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Death of a prophet

Author: Malcolm XWoodie KingMorgan FreemanYolanda KingMansoor Najee-ullahAll authors
Publisher: La Cross, WI : [distributor] Platinum Disc Corp., ©1999.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Employs a blend of news footage, dramatization and testimonials to recreate the final days of Malcolm X.A documentary showing the life of Malcolm X, his leadership in the Black Muslim movement, and his influence on black Americans and African nations.
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Documentary films
Biography
Drama
Named Person: Malcolm X; Malcolm X; Malcolm X; Malcolm X
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm X; Woodie King; Morgan Freeman; Yolanda King; Mansoor Najee-ullah; Sam Singleton; Ossie Davis; Yuri Kochiyama; Amiri Baraka; Platinum Disc Corporation.; National Black Touring Circuit, Inc.
OCLC Number: 51895228
Notes: Videocassette release of the 1981 film.
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Title on container: Death of a prophet : the last days of Malcolm X.
"This film made possible in part, with funds from National Endowment for the Arts, Creative Arts Public Service Program, Harry Street Settlement, Department of Cultural Affairs City of New York, New York State Council on the Arts"--Closing frames.
Credits: Director of photography, Robert Achs ; music composed and performed by Max Roach.
Cast: Morgan Freeman, Yolanda King, Mansoor Najees-ullah ; also starring Sam Singleton ... [et al.] ; Ossie Davis, Yuri Kochiyama, Amiri Baraka appear as themselves.
Performer(s): Narration by Ossie Davis.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: Malcolm X :
Responsibility: written, produced and directed by Woodie King Jr. ; National Black Touring Circuit Inc.

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Employs a blend of news footage, dramatization and testimonials to recreate the final days of Malcolm X.A documentary showing the life of Malcolm X, his leadership in the Black Muslim movement, and his influence on black Americans and African nations.

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