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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 : WGBH Educational Foundation ; Arlington, Va. : PBS Distribution, c2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Non-Fiction  326 R219    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 180 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Maude and Otto Tiemeier gift.
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Originally broadcast on the television series, "The American experience" in 2013.
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.
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.
Cast Featuring: Richard Brooks, Neal Huff, Jeanine Serralles, Kate Lyn Sheil, T. Ryder Smith ; narrated by Oliver Platt.
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.
System Details DVD, NTSC, Region 1, widescreen, 5.1 surround.
Subject Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879.
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895.
Grimke, Angelina Emily, 1805-1879.
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896.
Brown, John, 1800-1859.
American experience (Television program)
Slavery -- United States -- History.
Abolitionists -- United States.
Antislavery movements -- United States.
DVDs -- Documentary.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Historical television programs.
Biographical television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Grimberg, Sharon. Producer.
Rapley, Rob. Screenwriter. Producer. Director.
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.
Added Title American experience (Television program)
ISBN 9781608838332
841887018364 : $24.99
Standard No. 841887018364
Music No. ABOL601 PBS

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