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The Resource 10,000 black men named George, Paramount Pictures presents Dufferin Gate Productions, Paramount Network Television and Paramount Television ; producer, Michelle Mundy ; writer, Cyrus Nowrasteh ; director, Robert Townsend, (DVD)

10,000 black men named George, Paramount Pictures presents Dufferin Gate Productions, Paramount Network Television and Paramount Television ; producer, Michelle Mundy ; writer, Cyrus Nowrasteh ; director, Robert Townsend, (DVD)

Label
10,000 black men named George
Title
10,000 black men named George
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures presents Dufferin Gate Productions, Paramount Network Television and Paramount Television ; producer, Michelle Mundy ; writer, Cyrus Nowrasteh ; director, Robert Townsend
Title variation
Ten thousand black men named George
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The true story of the formation of the first black-controlled union, the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. Asa Philip Randolph, a black journalist establishes a voice for the forgotten workers of the Pullman Rail Company, were all black porters were simply named "George", after George Pullman, the first person to emply emancipated slaves
Awards note
Image Awards, 2003: Image Award - Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special (Charles Dutton)
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Edward Pei ; editors, Katina Zinner, Peter Zinner ; costume designer, Joyce Schure
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for language and brief nudity
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Andre Braugher, Karen Eyo, Charles S. Dutton, Mario Van Peebles, Ardon Bess, Carla Brothers, Kedar Brown, Amanda Brugel, Joel Gordon
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1957-
  • 1968-
  • 1975-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mundy, Michelle
  • Nowrasteh, Cyrus
  • Townsend, Robert
  • Braugher, Andre
  • Eyo, Karen
  • Dutton, Charles S
  • Van Peebles, Mario
  • Bess, Ardon
  • Brothers, Carla
  • Brown, Kedar
  • Brugel, Amanda
  • Gordon, Joel
  • Pei, Edward
  • Zinner, Katina
  • Zinner, Peter
  • Schure, Joyce
  • McKissack, Fredrick
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Dufferin Gate Productions (Firm)
  • Paramount Network Television (Firm)
  • Paramount Television
Runtime
95
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Porters
  • Porters
  • Randolph, A. Philip
  • Pullman Car & Manufacturing Corp.
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
10,000 black men named George, Paramount Pictures presents Dufferin Gate Productions, Paramount Network Television and Paramount Television ; producer, Michelle Mundy ; writer, Cyrus Nowrasteh ; director, Robert Townsend, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2002
  • Based on the novel, "A long hard journey" by Frederick McKissack
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
  • a278172
  • ocm52220370
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (95 min.)
Isbn
9780792189107
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097368037847
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
803784
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD
Label
10,000 black men named George, Paramount Pictures presents Dufferin Gate Productions, Paramount Network Television and Paramount Television ; producer, Michelle Mundy ; writer, Cyrus Nowrasteh ; director, Robert Townsend, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2002
  • Based on the novel, "A long hard journey" by Frederick McKissack
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
  • a278172
  • ocm52220370
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (95 min.)
Isbn
9780792189107
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097368037847
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
803784
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD

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