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The Resource Go tell it on the mountain, Monterey Home Video ; Robert Geller presents in association with American Playhouse ; a Learning in Focus production ; executive producer, Robert Geller ; produced by Calvin Skaggs ; teleplay by Gus Edwards, Leslie Lee ; directed by Stan Lathan, (videorecording)

Go tell it on the mountain, Monterey Home Video ; Robert Geller presents in association with American Playhouse ; a Learning in Focus production ; executive producer, Robert Geller ; produced by Calvin Skaggs ; teleplay by Gus Edwards, Leslie Lee ; directed by Stan Lathan, (videorecording)

Label
Go tell it on the mountain
Title
Go tell it on the mountain
Statement of responsibility
Monterey Home Video ; Robert Geller presents in association with American Playhouse ; a Learning in Focus production ; executive producer, Robert Geller ; produced by Calvin Skaggs ; teleplay by Gus Edwards, Leslie Lee ; directed by Stan Lathan
Title variation
James Baldwin's Go tell it on the mountain
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Director
Director of photography
Film editor
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A story of violence and desire, of tenderness and compassion, so gripping and moving, which lays bare the trials and sufferings, the yearings and aspirations of three generations of an African American family. The journey of a family from the rural South to "big city" Herlem, seeking both salvation and understanding and of a young boy struggling to earn the approval of a self-righteous and often unloving stepfather
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Edited by Jay Freund ; production designer, Charles Bennett ; costume designer, Bernard Johnson ; director of photography, Hiro Narita ; original music by Webster Lewis
Dewey number
791.45/73
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
LC call number
PN1995.9.N4
LC item number
G573 2004
PerformerNote
Paul Winfield, Alfre Woodard, Ving Rhames, Rosalind Cash, James Bond III, Olivia Cole, Ruby Dee
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1930-2014
  • 1941-
  • 1953-
  • 1961-
  • 1942-
  • 1924-1987
  • 1953-
  • 1961-
  • 1942-
  • 1941-
  • 1924-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Geller, Robert
  • Skaggs, Calvin
  • Edwards, Gus
  • Lee, Leslie
  • Lathan, Stan
  • Freund, Jay
  • Bennett, Charles
  • Johnson, Bernard
  • Narita, Hiro
  • Lewis, Webster
  • Winfield, Paul
  • Woodard, Alfre
  • Rhames, Ving
  • Cash, Rosalind
  • Bond, James
  • Cole, Olivia
  • Dee, Ruby
  • Baldwin, James
  • Skaggs, Calvin
  • Edwards, Gus
  • Lee, Leslie
  • Lathan, Stan
  • Winfield, Paul
  • Woodard, Alfre
  • Rhames, Ving
  • Cash, Rosalind
  • Bond, James
  • Cole, Olivia
  • Dee, Ruby
  • Narita, Hiro
  • Freund, Jay
  • Baldwin, James
  • Monterey Home Video (Firm)
  • American Playhouse Theatrical Films
  • Learning in Focus, inc
  • Monterey Media Inc
Runtime
100
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American men
  • Racism
  • African American families
  • African Americans
  • Melodrama
  • African American families
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Go tell it on the mountain, Monterey Home Video ; Robert Geller presents in association with American Playhouse ; a Learning in Focus production ; executive producer, Robert Geller ; produced by Calvin Skaggs ; teleplay by Gus Edwards, Leslie Lee ; directed by Stan Lathan, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on television in 1984
  • Adapted from the novel by James Baldwin
  • Special features: Actor bio: Olivia Cole, Paul Winfield, Ruby Dee, Ving Rhames, Alfre Woodard; Baldwin bio; Discussion topics; Other DVDs
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm54056683
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (100 min.)
Isbn
9781569946213
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012233193923
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
319392
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)54056683
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Go tell it on the mountain, Monterey Home Video ; Robert Geller presents in association with American Playhouse ; a Learning in Focus production ; executive producer, Robert Geller ; produced by Calvin Skaggs ; teleplay by Gus Edwards, Leslie Lee ; directed by Stan Lathan, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on television in 1984
  • Adapted from the novel by James Baldwin
  • Special features: Actor bio: Olivia Cole, Paul Winfield, Ruby Dee, Ving Rhames, Alfre Woodard; Baldwin bio; Discussion topics; Other DVDs
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm54056683
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (100 min.)
Isbn
9781569946213
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012233193923
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
319392
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)54056683
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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