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Title Sounder [videorecording] / Radnitz/Mattel Productions, Inc. ; director, Martin Ritt ; producer, Robert B. Radnitz ; screenplay, Lonne Elder, III.

Imprint [Port Washington, N.Y.] : Koch Vision, 2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Juvenile DVD Collection  Y DVD Sounder    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note From the novel by William H. Armstrong.
Originally produced in 1972.
Credits Photography, John A. Alonzo ; film editor, Sid Levin ; production designer, Walter Herndon ; music, Taj Mahal.
Cast Cicely Tyson, Paul Winfield, Kevin Hooks, Taj Mahal, Janet Maclachlan.
Summary The story of a black sharecropper family living in Louisiana during the Depression. The father steals food for his family and is sent to prison. While he is in jail the mother provides love, security and strength at home. The oldest son bravely becomes the man of the house until his father returns home.
Audience MPAA rating: G.
System Details DVD, aspect ratio 2.35:1, enhanced for 16x9 televisions, Dolby digital.
Subject Armstrong, William H. (William Howard), 1914-1999 -- Film and video adaptations.
African American families -- Louisiana -- Drama.
Depressions -- 1929 -- Louisiana -- Drama.
Poverty -- Louisiana -- Drama.
Sharecropping -- Louisiana -- Drama.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
DVD-Video discs.
Louisiana -- Drama.
Added Author Ritt, Martin, 1914-1990.
Tyson, Cicely.
Winfield, Paul, 1939-2004.
Radnitz, Robert B.
Elder, Lonne.
Hooks, Kevin, 1958-
Taj Mahal (Musician)
Armstrong, William H. (William Howard), 1914-1999 Sounder.
KOCH Vision (Firm)
Radnitz/Mattel Productions, Inc.
ISBN 1417231068
Standard No. 741952658795
Music No. KOC-DV-6587 Koch Vision

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