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America's dream

Author: Danny GloverWesley SnipesJasmine GuyLorraine ToussaintRon Stacker ThompsonAll authors
Publisher: New York : HBO Home Video, 1996.
Series: HBO original movies.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In "Long black song," a hard-working farmer invests what little he has in a gift for his wife, while back home, she falls for the advances of a traveling salesman. A small-town principal risks his career to defend a young boy's image of a black Christ painted for a state-wide competition in "The boy who painted Christ black." A jazz-joint piano player in "The Reunion" comes to terms with prejudices that have haunted  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Television adaptations
Made-for-TV movies
Fiction television programs
Anthology television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Television programs
Drama
Named Person: Richard Wright; John Henrik Clarke; Maya Angelou
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Danny Glover; Wesley Snipes; Jasmine Guy; Lorraine Toussaint; Ron Stacker Thompson; Ashley Tyler; Kevin Rodney Sullivan; Bill Duke; Paris Barclay; Richard Wright; John Henrik Clarke; Maya Angelou; Home Box Office (Firm); Carrie Productions.; HBO Video (Firm)
ISBN: 078310992X 9780783109923
OCLC Number: 35155776
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Music, Patrice Rushen ; executive producers, Danny Glover, Carolyn McDonald
Cast: Danny Glover (Long black song); Wesley Snipes, Jasmine Guy (The boy who painted Christ black); Lorraine Toussaint (The Reunion).
Target Audience: Rated PG-13.
Description: 1 videocassette (86 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS; stereo, Dolby surround.
Contents: Long black song / based on the short story by Richard Wright ; director, Kevin Rodney Sullivan --
The boy who painted Christ black / based on the short story by John Henrik Clarke ; director, Bill Duke --
The reunion / based on the short story by Maya Angelou ; director, Paris Barclay.
Series Title: HBO original movies.
Other Titles: Long black song.
Boy who painted Christ black.
Reunion.
Responsibility: Home Box Office in association with Carrie Productions ; producer, David Knoller ; teleplay/co-producers, Ron Stacker Thompson, Ashley Tyler.

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In "Long black song," a hard-working farmer invests what little he has in a gift for his wife, while back home, she falls for the advances of a traveling salesman. A small-town principal risks his career to defend a young boy's image of a black Christ painted for a state-wide competition in "The boy who painted Christ black." A jazz-joint piano player in "The Reunion" comes to terms with prejudices that have haunted her since childhood, when she is confronted by the source of her pain.

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