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King Leopold's ghost

Author: Pippa ScottDon CheadleAlfre WoodardJames CromwellAdam HochschildAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Direct Cinema, 2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"King Leopold's ghost is a shocking tale of the richest country in Africa, claimed by the rapacious King Leopold II of Belgium. Under his greedy reign, the Congo suffered unimaginable horrors. The epic is filled with fascinating adventurers, European, American and Congolese: a story brought to life with a treasure trove of archival materials--letters, secret reports and photographs"--Container.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Feature films
History
Nonfiction films
Television adaptations
DVD
Video
Named Person: Adam Hochschild; Adam Hochschild
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Pippa Scott; Don Cheadle; Alfre Woodard; James Cromwell; Adam Hochschild; Linden Productions.; Direct Cinema Ltd.
ISBN: 9781559747950 1559747951
OCLC Number: 304757182
Notes: "Based on the book by Adam Hochschild."
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2005.
This disc is a DVD-R and may fail to play in some DVD equipment.
Credits: Co-produced by Glory Friend ; co-directed & edited by Oreet Rees ; music, Yoav Goren ; senior cinematographer, Craig Matthew.
Performer(s): Narration by Don Cheadle with Alfre Woodard and James Cromwell.
Description: 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R, NTSC, all regions; letterboxed (16:9 aspect ratio); Dolby digital.
Other Titles: King Leopold's ghost (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Linden Productions ; produced by Pippa Scott ; directed & adapted by Pippa Scott.

Abstract:

"King Leopold's ghost is a shocking tale of the richest country in Africa, claimed by the rapacious King Leopold II of Belgium. Under his greedy reign, the Congo suffered unimaginable horrors. The epic is filled with fascinating adventurers, European, American and Congolese: a story brought to life with a treasure trove of archival materials--letters, secret reports and photographs"--Container.

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