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Ralph Ellison : an American journey

Author: Avon KirklandAndre BraugherBobby ShepardJohn AmosRalph EllisonAll authors
Publisher: [California?] : California Newsreel, 2002.
Series: Black studies in video
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Clipart/images/graphics   Computer File : 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 films
Biography
Film adaptations
Named Person: Ralph Ellison; Ralph Ellison
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, 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.; California Newsreel (Firm)
OCLC Number: 891201000
Language Note: In English.
Notes: 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 online resource (1 streaming video (86 min.))
Contents: Meet Ralph Ellison --
The early years --
Development of literary and philosophical vision --
Invisible Man --
Shadow and Act (Book of essays) --
Writing of a new novel --
Black Nationalism and the Black Arts Movement --
Ellison's struggle for literary accomplishment --
Last years of Ellison's life --
Publication of Juneteenth.
Series Title: Black studies in video
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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