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I know why the caged bird sings

Author: Diahann CarrollEsther RolleRuby DeeFielder CookMaya AngelouAll authors
Publisher: Van Nuys, CA : LIVE Home Video, ©1993, 1978.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Young Maya leads a precarious existence in racist, Depression-era Arkansas, where she is shunted between her grandmother's house and mother's -- where she is raped -- and withdraws into total silence. She endures to share her realization in her valedictory address: "In order to lift your voice, you have to lift your head."
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fiction
Named Person: Maya Angelou; Maya Angelou
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Diahann Carroll; Esther Rolle; Ruby Dee; Fielder Cook; Maya Angelou; Tomorrow Entertainment (Firm); Live Home Video.
ISBN: 0784003823 9780784003824
OCLC Number: 29715689
Notes: Videocassette release of the 1978 motion picture by Tomorrow Entertainment.
Based on the book by Maya Angelou.
"63132."
Credits: Producer, Jean Moore Edwards ; director, Fielder Cook ; teleplay, Leonora Thuna, Maya Angelou.
Cast: Diahann Carroll, Ruby Dee, Esther Rolle.
Description: 1 videocassette (96 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: Tomorrow Entertainment.

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Young Maya leads a precarious existence in racist, Depression-era Arkansas, where she is shunted between her grandmother's house and mother's -- where she is raped -- and withdraws into total silence. She endures to share her realization in her valedictory address: "In order to lift your voice, you have to lift your head."

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