To Be Young, Gifted and Black Movie Review 1981

Information and Film Reviews for To Be Young, Gifted and Black the Movie

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A tribute to the late black playwright Lorraine Hansberry, in the form of a play about her experiences as a black artist in America, from her first visit to the South, to the streets of Harlem. Much of the script is from her own words drawn from letters, diaries, and plays. The author of "A Raisin in the Sun" died of cancer at 34.


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Available on VHS
Running time 90 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Literature--American, Theater
Ruby Dee, Al Freeman, Claudia McNeil, Barbara Barrie, Lauren Jones, Roy Scheider, Blythe Danner
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