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The Resource The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, produced by Robert W. Christiansen, Rick Rosenberg ; written by Tracy Keenan Wynn ; directed by John Korty, (videorecording)

The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, produced by Robert W. Christiansen, Rick Rosenberg ; written by Tracy Keenan Wynn ; directed by John Korty, (videorecording)

Label
The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
Title
The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
Statement of responsibility
produced by Robert W. Christiansen, Rick Rosenberg ; written by Tracy Keenan Wynn ; directed by John Korty
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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 note
Winner of 9 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Special, Best Actress and Best Teleplay.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, James Crabe ; music, Fred Karlin
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
PS3557.A355
LC item number
A85 2004
PerformerNote
Cicely Tyson, Barbara Chaney, Richard Dysart, Katherine Helmond, Michael Murphy, Odetta, Thalmus Rasulala
Runtime
150
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, produced by Robert W. Christiansen, Rick Rosenberg ; written by Tracy Keenan Wynn ; directed by John Korty, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • DVD format, full screen version, 2 discs
  • Originally produced as a television movie in 1973
  • Based on the novel of the same title by Ernest J. Gaines
  • 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; Digitally remastered
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm57490940
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (150 min.)
Isbn
9780738930930
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
074645895390
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
L2D 58953
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, produced by Robert W. Christiansen, Rick Rosenberg ; written by Tracy Keenan Wynn ; directed by John Korty, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • DVD format, full screen version, 2 discs
  • Originally produced as a television movie in 1973
  • Based on the novel of the same title by Ernest J. Gaines
  • 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; Digitally remastered
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm57490940
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (150 min.)
Isbn
9780738930930
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
074645895390
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
L2D 58953
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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