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Lorraine Hansberry : the Black experience in the creation of drama

Author: Lorraine Hansberry; Claudia McNeil; Ralph J Tangney; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities, ©1975.
Series: American literature on video
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the artistic growth and vision of the black playwright Lorraine Hansberry, largely in her own words and in her own voice. Describes the author's childhood in Chicago, student days at the University of Wisconsin, work as a journalist in Harlem, life as a housewife in Greenwich Village, and success on Broadway.
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Named Person: Lorraine Hansberry; Lorraine Hansberry
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lorraine Hansberry; Claudia McNeil; Ralph J Tangney; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 20876424
Notes: Copyright date on container insert varies.
"FFH 128."
Credits: Photography, Robert Elfstrom ... [et al.]; editor, John W. Dandre.
Cast: Ruby Dee, Frank Perry, Al Freeman, Jr., Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, Diana Sands, Melanie Moore, Roy Scheider.
Performer(s): Claudia McNeil.
Description: 1 videocassette (35 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: Traces the artistic growth and vision of the black playwright Lorraine Hansberry, largely in her own words and in her own voice. Describes the author's childhood in Chicago, student days at the University of Wisconsin, work as a journalist in Harlem, life as a housewife in Greenwich Village, and success on Broadway.
Series Title: American literature on video
Other Titles: Black experience in the creation of drama
Responsibility: a presentation of Films for the Humanities, Inc. ; produced in consultation with Robert Nemiroff ; produced and directed by Ralph J. Tangney ; executive producer, Harold Mantell.

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Traces the artistic growth and vision of the black playwright Lorraine Hansberry, largely in her own words and in her own voice. Describes the author's childhood in Chicago, student days at the University of Wisconsin, work as a journalist in Harlem, life as a housewife in Greenwich Village, and success on Broadway.

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