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Uniform Title American experience (Television program) Abolitionists.
Title The abolitionists [videorecording] / American Experience Films presents ; written, produced & directed by Rob Rapley ; an Apograph Productions Inc. film for American Experience ; a production of WGBH.

Imprint Boston, Mass. : WGBH Educational Foundation ; Arlington, Va. : PBS Distribution, [2013]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe DVDs 1st Floor  326.80922 Ab75 2013    ---  Axe Inventory 2022
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 180 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD, NTSC, Region 1, widescreen, 5.1 surround.
Language Closed-captioned in English with optional English subtitles.
Note Originally broadcast on the television series, "The American experience" in 2013.
Cast Featuring: Richard Brooks, Neal Huff, Jeanine Serralles, Kate Lyn Sheil, T. Ryder Smith ; narrated by Oliver Platt.
Credits Edited by John Chimples, Aljernon Tunsil ; cinematography by Tim Cragg ; original music, Tom Phillips ; production designer, Akeime Mitterlehner ; costume designer, Deborah Newhall ; art directors, R. Mark Hughes, Elise Viola ; set decorator, Jim Williams ; executive producer, Sharon Grimberg.
Summary "Radicals. Agitators. Troublemakers. Liberators. Called many names, the abolitionists tore the nation apart in order to create a more perfect union. Men and women, black and white, Northerners and Southerners, poor and wealthy, these passionate anti-slavery activists fought body and soul in the most important civil rights crusade in American history"--Container.
Contents Part 1. (54 min.) Introduction -- Angelina's religious struggle -- Slavery and the American economy -- The Liberator -- The postal campaign -- Garrison faces a mob -- Angelina & Theodore Weld -- Leaving the American anti-slavery society.
Part 2. (54 min.) Introduction -- Douglass escapes slavery -- Douglass flees to Great Britain -- The North Star -- Harriet's loss -- The great compromise -- Uncle Tom's cabin.
Part 3. (54 min.) Introduction -- Battle over Kansas -- Raid on Harpers Ferry -- The Civil War begins -- The Emancipation Proclamation -- Victory.
Subject Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 -- Drama.
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 -- Drama.
Grimke, Angelina Emily, 1805-1879 -- Drama.
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896 -- Drama.
Brown, John, 1800-1859 -- Drama.
Video recordings.
DVD-Video discs.
Slavery -- United States -- History.
Abolitionists -- United States.
Antislavery movements -- United States.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Video recordings.
DVD-Video discs.
Documentary television programs.
Historical television programs.
Biographical television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Television programs -- United States.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Rapley, Rob. Screenwriter. Producer. Director.
Grimberg, Sharon. Producer.
Brooks, Richard, 1962- Actor.
Huff, Neal. Actor.
Serralles, Jeanine. Actor.
Sheil, Kate Lyn. Actor.
Smith, T. Ryder, 1958-
Platt, Oliver.
Chimples, John. Film editor.
Tunsil, Aljernon. Film editor.
Cragg, Tim. Cinematographer.
Phillips, Tom. Composer.
Mitterlehner, Akeime. Artistic director.
Newhall, Deborah. Costume designer.
Hughes, R. Mark. Artistic director.
Viola, Elise. Artistic director.
Williams, Jim. Set designer.
American Experience Films.
Apograph Productions.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
WGBH Educational Foundation.
PBS Distribution (Firm)
Added Title American experience (Television program)
ISBN 9781608838332
Standard No. 841887018364
Music No. ABOL601 PBS
Standard No. AU@ 000050769840

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