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The Resource Cora unashamed, produced by Marian Rees ; screenplay by Ann Peacock ; directed by Deborah M. Pratt ; ALT Films ; WGBH Boston ; PBS, (videorecording)

Cora unashamed, produced by Marian Rees ; screenplay by Ann Peacock ; directed by Deborah M. Pratt ; ALT Films ; WGBH Boston ; PBS, (videorecording)

Label
Cora unashamed
Title
Cora unashamed
Statement of responsibility
produced by Marian Rees ; screenplay by Ann Peacock ; directed by Deborah M. Pratt ; ALT Films ; WGBH Boston ; PBS
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A town's lone African American woman is surrounded by social isolation and deep-seated racism while working as a housekeeper. Set in rural Iowa in the early 1900s, Cora is confronted with death, abortion and loneliness. Working as a domestic, she lives only for her daughter and the neglected child of her employers
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Ernest Holzmann ; editor, Debra I. Moore ; music, Patrice Rushen
Dewey number
  • [Fic]
  • 813/.6
Intended audience
Not rated
Intended audience source
PBS Home Video
Language note
  • Soundtrack in English
  • Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1992.77
LC item number
.C67 2005
PerformerNote
Regina Taylor, Cherry Jones, Ellen Muth, Michael Gaston, Kohl Sudduth, Arlen Dean Snyder, C.C.H. Pounder
Runtime
95
Series statement
PBS pictures
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Cora unashamed, produced by Marian Rees ; screenplay by Ann Peacock ; directed by Deborah M. Pratt ; ALT Films ; WGBH Boston ; PBS, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as an episode of the television program ExxonMobil Masterpiece theatre's American collection in 2000
  • Based on the short story Cora unashamed by Langston Hughes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
2447201
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard format.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 95 min.)
Isbn
9781415709245
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887050029
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
705002
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm57246016
  • (OCoLC)57246016
System details
DVD; Dolby digital; region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Cora unashamed, produced by Marian Rees ; screenplay by Ann Peacock ; directed by Deborah M. Pratt ; ALT Films ; WGBH Boston ; PBS, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as an episode of the television program ExxonMobil Masterpiece theatre's American collection in 2000
  • Based on the short story Cora unashamed by Langston Hughes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
2447201
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard format.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 95 min.)
Isbn
9781415709245
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887050029
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
705002
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm57246016
  • (OCoLC)57246016
System details
DVD; Dolby digital; region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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