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Solomon Northup's odyssey twelve years a slave

Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Monterey Video, c2004, c1984.  |  

Originally broadcast as part of the PBS television program American Playhouse in 1984.
Special features: actor profiles, Gordon Parks' bio, story background, original press, discussion topics.
From the autobiography My twelve years as a slave by Solomon Northup.

Director of photography, Hiro Narita ; music composer, Gordon Parks.

Avery Brooks, Mason Adams, Kent Broadhurst, Lee Bryant, Rhetta Greene, Janet League, Petronia Paley.

Based on the true story of Solomon Northrup, a free black man from New York who was kidnapped in 1841 and forced into slavery in Louisiana.

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Centennial DVD TWELV Movies - DVD Available -

0 current holds with 1 total copy.


Related Subjects

Northup, Solomon, 1808-
Slavery > United States.
African Americans
Slaves > Louisiana


Biographical films.

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