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Guyana tragedy : the story of Jim Jones

Author: Powers BootheNed BeattyJames Earl JonesIrene CaraVeronica CartwrightAll authors
Publisher: Tulsa, OK : VCI Home Video, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the story of Jim Jones and the People's Temple from its roots in Indianapolis in 1953 to the Nov. 16, 1978 mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana.
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Genre/Form: Made-for-TV movies
Biographical films
Fiction films
Feature films
Drama
Named Person: Jim Jones; Jim Jones
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Powers Boothe; Ned Beatty; James Earl Jones; Irene Cara; Veronica Cartwright; Rosalind Cash; Brad Dourif; Meg Foster; Diane Ladd; Randy Quaid; LeVar Burton; Colleen Dewhurst; Ernest Tidyman; William A Graham; Charles A Krause; VCI Home Video (Firm); Konigsberg Company.
OCLC Number: 173511997
Notes: Based on the book Guyana massacre by Charles A. Krause.
Credits: Cinematography, Gil Hubbs ; music, Elmer Bernstein.
Cast: Powers Boothe, Ned Beatty, James Earl Jones, Irene Cara, Veronica Cartwright, Rosalind Cash, Brad Dourif, Meg Foster, Diane Ladd, Randy Quaid, Levar Burton, Colleen Dewhurst.
Event notes: Originally shown as a two-part TV movie on CBS in 1980.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (189 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital
Other Titles: Story of Jim Jones
Jim Jones story
Responsibility: Konigsberg Company ; written by Ernest Tidyman ; directed by William A. Graham.

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Traces the story of Jim Jones and the People's Temple from its roots in Indianapolis in 1953 to the Nov. 16, 1978 mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana.

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