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Strange Fruit / [eVideo - Films on Demand]

Author: Infobase,; California Newsreel (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : California Newsreel, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [2002] 2018. ©2002
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story behind Billie Holiday's signature song examines the history of lynching; the interplay of race, labor, and the left; and popular culture as forces that would give rise to the Civil Rights movement.
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Genre/Form: History
Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; California Newsreel (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1084531726
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Films on Demand eVideo
Originally released by California Newsreel, 2002.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on October 25, 2018.
Target Audience: 9 - 12
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (57 min., 20 sec)) : sound, color.
Contents: "Strange Fruit" (1:32); Recording Session (2:21); Rise of Lynching (5:01); Café Society and Anti-Lynching Movement (5:43); Song Origins (8:47); Communist Witch Hunt (3:16); "House I Live In" (2:29); Murders and Adoption (6:58); Authorship, Performance, and Death (4:55); "Strange Fruit" and Civil Rights Movement (1:40); Meeropol's Death and "Without Sanctuary" (4:32); Lingering Relevance (3:31); "Strange Fruit" Remakes (4:23); Credits: Strange Fruit (1:58);
Responsibility: California Newsreel.

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The story behind Billie Holiday's signature song examines the history of lynching; the interplay of race, labor, and the left; and popular culture as forces that would give rise to the Civil Rights movement.

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