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Title The Journey of Henry Box Brown [videorecording] / written by Karyn Parsons ; illustrated by Mark Page.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Sweet Blackberry LLC, 2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Juvenile DVD Collection  Y DVD Journey    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (28 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Mostly iconographic, with minimal animation. Framed with live action scenes of Alfre Woodard reading to schoolchildren, and Coati Mundi leading the children in a musical sequence.
Extras include a section on Sweet Blackberry LLC, and another with children defining "freedom."
Credits Written by Karyn Parsons ; illustrated by Mark Page ; music and sound, Coati Mundi ; produced by Karyn Parsons, Darcine Wdowczak Thomas, and Roderick Alleyne.
Performer Narrated by Alfre Woodard.
Summary " . . . takes a magical look at the historic true tale of slave Henry Box Brown, a man who mailed himself to freedom in a wooden box from a plantation in Richmond, Virginia to freedom in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1848 . . . . With the help of characters including Bird, Horse, Cricket and Cat, Henry avoids being discovered and makes his way to freedom. While on his dangerous and exciting journey, Henry shares what freedom means to him and why slavery is wrong."--Container.
System Details DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround stereo.
Source NAV 5/10 PPLY
Subject Brown, Henry Box, b.1816 -- Drama.
Fugitive slaves -- Drama.
Slavery -- Drama.
DVD-Video discs.
Genre/Form Children's films.
Animated films.
Added Author Parsons, Karyn, 1968-
Page, Mark.
Woodard, Alfre, 1953-
Hernandez, Coati Mundi.
Thomas, Darcine Wdowczak.
Alleyne, Roderick.
Sweet Blackberry LLC.
ISBN 0977848701
Music No. SSB 001 Sweet Blackberry

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