The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman Movie Review 1974

Information and Film Reviews for The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman the Movie

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The history of blacks in the South is seen through the eyes of a 110-year-old former slave. From the Civil War through the Civil Rights movement, Miss Pittman relates every piece of black history, allowing the viewer to experience the injustices. Tyson is spectacular in moving, highly acclaimed drama. Received nine Emmy awards; adapted by Tracy Keenan Wynn from the novel by Ernest J. Gaines.

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VCI Home Video, 11333 E. 60th Pl., Tulsa, OK 74146-6828, Phone: (918)254-6337, Toll-free: 800-331-4077, Fax: (918)254-6117, Email: vci@vcientertainment.com, URL: http://www.vcientertainment.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 110 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Historical Drama, American South, This Is Your Life, Civil Rights, African America
Screenplay
Tracy Keenan Wynn
Cast
Cicely Tyson, Odetta, Joseph Tremice, Richard Dysart, Michael Murphy, Katherine Helmond
Cinematography
James A. Crabe
Director
John Korty
Music
Fred Karlin
Other
Sidney Levin
Producer
Tomorrow Entertainment Inc.

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