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The long walk home

Author: Whoopi GoldbergSissy SpacekDwight SchultzVing RhamesDylan BakerAll authors
Publisher: Van Nuys, CA. : Live Home Video, 1991.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Academy Award winner Whoopi Goldberg is Odessa Cotter, a quietly dignified woman, who works as a housekeeper for Miriam Thompson (Academy Award winner Sissy Spacek). When Odessa honors the 1955 Montgomery, Alabama, bus boycott by walking an exhausting nine miles to and from work, Miriam offers her a ride. Defying both Miriam's racist husband (Dwight Schultz) and the powerful White Citizen's Council, Miriam and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Whoopi Goldberg; Sissy Spacek; Dwight Schultz; Ving Rhames; Dylan Baker; John Cork; Howard W Koch; Dave Bell; Richard Pearce
ISBN: 1556583869 9781556583865
OCLC Number: 23999525
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Rated PG.
Credits: Music, George Fenton ; editor, Bill Wahraus ; director of photography, Roger Deakins ; associate producer, Edwin C. Atkins ; executive producers, Taylor Hackford and Stuart Benjamin.
Cast: Sissy Spacek, Whoopi Goldberg, Dwight Schultz, Ving Rhames, Dylan Baker, Erika Alexander, Lexi Randall, Richard Halbersham, Jason Weaver, Chelcie Ross.
Description: 1 videocassette (98 min.) : sd., color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format ; hi-fi, Dolby stereo.
Responsibility: New Visions Pictures presents ; written by John Cork ; produced by Howard W. Koch, Jr., Dave Bell ; directed by Richard Pearce.

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"Academy Award winner Whoopi Goldberg is Odessa Cotter, a quietly dignified woman, who works as a housekeeper for Miriam Thompson (Academy Award winner Sissy Spacek). When Odessa honors the 1955 Montgomery, Alabama, bus boycott by walking an exhausting nine miles to and from work, Miriam offers her a ride. Defying both Miriam's racist husband (Dwight Schultz) and the powerful White Citizen's Council, Miriam and Odessa put their lives in danger for civil rights. Their shared experiences draw them closer as a deep respect and lasting friendship forms. Together, in a difficult world of black versus white, they manage to discover a common ground."--Container.

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