)52220370
System details
DVD, Region 1; stereo ; NTSC ; full screen
Video recording format
DVD
Label
10,000 black men named George, Showtime and Paramount Pictures presents ; producer, Michelle Mundy ; written by Cyrus Nowrasteh ; directed by Robert Townsend, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001
  • Based on the book, "A long hard journey" by Fredrick McKissack
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm52220370
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
1 videodisc (89 min.)
Isbn
9780792189107
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.4365 TEN THOUSAND ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; CC ; [B14MD149, #1, 4@14.99, LAP/DDG]
Other control number
097368037847
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
80378
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)52220370
System details
DVD, Region 1; stereo ; NTSC ; full screen
Video recording format
DVD

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