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Author: George T Nierenberg; O'Neal Twins (Musical group); GTN Productions.; Ryko Filmworks.
Publisher: London : Ryko Filmworks, [2007]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Deluxe ed., widescreen versionView all editions and formats
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A documentary that follows gospel singer Willie Mae Ford Smith from her home to jumping church services to emotionally galvanic singing convention. Also features Thomas A. Dorsey, her mentor and the man credited with inventing gospel music, Delois Campbell Barrett and other gospel singers.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Music
Named Person: Willie Mae Ford Smith; Thomas Andrew Dorsey; Delois Barrett Campbell; Delois Barrett Campbell; Thomas Andrew Dorsey; Willie Mae Ford Smith
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: George T Nierenberg; O'Neal Twins (Musical group); GTN Productions.; Ryko Filmworks.
OCLC Number: 319836959
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1982.
Special features: full-length feature film, newly-recorded director's commentary by George T. Nierenberg, photo gallery featuring images that provided the inspiration for the film, individually indexed songs.
Credits: Photography, Ed Lachman, Don Lenzer.
Performer(s): Documentary subjects include Willie Mae Ford Smith, Thomas A. Dorsey, Delois Barrett Campbell, Barrett Sisters, O'Neal Twins.
Description: 1 videodisc : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 CD
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: GTN Productions presents ; a film by George T. Nierenberg].

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A documentary that follows gospel singer Willie Mae Ford Smith from her home to jumping church services to emotionally galvanic singing convention. Also features Thomas A. Dorsey, her mentor and the man credited with inventing gospel music, Delois Campbell Barrett and other gospel singers.

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