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I know why the caged bird sings

Author: Jean Moore EdwardsLeonora ThunaFielder CookDiahann CarrollRuby DeeAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Artisan Entertainment, [1998]
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: Drama
Named Person: Maya Angelou; Maya Angelou
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Moore Edwards; Leonora Thuna; Fielder Cook; Diahann Carroll; Ruby Dee; Esther Rolle; Ralph Woolsey; Frank Urioste; Peter Matz; Maya Angelou; Tomorrow Entertainment (Firm); Artisan Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 40851643
Notes: Originally released in 1978 as motion picture.
Based on the novel by Maya Angelou.
Credits: Director of photography, Ralph Woolsey ; editor, Frank J. Urioste ; music, Peter Matz.
Cast: Diahann Carroll, Ruby Dee, Esther Rolle.
Description: 1 videocassette (96 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS, hi-fi.
Responsibility: Tomorrow Entertainment, Inc. ; produced by Jean Moore Edwards ; teleplay by Leonora Thuna & Maya Angelou ; directed by Fielder Cook.

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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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