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The Resource The murder of Emmett Till, WGBH Educational Foundation ; produced and directed by Stanley Nelson ; written by Marcia Smith, (videorecording)

The murder of Emmett Till, WGBH Educational Foundation ; produced and directed by Stanley Nelson ; written by Marcia Smith, (videorecording)

Label
The murder of Emmett Till
Title
The murder of Emmett Till
Statement of responsibility
WGBH Educational Foundation ; produced and directed by Stanley Nelson ; written by Marcia Smith
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till, a black boy who whistled at a white woman in a Mississippi grocery store in 1955, was a powerful catalyst for the civil rights movement. Although Till's killers were apprehended, they were quickly acquitted by an all-white, all-male jury and proceeded to sell their story to a journalist, providing grisly details of the murder. Three months after Till's body was recovered, the Montgomery Bus Boycott began
Cataloging source
JRK
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, Robert Shepard ; edited by Lewis Erskine ; narrator, Andre Braugher ; composer, Tom Phillips
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
HV6465.M7
LC item number
M87 2004
Runtime
60
Technique
live action
The murder of Emmett Till, WGBH Educational Foundation ; produced and directed by Stanley Nelson ; written by Marcia Smith, (videorecording)
Label
The murder of Emmett Till, WGBH Educational Foundation ; produced and directed by Stanley Nelson ; written by Marcia Smith, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Originally produced in 2003
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Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
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Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.)
Isbn
9780793695522
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887000536
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences.
Publisher number
  • AMER 6506
  • AMER6506
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; NTSC 1; English Dolby surround stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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