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The Resource The Murder of Emmett Till, a Firelight Media Production for American Experience ; a production of WGBH, Boston, (videorecording)

The Murder of Emmett Till, a Firelight Media Production for American Experience ; a production of WGBH, Boston, (videorecording)

Label
The Murder of Emmett Till
Title
The Murder of Emmett Till
Statement of responsibility
a Firelight Media Production for American Experience ; a production of WGBH, Boston
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The shameful, sadistic 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
Member of
Cataloging source
KG6
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Produced and directed by Stanley Nelson ; written by Marcia Smith ; edited by Lewis Erskine ; coordinating producer, Laurens Grant ; assistance producer, Amilca Palmer ; composer, Tom Phillips ; sound supervisor, Rena C. Kosersky ; cinematographer, Robert Shepard
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Narrator, Andre Braugher
Runtime
60
Technique
live action
Label
The Murder of Emmett Till, a Firelight Media Production for American Experience ; a production of WGBH, Boston, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Major funding for this program provided by the Ford Foundation. Additional funding provided by the Hugh Hefner Foundation"--Container
  • Originally broadcast as part of the television series The American experience
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier category code
vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
51580051
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (approximately 60 min.)
Isbn
9780780642034
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other control number
794054882230
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
B8822
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • .b56169747
  • (Sirsi) a111175
System details
VHS format
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
The Murder of Emmett Till, a Firelight Media Production for American Experience ; a production of WGBH, Boston, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • "Major funding for this program provided by the Ford Foundation. Additional funding provided by the Hugh Hefner Foundation"--Container
  • Originally broadcast as part of the television series The American experience
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier category code
vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
51580051
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (approximately 60 min.)
Isbn
9780780642034
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other control number
794054882230
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
B8822
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • .b56169747
  • (Sirsi) a111175
System details
VHS format
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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