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Author: Jerrold FreedmanCarroll BakerMatt DillonJohn KarlenVictor LoveAll authors
Publisher: Stamford, CT : Lightning Video, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bigger Thomas, the black chauffeur for the wealthy Dalton family, is accused of the murder of the Daltons' daughter Mary. The search for Mary's missing body and Thomas' trial shake the family and the city of Chicago, exposing the fears and prejudices of the late 1940's.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Drama
Film adaptations
Named Person: Richard Wright; Richard Wright
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jerrold Freedman; Carroll Baker; Matt Dillon; John Karlen; Victor Love; Elizabeth McGovern; John McMartin; Geraldine Page; Oprah Winfrey; Richard Wright; American Playhouse Theatrical Films.; Cinecom Pictures.; Cinetudes Film Productions.; Lightning Video (Firm)
ISBN: 080510397X 9780805103977
OCLC Number: 16515752
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the novel by Richard Wright.
Originally released as motion picture in 1986.
Credits: Produced by Diane Silver ; directed by Jerrold Freedman ; screenplay by Richard Wesley.
Cast: Carroll Baker, Akosua Busia, Matt Dillon, Art Evans, John Karlen, Victor Love, Elizabeth McGovern, John McMartin, Geraldine Page, Willard E. Pugh, David Rasche, Lane Smith, Oprah Winfrey.
Target Audience: Rated PG.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 112 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: American Playhouse Theatrical Films in association with Cinecom Pictures and Cinetudes Films presents ; directed by Jerrold Freedman ; produced by Diane Silver ; screenplay by Richard Wesley.

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Bigger Thomas, the black chauffeur for the wealthy Dalton family, is accused of the murder of the Daltons' daughter Mary. The search for Mary's missing body and Thomas' trial shake the family and the city of Chicago, exposing the fears and prejudices of the late 1940's.

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