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The Resource Cora unashamed, PBS Pictures, an ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre's American collection presentation ; produced by Marian Rees ; teleplay, Ann Peacock ; directed by Deborah Pratt

Cora unashamed, PBS Pictures, an ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre's American collection presentation ; produced by Marian Rees ; teleplay, Ann Peacock ; directed by Deborah Pratt

Label
Cora unashamed
Title
Cora unashamed
Statement of responsibility
PBS Pictures, an ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre's American collection presentation ; produced by Marian Rees ; teleplay, Ann Peacock ; directed by Deborah Pratt
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
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Exxon Mobil Masterpiece Theatre's American collection
Credits note
Director of photography, Ernest Holzmann ; art director, Paul Steffensen ; editor, Debra I. Moore ; music, Patrice Rushen ; costume designer, Karyn Wagner ; production designer, Marcia Calasio
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Regina Taylor, Cherry Jones, Michael Gaston, Kohl Sudduth, Arlen Dean Snyder, CCH Pounder, Tinashe Kachungwe, Ben Easter, Tom Woodward
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1956-
  • 1902-1967
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pratt, Deborah M
  • Peacock, Ann
  • Taylor, Regina
  • Jones, Cherry
  • Gaston, Michael
  • Sudduth, Kohl
  • Snyder, Arlen Dean
  • Holzmann, Ernest
  • Rushen, Patrice
  • Hughes, Langston
  • ALT Films
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Runtime
120
Series statement
PBS pictures
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American women household employees
  • Women household employees
  • Loneliness
  • Videodiscs
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Cora unashamed, PBS Pictures, an ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre's American collection presentation ; produced by Marian Rees ; teleplay, Ann Peacock ; directed by Deborah Pratt
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on television in 2000
  • Based on a short story by Langston Hughes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
944460
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.)
Isbn
9781415709245
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887050029
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
705002
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 944460
  • (OCoLC)57246016
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Cora unashamed, PBS Pictures, an ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre's American collection presentation ; produced by Marian Rees ; teleplay, Ann Peacock ; directed by Deborah Pratt
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on television in 2000
  • Based on a short story by Langston Hughes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
944460
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.)
Isbn
9781415709245
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887050029
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
705002
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 944460
  • (OCoLC)57246016
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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