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Title The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman [dvd] / produced by Robert W. Christiansen, Rick Rosenberg ; written by Tracy Keenan Wynn ; directed by John Korty
Publisher [S.l.] : Classic Media, Inc. ; New York, NY : Sony Wonder, [2005]
 Louisville Adult DVD Fiction  DVD/DRAMA    AVAILABLE
Edition 30th anniversary special ed
Descript 2 videodiscs (150 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Tech Details DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby digital
Language Closed-captioned
Performer(S) Cicely Tyson, Barbara Chaney, Richard Dysart, Katherine Helmond, Michael Murphy, Odetta, Thalmus Rasulala
Credits Cinematographer, James Crabe ; music, Fred Karlin
History Originally produced as a television movie in 1973
Note Based on the novel of the same title by Ernest J. Gaines
Audience Not rated
Summary The history of blacks in the South as seen through the eyes of a 110-year-old former slave. Based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines
Awards Winner of 9 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Special, Best Actress and Best Teleplay
Note Special features: "The Making of the Autobiography of Ms. Jane Pittman" documentary - 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 Ms. Jane Pittman" documentary - Ernest J. Gaines gives an in-depth look at the people and places that inspired his award-winning novel; "Oral Story Telling Tradition" documentary - scholars explain the important of oral story-telling; Best Picture and Best Actress Emmy clips
Subject African American women -- Louisiana -- Drama
Older women -- Louisiana -- Drama
African Americans -- Drama
Slavery -- United States -- Drama
Civil rights movements -- Southern States -- Drama
Genre Biographical television programs.
Made-for-TV movies.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Biographical -- Television feature.
Ethnic -- Television feature.
Alt Author Christiansen, Robert
Rosenberg, Rick
Wynn, Tracy Keenan
Korty, John
Tyson, Cicely
Chaney, Barbara
Dysart, Richard
Helmond, Katherine
Murphy, Michael, 1938-
Odetta, 1930-2008
Rasulala, Thalmus, 1939-1991
Crabe, James
Karlin, Fred
Gaines, Ernest J., 1933- Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
Classic Media, Inc
Sony Wonder (Firm)
ISBN 0738930938
ISBN/ISSN 074645895390
Music # L2D 58953 Sony Wonder
LVD 58975 Sony Wonder
LVD 58980 Sony Wonder

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