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Alice Walker and the color purple

Author: Alice WalkerSteven SpielbergSamira OsmanSusannah YorkShezwae PowellAll authors
Publisher: [Great Britain] : BBC, Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©1986 ; ©1998.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A masterfully filmed interview in which the author's comments and recitations are juxtaposed with dramatic interpretations of her novel and clips from the film adaptation. Director Steven Spielberg is also interviewed.
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Genre/Form: Biographical television programs
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Cultural television programs
Documentary television programs
Interviews
Named Person: Alice Walker; Alice Walker; Alice Walker; Steven Spielberg; Steven Spielberg; Alice Walker
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Walker; Steven Spielberg; Samira Osman; Susannah York; Shezwae Powell; British Broadcasting Corporation.; BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 39025072
Notes: Originally broadcast in 1986 by BBC as part of the television series: Omnibus.
Distributed under license from BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.
"Inside a modern American classic"--Container.
"A presentation of Films for the Humanities & Sciences."
"FFH 7502"--Container.
Credits: Narrated by Susannah York; readings by Shezwae Powell.
Cast: Narrated by Susannah York.
Description: 1 videocassette (62 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Omnibus (Television program : 1967-2003)
Responsibility: BBC ; director, Samira Osman.

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A masterfully filmed interview in which the author's comments and recitations are juxtaposed with dramatic interpretations of her novel and clips from the film adaptation. Director Steven Spielberg is also interviewed.

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