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To kill a mockingbird

Author: BBC Education & Training.; BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.; BBC Wales.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©1999.
Series: English file.; In context (Films for the Humanities & Sciences)
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Monroeville, Alabama, Harper Lee's model for Maycomb, 'To Kill a Mockingbird' is celebrated as a tribute to Southern life. This hard-edged program juxtaposes white and black experiences in the racially segregated South of the 1930s-1960s to deepen the understanding of the novel's portrayal of racial tension and tolerated judicial bias"--Container.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Harper Lee
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: BBC Education & Training.; BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.; BBC Wales.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 42739441
Notes: "Distributed under license from BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc."
"BBC Wales c1997."
Credits: Producer, Christopher Morris ; photography, Matt Gray ; editor, John Parker ; narrator, Andy Kershaw.
Description: 1 videocassette (20 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: English file.; In context (Films for the Humanities & Sciences)
Responsibility: BBC Education & Training.

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"In Monroeville, Alabama, Harper Lee's model for Maycomb, 'To Kill a Mockingbird' is celebrated as a tribute to Southern life. This hard-edged program juxtaposes white and black experiences in the racially segregated South of the 1930s-1960s to deepen the understanding of the novel's portrayal of racial tension and tolerated judicial bias"--Container.

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In Context: To Kill a Mockingbird

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The "In Context" films are glimpses into the historical context of a work of literature. Produced by the BBC as a teaching tool, these films use readings from the novels, as well as a combination of archival footage/photographs and narration, interviews, and music to provide this introduction. However,...
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