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I know why the caged bird sings

Author: Paul BenjaminDiahann CarrollRuby DeeRoger E MosleyEsther RolleAll authors
Publisher: [Canoga, Park, Calif.] : U.S.A. Home Video, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the story of a spirited and gifted, but poor, Black girl growing up in the South in the 1930's. Tells how she came into her own, experiencing prejudice, family difficulties, and a relationship with a teacher who taught her to respect books, learning, and herself.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographical films
Biography
Feature films
Film adaptations
Named Person: Maya Angelou; Maya Angelou; Maya Angelou
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Benjamin; Diahann Carroll; Ruby Dee; Roger E Mosley; Esther Rolle; Jean Moore Edwards; Fielder Cook; Leonora Thuna; Maya Angelou; Tomorrow Entertainment (Firm); USA Home Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 13502494
Notes: Videocassette release of the 1978 motion picture.
Based on the book of the same title by Maya Angelou.
"215-879."
Intended audience: Junior high school through college and adult.
Credits: Photography, Ralph Woolsey ; editor, Frank J. Urioste ; music, Peter Matz.
Cast: Paul Benjamin, Diahann Carroll, Ruby Dee, Roger Mosley, Esther Rolle, Madge Sinclair, Sonny Jim Gaines, Art Evans, Constance Good, John M. Driver.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (approximately 96 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: Tomorrow Entertainment, Inc. ; producer, Jean Moore Edwards ; director, Fielder Cook ; writers, Leonora Thuna & Maya Angelou.

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Presents the story of a spirited and gifted, but poor, Black girl growing up in the South in the 1930's. Tells how she came into her own, experiencing prejudice, family difficulties, and a relationship with a teacher who taught her to respect books, learning, and herself.

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