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August Wilson

Author: Matteo BellinelliLarry AdelmanBarbara ChristianEdwina MooreAlberto EisenhardtAll authors
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : California Newsreel, ©1992.
Series: In black and white, v. 5.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : English : Standard formatView all editions and formats
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An interview with playwright August Wilson. Therein, Wilson describes his role as passing down the practical and spiritual wisdom of the African American community in his writings. He also expounds upon the influence of black traditions like storytelling and blues music in contributing to his plays.
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Genre/Form: Filmed interviews
Interviews
Nonfiction films
Short films
Named Person: August Wilson; August Wilson
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Matteo Bellinelli; Larry Adelman; Barbara Christian; Edwina Moore; Alberto Eisenhardt; Christiane Badgley; Schweizerische Radio- und Fernsehgesellschaft.; Radiotelevisione della Svizzera italiana.; California Newsreel (Firm)
OCLC Number: 28656915
Language Note: In English.
Credits: Camera, Renato Volger [and others] ; editor, Alberto Eisenhardt, Christiane Badgley ; music, Andre Knecht, Mary Watkins.
Performer(s): Narrator, Edwina Moore.
Description: 1 videocassette (21 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS, NTSC.
Series Title: In black and white, v. 5.
Other Titles: Conversation with August Wilson
Responsibility: an SSR-RTSI Swiss Television production ; producer & director, Matteo Bellinelli ; producer, Larry Adelman ; writer, Barbara Christian.

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An interview with playwright August Wilson. Therein, Wilson describes his role as passing down the practical and spiritual wisdom of the African American community in his writings. He also expounds upon the influence of black traditions like storytelling and blues music in contributing to his plays.

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