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Author: Clark JohnsonHerman Daniel FarrellTimothy J SextonNorman TwainShelby StoneAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : HBO Home Video, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen (16:9) formatView all editions and formats
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In the winter of 1955 in the deep south, Rosa Parks, a single black woman on a public bus, is arrested when she chooses a "whites only" seat. Her action and the reaction of the authorities helps birth the modern civil rights movement in the United States, and makes her an inspiring icon and lodestone to all involved with the struggle for equality, including a young Martin Luther King.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Made-for-TV movies
Biographical television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Film adaptations
Drama
Teatro
Named Person: Stewart Burns; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Rosa Parks; Martin Luther King; Rosa Parks
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Clark Johnson; Herman Daniel Farrell; Timothy J Sexton; Norman Twain; Shelby Stone; Preston Holmes; David Hennings; Jeffrey Wright; Terrence Howard; C C H Pounder; Carmen Ejogo; Reg E Cathey; Brent Jennings; Shawn Michael Howard; Iris Little-Thomas; Erik Todd Dellums; Cindy Mollo; Mike Hodge; Joseph Vitarelli; Amy Stofsky; Charles C Bennett; Stewart Burns; HBO Films.; Shelby Stone Productions.; HBO Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0783118376 9780783118376
OCLC Number: 48775225
Language Note: In English (surround) or dubbed Spanish (stereo) soundtrack with optional subtitles in English, Spanish, or French; closed captioned.
Notes: Originally produced as a television motion picture in 2001.
Based on the book : Daybreak of freedom / by Stewart Burns.
Special features: Director's commentary (Clark Johnson); Featurette; Cast & director bios (Wright, Howard, Ejogo, Johnson); Historical background notes : "Milestones in civil rights history" (timeline), Verbatim- "Spreading the word" (quotes from civil rights figures), "Boycott by the numbers" (comparison index), "Time capsule: back with humility" (Time magazine article, 1956), "Q & A with Stewart Burns and Henry Gates Jr.", "Who's who- the leaders" (Leaders of the Montgomery Bus Boycott); References : "Books" (suggested reading), "Video/Multimedia" (suggested viewing); web links.
Credits: Co-producer, James Bigwood ; production designer, Charles C. Bennett ; editor, Cindy Mollo ; music by Joseph Vitarelli ; additional music by Stephen James Taylor.
Cast: Jeffrey Wright, Terrence Howard, C.C.H. Pounder, Carmen Ejogo, Reg E. Cathey, Brent Jennings, Shawn Michael Howard, Iris Little-Thomas, Erik Todd Dellums, Mike Hodge.
Awards: AFI Awards, U.S.A.: 2002, AFI TV Award - AFI Actor of the Year - Male - Movie or Mini-Series (Jeffrey Wright)
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, NTSC; aspect (16.); Dolby surround, stereo.
Responsibility: HBO Films ; directed by Clark Johnson ; screenplay by Herman Daniel Farrell III and Timothy J. Sexton ; executive producer, Norman Twain, Shelby Stone ; produced by Preston Holmes ; a Norman Twain production in association with Shelby Stone Productions ; director of photography, David Hennings.

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In the winter of 1955 in the deep south, Rosa Parks, a single black woman on a public bus, is arrested when she chooses a "whites only" seat. Her action and the reaction of the authorities helps birth the modern civil rights movement in the United States, and makes her an inspiring icon and lodestone to all involved with the struggle for equality, including a young Martin Luther King.

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