The Promised Land Movie Review 1995

Information and Film Reviews for The Promised Land the Movie

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Engrossing look at the migration of more than five million blacks from the rural south to the urban north of Chicago from the 1930s to the '70s. Includes archival footage and personal stories of segregation and sharecropping to northern ghettoization. Based on Nicholas Lehmann's 1991 book. Three-tape series available individually or as a boxed set.


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Available on VHS

Cast and Crew

Documentary Films, Black Culture, History--U.S.
Crystal Chappell
Louis Febre, Mark Hayhurst
Morgan Freeman
Anthony Geffen, Ray Davies, Discovery Productions, BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation)

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