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The River Niger

Author: Cicely TysonJames Earl JonesLouis Gossett, Jr.Krishna ShahWoodie KingAll authors
Publisher: La Crosse, WI : Platinum Disc Corp., c 2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The River Niger: A house-painter/poet struggles to support his cancer-plagued wife. Death of a prophet: Combines documentary footage with reenactments to weave a fascinating work. A suspense thriller which follows the events in the final 24 hours of the life of religious and political leader Malcolm X.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: Malcolm X; Malcolm X
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Cicely Tyson; James Earl Jones; Louis Gossett, Jr.; Krishna Shah; Woodie King; Ossie Davis; Morgan Freeman; Yolanda King; Mansoor Najee-ullah; Joseph A Walker; Platinum Disc Corporation.
OCLC Number: 57428214
Notes: Two feature films on one DVD; originally produced separately as motion pictures.
The River Niger: based on the Tony award winning play by Joseph A. Walker.
Cast: The River Niger: Cicely Tyson, James Earl Jones, Lou Gossett, Jr., Glynn Turman.
Death of a prophet: Morgan Freeman, Yolanda King, Ossie Davis, Mansoor Najee-ullah, Sam Singleton, Tommy Redmond Hicks.
Target Audience: The River Niger: Rated R. Death of a prophet: Rated 13; not suitable for under 13 years; violence.
Description: 1 videodisc (105, 60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: The River Niger (1976,105 min.) --
Death of a prophet (1981, 60 min.).
Other Titles: Death of a prophet.
Responsibility: Cine Artists Pictures Corp. ; produced by Sidney Beckermann/Isaac L. Jones ; directed by Krishna Shah ; screenplay by Joseph A. Walker. Death of a prophet / written, produced, and directed by Woodie King Jr. ; associate producer, Gloria Mitchell.

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The River Niger: A house-painter/poet struggles to support his cancer-plagued wife. Death of a prophet: Combines documentary footage with reenactments to weave a fascinating work. A suspense thriller which follows the events in the final 24 hours of the life of religious and political leader Malcolm X.

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