Coverart for item
The Resource 10,000 black men named George, Showtime and Paramount Pictures present ; executive producer, Abby Mann ; executive producer, André Braugher ; executive producer, Stan Margulies ; producer, Michelle Mundy ; written by Cyrus Nowrasteh ; directed by Robert Townsend

10,000 black men named George, Showtime and Paramount Pictures present ; executive producer, Abby Mann ; executive producer, André Braugher ; executive producer, Stan Margulies ; producer, Michelle Mundy ; written by Cyrus Nowrasteh ; directed by Robert Townsend

Label
10,000 black men named George
Title
10,000 black men named George
Statement of responsibility
Showtime and Paramount Pictures present ; executive producer, Abby Mann ; executive producer, André Braugher ; executive producer, Stan Margulies ; producer, Michelle Mundy ; written by Cyrus Nowrasteh ; directed by Robert Townsend
Title variation
Ten thousand black men named George
Contributor
Actor
Broadcaster
Costume designer
Director of photography
Film director
Film editor
Film producer
Production company
Screenwriter
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
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/composerexpression
e_AMNkTLXkQ
Credits note
Music by Stephen James Taylor ; edited by Peter Zinner, Katina Zinner ; production designer, Gavin Mitchell ; director of photography, Edward Pei ; costume designer, Joyce Schure
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for language and brief nudity
LC call number
PN1997.A23
LC item number
T45667
PerformerNote
André Braugher, Charles S. Dutton, Mario Van Peebles, Brock Peters, Carla Brothers, Kenneth McGregor, Ernestine Jackson, Ellen Holly, Kedar, Joel Gordon, Ardon Bess, Karen Eyo
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1957-
  • 1931-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Townsend, Robert
  • Mann, Abby
  • Braugher, Andre
  • Margulies, Stan
  • Mundy, Michelle
  • Nowrasteh, Cyrus
  • Dutton, Charles S.
  • Van Peebles, Mario
  • Peters, Brock
  • Brothers, Carla
  • McGregor, Kenneth
  • Jackson, Ernestine
  • Holly, Ellen
  • Eyo, Karen
  • Taylor, Stephen James
  • Zinner, Peter
  • Zinner, Katrina
  • Mitchell, Gavin
  • Pei, Edward J.
  • Schure, Joyce
  • McKissack, Fredrick
  • Showtime Networks
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Paramount Television
Runtime
89
Series statement
Paramount DVD collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Randolph, A. Philip
  • Pullman porters
  • Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters
  • Pullman Car & Manufacturing Corp.
  • Randolph, A. Philip
  • Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters
  • Pullman Car & Manufacturing Corp
  • Pullman porters
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
10,000 black men named George, Showtime and Paramount Pictures present ; executive producer, Abby Mann ; executive producer, André Braugher ; executive producer, Stan Margulies ; producer, Michelle Mundy ; written by Cyrus Nowrasteh ; directed by Robert Townsend
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001
  • Based on the book, "A long hard journey" by Fredrick McKissack
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm52220370
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Full screen format.
Extent
1 videodisc (89 min.)
Isbn
9780792189107
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097368037847
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
80378
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)52220370
System details
DVD, NTSC, Region 1; Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
10,000 black men named George, Showtime and Paramount Pictures present ; executive producer, Abby Mann ; executive producer, André Braugher ; executive producer, Stan Margulies ; producer, Michelle Mundy ; written by Cyrus Nowrasteh ; directed by Robert Townsend
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001
  • Based on the book, "A long hard journey" by Fredrick McKissack
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm52220370
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Full screen format.
Extent
1 videodisc (89 min.)
Isbn
9780792189107
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097368037847
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
80378
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)52220370
System details
DVD, NTSC, Region 1; Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

    • Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) LibraryBorrow it
      115 Atlantic St. SW, Washington, DC, 20032, US
      38.8312359 -77.00939129999999
    • Benning (Dorothy I. Height) LibraryBorrow it
      3935 Benning Rd. NE, Washington, DC, 20019, US
      38.8941177 -76.9478286
    • Lamond-Riggs LibraryBorrow it
      5401 South Dakota Ave. NE, Washington, DC, 20011, US
      38.9551231 -76.9995732
    • Mt. Pleasant LibraryBorrow it
      3160 16th St. NW, Washington, DC, 20010, US
      38.9304774 -77.0372288
Processing Feedback ...