The Resource Famous activists : Paul Robeson, Richard Wright

Famous activists : Paul Robeson, Richard Wright

Label
Famous activists : Paul Robeson, Richard Wright
Title
Famous activists
Title remainder
Paul Robeson, Richard Wright
Title variation
Paul Robeson, Richard Wright
Title variation remainder
famous activists
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Profiles the life and work of celebrated African American actor, singer, athlete, writer and civil rights activist Paul Robeson (1898-1976)
  • Chronicles the life of African American author of novels, short stories and non-fiction, Richard Wright (1908-1960), following his arduous path from poor sharecropper to literary giant. Wright brought the black experience to the forefront of social discourse
Member of
Cataloging source
JTB
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Haywood Tucker
Dewey number
973.049607300922
Intended audience
Grades 8-12 through college students and adults
PerformerNote
Narrator (Paul Robeson): Clairmont Barnes. Narrator (Richard Wright): Barbara Faison
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Barnes, Clairmont J
  • Faison, Barbara
  • TMW Media Group
  • History on Video, Inc
Runtime
58
Series statement
The Black American experience
Series volume
[v. 5 & 10]
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Robeson, Paul
  • Wright, Richard
  • African American actors
  • African American singers
  • Civil rights workers
  • African Americans
  • African American authors
  • African Americans
  • Robeson, Paul
  • Wright, Richard
  • African American actors
  • African American authors
  • African American singers
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights workers
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
Famous activists : Paul Robeson, Richard Wright
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "African Americans who left their stamp on history."
  • Adapted and re-edited from 1994 and 1995 videocassettes by History on Video, Inc
  • Special feature: Preview of all programs in the series
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Paul Robeson, 20th century Renaissance man, entertainer and activist -- Richard Wright : native son, author & activist
Control code
ocn609667385
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (58 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
709629057449
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
L5744DVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)609667385
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Famous activists : Paul Robeson, Richard Wright
Publication
Note
  • "African Americans who left their stamp on history."
  • Adapted and re-edited from 1994 and 1995 videocassettes by History on Video, Inc
  • Special feature: Preview of all programs in the series
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Paul Robeson, 20th century Renaissance man, entertainer and activist -- Richard Wright : native son, author & activist
Control code
ocn609667385
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (58 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
709629057449
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
L5744DVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)609667385
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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