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|Genre/Form:||Biographical television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Film and video adaptations
|Named Person:||Ernest J Gaines|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Bob Christiansen; Rick Rosenberg; Tracy Keenan Wynn; John Korty; Cicely Tyson; Barbara Chaney; Richard Dysart; Katherine Helmond; Michael Murphy; Odetta; Thalmus Rasulala; James Crabe; Fred Karlin; Ernest J Gaines; Classic Media, Inc.; Sony Wonder (Firm)
|Notes:||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.
|Credits:||Cinematographer, James Crabe ; music, Fred Karlin.|
|Cast:||Cicely Tyson, Barbara Chaney, Richard Dysart, Katherine Helmond, Michael Murphy, Odetta, Thalmus Rasulala.|
|Event notes:||Originally produced as a television movie in 1973.|
|Awards:||Winner of 9 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Special, Best Actress and Best Teleplay.|
|Target Audience:||Not rated.|
|Description:||2 videodiscs (150 min.) : sd., color ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby digital.|
|Contents:||Disc 1. Film --
disc 2. Special features.
|Responsibility:||produced by Robert W. Christiansen, Rick Rosenberg ; written by Tracy Keenan Wynn ; directed by John Korty.|
- African American women -- Louisiana -- Drama.
- Older women -- Louisiana -- Drama.
- African Americans -- Drama.
- Slavery -- United States -- Drama.
- Civil rights movements -- Southern States -- Drama.
- Gaines, Ernest J., -- 1933- -- Film and video adaptations.
- African American women.
- African Americans.
- Civil rights movements.
- Older women.
- Southern States.
- United States.