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Congressman Robert Smalls : a patriot's journey from slavery to Capitol Hill

Author: Adrena IfillSean Patrick ThomasAndrew BillingsleyStephen R WiseLawrence Sanders RowlandAll authors
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : DoubleBack Productions, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A documentary which follows Robert Smalls, who went from slave to steamer pilot to Civil War hero to master politician. He is known as being a forerunner in the civil rights movement.
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Documentary films
Biography
Named Person: Robert Smalls; Robert Smalls
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Adrena Ifill; Sean Patrick Thomas; Andrew Billingsley; Stephen R Wise; Lawrence Sanders Rowland; Carol M Swain; Stephen Middleton; DoubleBack Productions.
OCLC Number: 174142112
Notes: Originally produced in 2005.
Extras: meet the director, reflections, bravery, family, childhood, activism, importance of history, Prince Street house, the planter, politics, descendants, MG Robert Smalls.
Credits: Camera, Larry Frazier, Jeffrey Battito, Darryl Dennard ; editor, Sekou C. Frye.
Performer(s): Narrator, Sean Patrick Thomas ; voice over artist, David Branch ; commentary by Andrew Billingsley, Stephen Wise, Lawrence Rowland, Carol Swain, Stephen Middleton, John Conyers, Jr. Jesse L. Jackson, Jr., Helen Boulware Moore, Robin E. Moore, James E. Clyburn, J.C. Watts Jr., Eleanor Holmes Norton, Helen S. Greenlee.
Description: 2 videodiscs (56 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R.
Contents: DVD 1. [Documentary] --
DVD 2. Extras.
Responsibility: DoubleBack Productions presents ; written, directed and produced by Adrena Ifill.

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A documentary which follows Robert Smalls, who went from slave to steamer pilot to Civil War hero to master politician. He is known as being a forerunner in the civil rights movement.

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