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Backstairs at the White House

Author: Ed FriendlyMichael O'HerlihyGwen BagniPaul DubovMorty StevensAll authors
Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Distributed by Acorn Media, [2005]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An intimate look at life in the White House through eight administrations as remembered by a mother and daughter who, between them, served as White House maids for 52 years.
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Genre/Form: Historical television programs
Television mini-series
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ed Friendly; Michael O'Herlihy; Gwen Bagni; Paul Dubov; Morty Stevens; Olivia Cole; Leslie Uggams; Louis Gossett; Robert Hooks; Leslie Nielsen; Hari Rhodes; Bill Overton; Helena Carroll; David Downing; Cloris Leachman; Paul Winfield; Julie Harris; Victor Buono; Robert Vaughn; Kim Hunter; Claire Bloom; Celeste Holm; George Kennedy; Ed Flanders; Lee Grant; Larry Gates; Jan Sterling; Eileen Heckart; John Anderson; Harry Morgan; Estelle Parsons; Barbara Barrie; Andrew Duggan; James A Watson; Barry Sullivan; Diane Shalet; Richard Roat; Louise Latham; Robert L Morrison; Lillian Rogers Parks; Ed Friendly Productions.; Acorn Media (Firm)
ISBN: 1569388032 9781569388037
OCLC Number: 61772764
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast on television as a mini-series in 1979.
Based on My thirty years backstairs at the White House by Lillian Rogers Parks with Frances Spatz Leighton, and partially on interviews with Lillian Rogers Parks.
Special features: Disc 1: Photo gallery; Cast filmographies (Leslie Uggams, Olivia Cole, Louis Gossett, Jr., Robert Hooks, Leslie Nielsen, Cloris Leachman, Julie Harris, Victor Buono, Robert Vaughn, Kim Hunter, Claire Bloom). Disc 2: Cast filmographies (Leslie Uggams, Olivia Cole, Louis Gossett, Jr., Robert Hooks, Leslie Nielsen, Cloris Leachman, Celeste Holm, George Kennedy, Ed Flanders, Lee Grant). Disc 3. Cast filmographies (Leslie Uggams, Olivia Cole, Louis Gossett, Jr., Robert Hooks, Leslie Nielsen, Larry Gates, Jan Sterling, Eileen Heckart, John Anderson). Disc 4. Cast filmographies (Leslie Uggams, Olivia Cole, Louis Gossett, Jr., Robert Hooks, Harry Morgan, Estelle Parsons, Barbara Barrie, Andrew Duggan).
Credits: Director of photography, Robert L. Morrison ; music, Morton Stevens ; editors, Paul LaMastra, Roy E. Peterson ; costume designer, Bill Thomas.
Cast: Olivia Cole, Leslie Uggams, Louis Gossett, Jr., Robert Hooks, Leslie Nielsen, Hari Rhodes, Bill Overton, Helena Carroll, David Downing, Cloris Leachman, Paul Winfield, Julie Harris, Victor Buono, Robert Vaughn, Kim Hunter, Claire Bloom, Celeste Holm, George Kennedy, Ed Flanders, Lee Grant, Larry Gates, Jan Sterling, Eileen Heckart, John Anderson, Harry Morgan, Estelle Parsons, Barbara Barrie, Andrew Duggan, James A. Watson, Jr., Barry Sullivan, Diane Shalet, Richard Roat, Louise Latham.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 4 videodiscs (approximately 444 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby digital monaural.
Contents: pt. 1. William Howard Taft, 1909-1913. Woodrow Wilson, 1913-1921 --
pt. 2. Warren G. Harding, 1921-1923. Calvin Coolidge, 1923-1929 --
pt. 3. Herbert Hoover, 1929-1933. Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1933-1945 --
pt. 4. Harry S. Truman, 1945-1953. Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1953-1961.
Other Titles: Backstairs at the White House (Television program)
Responsibility: Ed Friendly Productions ; produced by Ed Friendly and Michael O'Herlihy ; developed for television by Gwen Bagni and Paul Dubov ; teleplay by Gwen Bagni and Paul Dubov ; directed by Michael O'Herlihy.

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An intimate look at life in the White House through eight administrations as remembered by a mother and daughter who, between them, served as White House maids for 52 years.

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