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Solomon Northup's odyssey : twelve years a slave

Author: Yanna BrandtLou PotterSamm-Art WilliamsGordon ParksAvery BrooksAll authors
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Monterey Video, ©2004, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : VHS tape : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on the true story of Solomon Northrup, a free black man from New York who was kidnapped in 1841 and forced into slavery in Louisiana.
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Genre/Form: Videos (dvd)
Biographical films
Documentary films
Drama
Feature films
Biographical
Biography Drama
Named Person: Solomon Northup; Solomon Northup
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Yanna Brandt; Lou Potter; Samm-Art Williams; Gordon Parks; Avery Brooks; Mason Adams; Kent Broadhurst; Lee Bryant; Rhetta Greene; Janet League; Petronia Paley; Hiro Narita; Solomon Northup; Past America Inc.; Monterey Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1569942668 9781569942666
OCLC Number: 57591904
Notes: Originally broadcast as part of the PBS television program American Playhouse in 1984.
VHS release titled: Half slave, half free.
From the autobiography My twelve years as a slave by Solomon Northup.
DVD features: actor profiles, Gordon Parks' bio, story background, original press, discussion topics.
Credits: Director of photography, Hiro Narita ; music composer, Gordon Parks.
Cast: Avery Brooks, Mason Adams, Kent Broadhurst, Lee Bryant, Rhetta Greene, Janet League, Petronia Paley.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (117 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Half slave, half free.
Twelve years a slave
12 years a slave [1984]
American playhouse (Television program)
Responsibility: Past America, Inc. ; producer, Yanna Kroyt Brandt ; writers, Lou Potter, Samm-Art Williams ; director, Gordon Parks.

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Based on the true story of Solomon Northrup, a free black man from New York who was kidnapped in 1841 and forced into slavery in Louisiana.

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