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The Resource Unchained memories : readings from the slave narratives, an HBO Documentary Film in association with the Library of Congress ; producers, Jacqueline Glover, Thomas Lennon ; writer, Mark Jonathan Harris ; directors, Ed Bell, Thomas Lennon, (videorecording)

Unchained memories : readings from the slave narratives, an HBO Documentary Film in association with the Library of Congress ; producers, Jacqueline Glover, Thomas Lennon ; writer, Mark Jonathan Harris ; directors, Ed Bell, Thomas Lennon, (videorecording)

Label
Unchained memories : readings from the slave narratives
Title
Unchained memories
Title remainder
readings from the slave narratives
Statement of responsibility
an HBO Documentary Film in association with the Library of Congress ; producers, Jacqueline Glover, Thomas Lennon ; writer, Mark Jonathan Harris ; directors, Ed Bell, Thomas Lennon
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When the Civil War ended in 1865, more than 4 million slaves were set free. By the late 1930's, 100,000 former slaves were still alive. In the midst of the Great Depression, journalists and writers traveled the country to record the memories of the last generation of African-Americans born into bondage. Over 2,000 interviews were transcribed as spoken, in the vernacular of the time, to form a unique historical record
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Narrator, Whoopi Goldberg ; editor, Juliet Weber
Dewey number
305.567092
Intended audience
  • Closed-captioned
  • MPAA rating: Not rated
PerformerNote
Angela Bassett, Michael Boatman, Roscoe Lee Browne, Don Cheadle, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Robert Guillaume, Jasmine Guy, Samuel L. Jackson, C.C.H. Pounder, Roger Guenveur Smith, Courtney B. Vance, Vanessa L. Williams, Oprah Winfrey, Alfre Woodard
Runtime
75
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Unchained memories : readings from the slave narratives, an HBO Documentary Film in association with the Library of Congress ; producers, Jacqueline Glover, Thomas Lennon ; writer, Mark Jonathan Harris ; directors, Ed Bell, Thomas Lennon, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Special features: original slave narrative audio recording of Fountain Hughes; biographies of the ex-slaves featured in the documentary; DVD-ROM links to HBO.com site, Library of Congress Slave Narratives Archives, The Freedom Center
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm51615435
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (75 min.)
Isbn
9780783123394
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
026359201523
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
92015
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) o51615435
System details
DVD ; 5.1 Dolby surround, Region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Unchained memories : readings from the slave narratives, an HBO Documentary Film in association with the Library of Congress ; producers, Jacqueline Glover, Thomas Lennon ; writer, Mark Jonathan Harris ; directors, Ed Bell, Thomas Lennon, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Special features: original slave narrative audio recording of Fountain Hughes; biographies of the ex-slaves featured in the documentary; DVD-ROM links to HBO.com site, Library of Congress Slave Narratives Archives, The Freedom Center
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm51615435
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (75 min.)
Isbn
9780783123394
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
026359201523
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
92015
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) o51615435
System details
DVD ; 5.1 Dolby surround, Region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD

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