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Ralph Ellison : an American journey

Author: Avon KirklandAndre BraugherBobby ShepardJohn AmosRalph EllisonAll authors
Publisher: [California?] : California Newsreel, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"First documentary on one of the most gifted and intellectually provocative authors of modern American literature ... presents the first scenes ever filmed from Ellison's landmark novel, Invisible man"--Container.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Biographical television programs
Biography
Television adaptations
Named Person: Ralph Ellison; Ralph Ellison; Ralph Ellison
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Avon Kirkland; Andre Braugher; Bobby Shepard; John Amos; Ralph Ellison; New Images Productions.; Independent Television Service.; National Black Programming Consortium.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); California Newsreel (Firm)
OCLC Number: 49658909
Notes: "In association with Thirteen/WNET New York"--Container.
Originally produced for television boradcast as an episode of the series American masters.
Credits: Directors of photography, Bobby Shepard, Henry Adebonojo, and Barry Stone ; director of dramatic scenes, Elise Robertson ; editors, Ken Schneider and Kimberlyn Bica ; music, Marcus Shelby.
Cast: John Amos, Paul Benjamin, Jacques C. Smith.
Performer(s): Narrator, Andre Braugher.
Description: 1 videocassette (87 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: American masters (Television program)
Responsibility: producer/director/writer, Avon Kirkland ; a production of New Images Productions, Inc. ; [presented by] ITVS, Independent Television Service ; NBPC, National Black Programming Consortium.

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"First documentary on one of the most gifted and intellectually provocative authors of modern American literature ... presents the first scenes ever filmed from Ellison's landmark novel, Invisible man"--Container.

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Ralph Ellison: An American Journey

(EMRO user published 2015-03-03 ) Very Good Permalink
Ralph Waldo Ellison, named after author-poet-philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson, is most famous for his 1953 National Book Award-winning novel <i>Invisible Life</i>. Many readers and critics believed <i>Invisible Life </i>not “Black enough” at the time of its publication, totally misunderstanding...
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Ralph Ellison, An American Journey

(EMRO user published 2004-06-18 ) Very Good Permalink
Ralph Ellison, an American Journey, is an engagingly, rich documentary chronicling the life and artistic work of Ralph Waldo Ellison. The documentary begins with Lewis and Ida Ellison’s migration from Tennessee to Oklahoma shortly after it achieved statehood. Ellison was born in Oklahoma...
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