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

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

Label
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
Title
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
Statement of responsibility
produced by Robert W. Christiansen and Rick Rosenberg ; screenplay by Tracy Keenan Wynn ; directed by John Korty
Title variation
  • Miss Jane Pittman
  • Jane Pittman
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 produced as a television movie in 1973, by Tomorrow Entertainment, Inc
  • Originally broadcast on January 31, 1974
Language note
Close-captioned
PerformerNote
Cicely Tyson, Barbara Chaney, Richard A. Dysart, Katherine Helmond, Michael Murphy, Odetta, Thalmus Rasulala
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1938-
  • 1930-2008
  • 1933-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Korty, John
  • Tyson, Cicely
  • Chaney, Barbara
  • Dysart, Richard
  • Helmond, Katherine
  • Murphy, Michael
  • Odetta
  • Gaines, Ernest J.
  • Tomorrow Entertainment (Firm)
  • Classic Media, Inc
  • Sony Wonder (Firm)
Runtime
110
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American women
  • Older women
  • African Americans
  • United States
  • Civil rights movements
Technique
live action
Label
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, produced by Robert W. Christiansen and Rick Rosenberg ; screenplay by Tracy Keenan Wynn ; directed by John Korty, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel of the same title by Ernest J. Gaines
  • For specific features see interactive menu
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm51578708
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; full frame version.
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Isbn
9780738924670
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.4572 AUTOBIOGRAPHY ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW.
Other physical details
sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
LVD 55203
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o51578708
  • (Sirsi)4286842
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, produced by Robert W. Christiansen and Rick Rosenberg ; screenplay by Tracy Keenan Wynn ; directed by John Korty, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel of the same title by Ernest J. Gaines
  • For specific features see interactive menu
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm51578708
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; full frame version.
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Isbn
9780738924670
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.4572 AUTOBIOGRAPHY ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW.
Other physical details
sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
LVD 55203
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o51578708
  • (Sirsi)4286842
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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