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How to eat your watermelon in white company (and enjoy it)

Author: Melvin Van PeeblesMichael SolomonJoe AngioDick HehmeyerIFC Productions (Firm)All authors
Publisher: [United States] : Home Vision Entertainment ; Chatsworth, CA : Distributed by Image Entertainment, [2007]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A tale of how a young black kid from Chicago, Melvin Van Peebles, ended up making one of the most controversial movies in American history, Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song, the film that sparked the Blaxploitation era in Hollywood.
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Documentary films
Documentary
Biography
Named Person: Melvin Van Peebles; Melvin Van Peebles; Melvin Van Peebles
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Melvin Van Peebles; Michael Solomon; Joe Angio; Dick Hehmeyer; IFC Productions (Firm); Breakfast at Noho (Firm); Home Vision Entertainment (Firm); Image Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 123960502
Language Note: English audio.
Notes: Originally released in 2006.
Bonus features: Melvin's hilarious TV news commentaries; live concert performances; theatrical trailer.
Credits: Camera and sound, Joe Angio, Michael Solomon ; editor, Jane Rizzo ; music, Jeremy Parise.
Performer(s): Narrator: Dick Hehmeyer.
Target Audience: Rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 85 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation, enhanced for 16:9 TVs; Dolby Digital stereo., NTSC.
Responsibility: an IFC original production ; Breakfast at Noho presents a film by Joe Angio and Michael Soloman ; produced by Michael Solomon ; written & directed by Joe Angio.

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A tale of how a young black kid from Chicago, Melvin Van Peebles, ended up making one of the most controversial movies in American history, Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song, the film that sparked the Blaxploitation era in Hollywood.

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