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The Les Brown show. James Earl Jones

Author: Brian CampbellLes BrownJames Earl JonesKing World Productions.Les Brown Productions.All authors
Publisher: New York, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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Actor James Earl Jones discusses his life, his career on stage and screen, and his newly published memoir Voices and silences with host Les Brown. Much of the discussion focuses on Jones' childhood, when a traumatic experience caused him to retreat into silence for a long period, and then resulted in stuttering when he resumed speaking. Jones discusses overcoming his stuttering through acting, and also examines  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Talk shows
Television
Named Person: James Earl Jones; James Earl Jones; James Earl Jones; James Earl Jones; August Wilson
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Campbell; Les Brown; James Earl Jones; King World Productions.; Les Brown Productions.; Hearst Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 176888230
Notes: Credits at end of tape.
Event notes: Videotaped on Sep. 13, 1993. First broadcast on Sep. 20, 1993.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (58 min.) : sound, color SP ; 1/2 in.
Other Titles: Interview with James Earl Jones
Responsibility: produced and distributed by King World ; produced in association with Les Brown Productions and Hearst Broadcasting ; directed by Brian Campbell.

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Actor James Earl Jones discusses his life, his career on stage and screen, and his newly published memoir Voices and silences with host Les Brown. Much of the discussion focuses on Jones' childhood, when a traumatic experience caused him to retreat into silence for a long period, and then resulted in stuttering when he resumed speaking. Jones discusses overcoming his stuttering through acting, and also examines specific roles he has played. There are clips from several of Jones' film and stage appearances, including the Broadway production of August Wilson's Fences.

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