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Title The abolitionists [videorecording] / American Experience Films presents ; executive producer, Sharon Grimberg ; written, produced & directed by Rob Rapley ; an Apograph Productions Inc. film for American Experience ; a production of WGBH.

Imprint Boston : WGBH Educational Foundation ; Arlington, Va. : PBS Distribution, c2013.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    326.8 ABO    Available
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 180 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally broadcast on the television series, "The American experience."
Contents Part 1. (54 min.) Introduction -- Angelina's religious struggle -- Slavery and the American economy -- The Liberator -- The postal campaign -- Garrison faces a mob -- Angelina & Theodore Weld -- Leaving the American anti-slavery society.
Part 2. (54 min.) Introduction -- Douglass escapes slavery -- Douglass flees to Great Britain -- The North Star -- Harriet's loss -- The great compromise -- Uncle Tom's cabin.
Part 3. (54 min.) Introduction -- Battle over Kansas -- Raid on Harpers Ferry -- The Civil War begins -- The Emancipation Proclamation -- Victory.
Credits Edited by John Chimples, Aljernon Tunsil ; cinematography by Tim Cragg ; original music, Tom Phillips. ; production designer, Akeime Mitterlehner ; costume designer, Deborah Newhall ; art directors, R. Mark Hughes, Elise Viola ; set decorator, Jim Williams.
Cast Featuring: Richard Brooks, Neal Huff, Jeanine Serralles, Kate Lyn Sheil, T. Ryder Smith ; narrated by Oliver Platt.
Summary "Radicals. Agitators. Troublemakers. Liberators. Called many names, the abolitionists tore the nation apart in order to create a more perfect union. Men and women, black and white, Northerners and Southerners, poor and wealthy, these passionate anti-slavery activists fought body and soul in the most important civil rights crusade in American history"--Container.
System Details DVD, Region 1, widescreen, 5.1 surround.
Language In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879.
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895.
Grimké, Angelina Emily, 1805-1879.
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896.
Brown, John, 1800-1859.
Slavery -- United States -- History.
Abolitionists -- United States.
Antislavery movements -- United States.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Historical television programs.
Television programs for the hearing impaired.
Nonfiction television programs.
Added Author Grimberg, Sharon. Producer.
Rapley, Rob. Screenwriter. Producer. Director.
Brooks, Richard, 1962- Actor.
Huff, Neal. Actor.
Serralles, Jeanine. Actor.
Sheil, Kate Lyn. Actor.
Smith, T. Ryder. Actor.
Platt, Oliver. Narrator.
Chimples, John. Film editor.
Tunsil, Aljernon. Film editor.
Cragg, Tim. Cinematographer.
Phillips, Tom. Composer.
Mitterlehner, Akeime. Artistic director.
Newhall, Deborah. Costume designer.
Hughes, R. Mark. Artistic director.
Viola, Elise. Artistic director.
Williams, Jim. Set designer.
American Experience Films.
Apograph Productions.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
WGBH Educational Foundation.
PBS Distribution (Firm)
Added Title American experience (Television program)
ISBN 9781608838332
Standard No. 841887018364
Music No. ABOL601 PBS

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