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Author: Regina TaylorCherry JonesEllen MuthMichael GastonKohl SudduthAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, ©2005.
Series: PBS pictures.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Standard formatView all editions and formats
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A town's lone African American woman is surrounded by social isolation and deep-seated racism while working as a housekeeper. Set in rural Iowa in the early 1900s, Cora is confronted with death, abortion and loneliness. Working as a domestic, she lives only for her daughter and the neglected child of her employers.
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Genre/Form: Films for the hearing impaired
Television programs
Television adaptations
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Regina Taylor; Cherry Jones; Ellen Muth; Michael Gaston; Kohl Sudduth; Arlen Dean Snyder; C C H Pounder; Marian Rees; Ann Peacock; Deborah Pratt; Langston Hughes; ALT Films.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
ISBN: 1415709246 9781415709245
OCLC Number: 57246016
Language Note: Soundtrack in English. Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced as an episode of the television program ExxonMobil Masterpiece theatre's American collection in 2000.
Based on the short story Cora unashamed by Langston Hughes.
Credits: Director of photography, Ernest Holzmann ; editor, Debra I. Moore ; music, Patrice Rushen.
Cast: Regina Taylor, Cherry Jones, Ellen Muth, Michael Gaston, Kohl Sudduth, Arlen Dean Snyder, C.C.H. Pounder.
Target Audience: Not rated
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby digital; region 1.
Series Title: PBS pictures.
Other Titles: Exxon Mobil Masterpiece Theatre's American collection.
Responsibility: produced by Marian Rees ; screenplay by Ann Peacock ; directed by Deborah M. Pratt ; ALT Films ; WGBH Boston ; PBS.

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A town's lone African American woman is surrounded by social isolation and deep-seated racism while working as a housekeeper. Set in rural Iowa in the early 1900s, Cora is confronted with death, abortion and loneliness. Working as a domestic, she lives only for her daughter and the neglected child of her employers.

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