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Title Movies of excellence featuring Morgan Freeman [videorecording]

Publication Info. [La Crosse, WI] : Echo Bridge Home Entertainment, [2014]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons DVD Fiction  DVD Movies of excellence  Disc 2of2    ---  Available
 Parsons Video Fiction  DVD Movies of Excellence  Disc 1of2    ---  Available
Description 2 videodiscs (603 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 064900.
Description two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent.
video v rdamedia.
videodisc vd rdacarrier.
digital optical stereo Dolby Digital rda.
video file DVD video region 1 rda.
Series Rovi Media Collection. Movies. MiEM.
Note Title from container.
Honeydripper originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Race to freedom: the Underground Railroad originally broadcast on television in 1994.
Nightjohn originally broadcast on television in 1996.
Sophie and the moonhanger originally broadcast on television in 1996.
Resting place originally aired on television in 1986.
Gathering of old men originally aired on television in 1987.
Contents Honeydripper / a Screen Media Films release ; Anarchist's Convention in association with Emerging Pictures and Rainforest Films (124 min.) Widescreen -- Race to freedom: the Underground Railroad / Atlantis Films Limited (95 min.) -- Nightjohn / Hallmark Entertainment and Sarabande Productions in association with the Disney Channel (96 min.) -- Sophie and the moonhanger / ABC (94 min.) -- Resting place / A Marian Rees Associtaes, Inc. production (100 min) -- A gathering of old men / Zenith Productions (94 min.).
Cast Honeydripper: Danny Glover, Charles S. Dutton, Lisa Gay Hamilton.
Race to freedom: the Underground Railroad: Janet Bailey, Michael Riley, Courtney B. Vance, Tim Reid, Glynn Turman.
Nightjohn: Beau Bridges, Carl Lumbly, Lorraine Toussaint, Bill Cobbs, Kathleen York, Gabriel Casseus, Allison Jones..
Sophie and the moonhanger: Patricia Richardson, Lynn Whitfield.
Resting place : John Lighgow, Morgan Freeman.
Gathering of old men: Louis Gossett Jr., Holly Hunter, Richard Widmark.
Credits Honeydripper: Music, Mason Daring ; Cinematographer, Dick Pope ; producer, Maggie Renzi ; writer/director/editor, John Sayles.
Race to freedom: the Underground Railroad: writers, Diana Braithwaite, Nancy Trites Botkin & Peter Mohan, inspired by the novel "Underground to Canada" by Barbara Smucker ; director, Don McBrearty ; producers, Daphne Ballon, Brian Parker ; composer, Christopher Dedrick ; editor, Ralph Brunjes.
Nightjohn: Music, Stephen James Taylor ; editor, Dorian Harris ; director of photography, Elliot Davis ; producer, Dennis Stuart Murphy ; teleplay, Bill Cain, based on the book by Gary Paulsen ; director, Charles Burnett.
Sophie and the moonhanger: story and teleplay, Sara Flanigan ; teleplay, Judi Ann Mason ; director, David Hugh Jones.
Resting place: directed by John Korty, written by Walter Halsey Davis.
Gathering of old men: directed by Volker Schlöndorff, written by Charles Fuller.
Audience Honeydripper: Rated PG-13 for brief violence and some suggestive material.
Race to freedom: the Underground Railroad: Not rated - adult situations, violence ; Dove "Family-Approved" for ages 12+.
Nightjohn: Rated PG-13 for some scenes of racial oppression and abuse ; Dove "Family-Approved" for ages 12+.
Sophie and the moonhanger: Not rated - Adult situations, violence, profanity.
Resting place: Not rated, adutl situation/ Dove "Family-Approved" for Ages 12+
Gathering of old men: Not rated, viloence, profanity.
Summary Honeydripper: "Tyrone Purvis will try anything to keep his blues lounge, The Honeydripper, alive. So when a popular guitar player fails to slow up for a packed Saturday night, Purvis turns to a young wanderer for help"--From container.
Race to freedom: the Underground Railroad: "Chronicles the dangerous journey of four determined slaves from a cotton plantation in America to the "Promised Land" in Canada."--From container.
Nightjohn: The story of twelve-year-old Sarny, a slave who faces a grim future until she is taught to read.--Adapted from container.
Sophie and the moonhanger: "A woman pits herself against her husband and his Ku Klux Klan member friends when she learns that they are planning an attack against her black maid and her husband."--IMDb.
Resting Place: Story of one man's fight to give a young black soldier killed in action an honorable burial.
A gathering of old men: When a white farmer in shot in self-defense by a black man, a feisty plantatin owner devises a plan.
System Details DVD, NTSC, Region 1, Dolby Digital.
Language English dialogue.
Subject Blues musicians -- Drama.
Underground Railroad -- Drama.
Fugitive slaves -- United States -- Drama.
Slaves -- United States -- Social conditions -- Drama.
Slaves -- Abuse of -- United States -- Drama.
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) -- Drama.
Interracial friendship -- Drama.
Women -- Southern States -- Drama.
Georgia -- Race relations -- Drama.
African American soldiers -- Georgia -- Death and burial -- Drama.
Racism -- Louisiana -- Drama.
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) (OCoLC)fst00545624.
Blues musicians. (OCoLC)fst00835072.
Fugitive slaves. (OCoLC)fst00935940.
Interracial friendship. (OCoLC)fst01741125.
Slaves -- Abuse of. (OCoLC)fst01766453.
Slaves -- Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst01120577.
Underground Railroad. (OCoLC)fst01160987.
Women. (OCoLC)fst01176568.
Southern States. (OCoLC)fst01244550.
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155.
Genre/Form Fiction television programs.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Historical films.
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879.
Added Author Sayles, John, 1950- writer, director, editor.
McBrearty, Don, director.
Burnett, Charles, 1944- director.
Jones, David, 1934-2008, director.
Smucker, Barbara Claassen. author. Underground to Canada.
Paulsen, Gary, author.
Glover, Danny, 1946- actor.
Richardson, Patricia, 1951- actor.
Whitfield, Lynn, actor.
Bridges, Beau.
Davis, Walter Halsey.
Korty, John, 1936-
Lithgow, John.
Freeman, Morgan.
Schlöndorff, Volker, 1939-
Fuller, Charles.
Gossett, Louis, Jr., 1936-
Hunter, Holly, 1958-
Widmark, Richard.
Echo Bridge Home Entertainment, distributor.
Added Title Honeydripper.
Race to freedom: the Underground Railroad.
Sophie and the moonhanger.
Resting place.
Gathering of old men.
Standard No. 096009309848
Music No. 22934 Echo Bridge Home Entertainment
18199 Echo Bridge Home Entertainment
18749 Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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