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From Sleepy Lagoon to Zoot suit : the irreverent path of Alice McGrath

Author: Alice McGrath; Bob Giges; Giges Productions.
Publisher: Santa Cruz, CA : Giges Productions, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A profile of the life and work (in civil rights) of Alice Greenfield McGrath, including interviews with McGrath herself, with emphasis on her work in defending the rights of young Mexican American men in the Los Angeles area, who were often (and, in many cases, mistakenly) perceived as tough gangsters and hoodlums, in the early 1940's.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Biography
Documentaries and factual films and video
Biographical films
Video recordings
Named Person: Alice McGrath; Alice McGrath
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alice McGrath; Bob Giges; Giges Productions.
OCLC Number: 37842094
Notes: Documentary.
Credits: Camera, Denise Fritsch [and others]; art direction, Greg Fritsch; music, Scott Freshour; consultants, Gail Black, Greg Fritsch.
Performer(s): Alice Greenfield McGrath.
Description: 1 videocassette (30 min., 38 sec.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Irreverent path of Alice McGrath
Responsibility: produced, directed, edited by Bob Giges.

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A profile of the life and work (in civil rights) of Alice Greenfield McGrath, including interviews with McGrath herself, with emphasis on her work in defending the rights of young Mexican American men in the Los Angeles area, who were often (and, in many cases, mistakenly) perceived as tough gangsters and hoodlums, in the early 1940's.

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