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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 ; Tomorrow Entertainment, Inc

The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, produced by Robert W. Christiansen and Rick Rosenberg ; screenplay by Tracy Keenan Wynn ; directed by John Korty ; Tomorrow Entertainment, Inc

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 ; Tomorrow Entertainment, Inc
Title variation
Miss Jane Pittman
Contributor
Actor
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Production company
Production designer
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The history of blacks in the South as seen through the eyes of a 110-year-old former slave
Awards note
Winner of 9 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Special, Best Actress and Best Teleplay.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Music by Fred Karlin ; director of photography, James Crabe ; film editor, Sidney Levin ; production designer, Michael Haller
Date time place
Originally produced as a television movie in 1973
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Cicely Tyson, Richard A. Dysart, Katherine Helmond, Michael Murphy, Barbara Chaney, Roy Poole, Josephine Premice, Thalmus Rasulala, Collin Wilcox-Horne, Beatrice Winde, Odetta
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1938-
  • 1924-1986
  • 1939-1991
  • 1935-2009
  • 1930-2008
  • 1933-
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  • Korty, John
  • Christiansen, Bob
  • Rosenberg, Rick
  • Wynn, Tracy Keenan
  • Tyson, Cicely
  • Dysart, Richard
  • Helmond, Katherine
  • Murphy, Michael
  • Chaney, Barbara
  • Poole, Roy
  • Premice, Josephine
  • Rasulala, Thalmus
  • Wilcox Paxton, Collin
  • Winde, Beatrice
  • Odetta
  • Karlin, Fred
  • Crabe, James
  • Levin, Sidney
  • Haller, Michael
  • Gaines, Ernest J.
  • Tomorrow Entertainment (Firm)
  • Classic Media, Inc
  • Sony Wonder (Firm)
Runtime
150
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  • Gaines, Ernest J
  • Gaines, Ernest J
  • African American women
  • Older women
  • African Americans
  • Slavery
  • Civil rights movements
  • Southern States
  • DVD-Video discs
  • African American women
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights movements
  • Older women
  • Slavery
  • Louisiana
  • Southern States
  • United States
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • DVD-Video discs
Target audience
general
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 ; Tomorrow Entertainment, Inc
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Full screen
  • Based on the novel of the same title by Ernest J. Gaines
  • Special features: The making of The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (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 Miss Jane Pittman (Ernest J. Gaines gives an in-depth look at the people and places that inspired his award-winning novel); The oral tradition (scholars explain the importance of oral story-telling); Best special and best actress Emmy clips
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
Contents
Disc 1. Film -- disc 2. Special features
Control code
ocm57490940
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
30th anniversary special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (150 min.)
Governing access note
Performance rights: HOME: home use only
Isbn
9780738930930
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
074645895390
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • L2D 58953
  • LVD 58975
  • LVD 58980
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; 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 ; Tomorrow Entertainment, Inc
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Full screen
  • Based on the novel of the same title by Ernest J. Gaines
  • Special features: The making of The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (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 Miss Jane Pittman (Ernest J. Gaines gives an in-depth look at the people and places that inspired his award-winning novel); The oral tradition (scholars explain the importance of oral story-telling); Best special and best actress Emmy clips
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
Contents
Disc 1. Film -- disc 2. Special features
Control code
ocm57490940
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
30th anniversary special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (150 min.)
Governing access note
Performance rights: HOME: home use only
Isbn
9780738930930
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
074645895390
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • L2D 58953
  • LVD 58975
  • LVD 58980
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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