The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
    (2004, original release: 1973)

    Fiction

    DVD

    Call Numbers:
    NEW DVD/DRAMA/AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Availability

Locations Call Number Status
New & Popular DVD NEW DVD/DRAMA/AUTOBIOGRAPHY Due: 9/28/2021
New & Popular DVD NEW DVD/DRAMA/AUTOBIOGRAPHY Available

Details

PUBLISHED
[Place of publication not identified] : Classic Media, Inc., [2004]
New York, New York : Sony Wonder, [2004]
©2004
EDITION
Thirtieth anniversary special edition
DESCRIPTION
2 videodiscs (150 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN
9780738930930 LVD 58975, 0738930938 L2D 58953, 9780738930930 LVD 58980, 074645895390
LANGUAGE
English
NOTES

Full screen

Disc 1. Film -- disc 2. Special features

The history of blacks in the South as seen through the eyes of a 110-year-old former slave

Based on the novel of the same title by Ernest J. Gaines

Special features: The making of The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (behind the scenes footage, new interviews with Ernest J. Gaines, Odetta, director John Korty, producers Rick Rosenberg and Bob Christiansen and more); The writing of The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (Ernest J. Gaines gives an in-depth look at the people and places that inspired his award-winning novel); The oral tradition (scholars explain the importance of oral story-telling); Best special and best actress Emmy clips

Music by Fred Karlin ; director of photography, James Crabe ; film editor, Sidney Levin ; production designer, Michael Haller

Cicely Tyson, Richard A. Dysart, Katherine Helmond, Michael Murphy, Barbara Chaney, Roy Poole, Josephine Premice, Thalmus Rasulala, Collin Wilcox-Horne, Beatrice Winde, Odetta

Originally produced as a television movie in 1973

Not rated

DVD; NTSC; region 1; Dolby Digital

Closed-captioned

Winner of 9 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Special, Best Actress and Best Teleplay

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