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|Named Person:||Joseph A Walker; Malcolm X; Joseph A Walker; Malcolm X|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Sidney Beckerman; Krishna Shah; Cicely Tyson; James Earl Jones; Louis Gossett; Glynn Turman; Hilda Haynes; Woodie King; Morgan Freeman; Yolanda King; Ossie Davis; Mansoor Najee-Ullah; Max Roach; Joseph A Walker; War (Musical group); Platinum Disc Corporation.
|Notes:||Title from container.
Two feature films on one DVD: The River Niger, and Death of a prophet.
Double-sided disc. The River Niger on side A; Death of a prophet on side B.
The River Niger originally produced as a motion picture in 1976; Death of a prophet originally produced as a made-for-TV movie in 1981.
|Credits:||The River Niger: Director of photography, Michael Margulies ; edited by Irving Lerner ; music written and performed by War ; production designer, Seymour Klate ; set decorator, Frank Lombardo.
Death of a prophet: Director of photography, Robert Achs ; film editor, Charles Sessoms ; music composed and performed by Max Roach.
|Cast:||The River Niger: Cicely Tyson, James Earl Jones, Lou Gossett, Glynn Turman, Jonelle Allen, Roger E. Mosley, Ralph Wilcox, Theodore Wilson, Charles Weldon, Shirley Jo Finney, Hilda Haynes.
Death of a prophet: Morgan Freeman, Yolanda King, Ossie Davis, Mansoor Najee-ullah, Sam Singleton, Tommie Hicks.
|Target Audience:||The River Niger: Rated R ; Death of a prophet: Rated 13.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (ca. 165 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD; full screen presentation.|
|Contents:||The River Niger (ca. 105 min.) / screenplay by Joseph A. Walker ; produced by Sidney Beckerman/Isaac L. Jones ; directed by Krishna Shah --
Death of a prophet (ca. 60 min.) / written, produced and directed by Woodie King Jr.
|Other Titles:||Death of a prophet|
Death of a prophet: Combines documentary footage with reenactments. A suspense thriller which follows the events in the final 24 hours of the life of religious and political leader Malcolm X.
- African American families -- Drama.
- African Americans -- Drama.
- Walker, Joseph A., -- 1935- -- Film adaptations.
- X, Malcolm, -- 1925-1965 -- Drama.
- Black power -- United States -- Drama.
- Black Muslims -- Drama.
- Walker, Joseph A., -- 1935-
- X, Malcolm, -- 1925-1965.
- African American families.
- African Americans.
- Black Muslims.
- Black power.
- United States.