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Title 10,000 black men named George [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures presents Dufferin Gate Productions, Paramount Network Television and Paramount Television ; produced by Michelle Mundy ; written by Cyrus Nowrasteh ; directed by Robert Townsend.

Imprint Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, [2003]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch DVD    TEN    Available
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch DVD    TEN    Available
Edition Full screen.
Description 1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
Based on the novel, "A long hard journey" by Frederick McKissack.
Credits Director of photography, Edward Pei ; editors, Katina Zinner, Peter Zinner ; costume designer, Joyce Schure.
Cast Andre Braugher, Karen Eyo, Charles S. Dutton, Mario Van Peebles, Ardon Bess, Carla Brothers, Kedar Brown, Amanda Brugel, Joel Gordon.
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.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for language and brief nudity.
System Details DVD; Dolby digital.
Language Closed-captioned.
Awards Image Awards (2003): Image Award - Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special (Charles Dutton)
Subject Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889- -- Drama.
Pullman Car & Manufacturing Corp -- Drama.
Porters -- Drama.
Porters -- Labor unions -- Drama.
Feature films.
Historical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Nowrasteh, Cyrus.
Braugher, Andre.
Eyo, Karen.
Dutton, Charles S.
Van Peebles, Mario.
Bess, Ardon.
Brothers, Carla.
Brown, Kedar, 1968-
Brugel, Amanda.
Gordon, Joel, 1975-
McKissack, Fredrick. Long hard journey.
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Dufferin Gate Productions (Firm)
Paramount Network Television (Firm)
Paramount Television.
Added Title Ten thousand black men named George
ISBN 0792189108 : $29.95
Standard No. 097368037847
Music No. 803784 Paramount

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