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James Baldwin : the price of the ticket

Author: Karen ThorsenDouglas K DempseyWilliam MilesSusan LacyAlbert MayslesAll authors
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : California Newsreel [distributor], [1989]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Opening with the funeral of James Baldwin, this film traces the life history and accomplishments of this great black writer. Includes interviews with friends and colleagues, including Maya Angelou, Amin Baraka, his brother David, and his mother Berdis.
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Biography
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Named Person: James Baldwin; James Baldwin
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Thorsen; Douglas K Dempsey; William Miles; Susan Lacy; Albert Maysles; Maysles Films.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); California Newsreel (Firm)
OCLC Number: 24077228
Notes: Originally broadcast in 1989 on American Masters.
Credits: Executive producers, Susan Lacy, Albert Maysles ; director of photography, Don Lenzer ; editor, Steven Olswang.
Target Audience: General.
Description: 1 videocassette (87 min.) : color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Price of the ticket
Responsibility: a Karen Thorsen production in association with Maysles Films, Inc. & WNET, New York ; directed by Karen Thorsen ; produced by Karen Thorsen & William Miles ; written by Karen Thorsen, Douglas K. Dempsey.

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Opening with the funeral of James Baldwin, this film traces the life history and accomplishments of this great black writer. Includes interviews with friends and colleagues, including Maya Angelou, Amin Baraka, his brother David, and his mother Berdis.

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