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The Resource Cora unashamed, produced by Marian Rees ; screenplay by Ann Peacock ; directed by Deborah M. Pratt ; ALT Films ; WGBH Boston ; PBS, (videorecording)

Cora unashamed, produced by Marian Rees ; screenplay by Ann Peacock ; directed by Deborah M. Pratt ; ALT Films ; WGBH Boston ; PBS, (videorecording)

Label
Cora unashamed
Title
Cora unashamed
Statement of responsibility
produced by Marian Rees ; screenplay by Ann Peacock ; directed by Deborah M. Pratt ; ALT Films ; WGBH Boston ; PBS
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A town's lone African American woman is surrounded by social isolation and deep-seated racism while working as a housekeeper. Set in rural Iowa in the early 1900s, Cora is confronted with death, abortion and loneliness. Working as a domestic, she lives only for her daughter and the neglected child of her employers
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Ernest Holzmann ; editor, Debra I. Moore ; music, Patrice Rushen
Intended audience
  • MPAA: Not rated
  • Canadian Home Video rating: PG
Language note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Cast: Regina Taylor, Cherry Jones, Ellen Muth, Michael Gaston, Kohl Sudduth, Arlen Dean Snyder, C.C.H. Pounder
Runtime
95
Series statement
PBS pictures
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Cora unashamed, produced by Marian Rees ; screenplay by Ann Peacock ; directed by Deborah M. Pratt ; ALT Films ; WGBH Boston ; PBS, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as an episode of the television program ExxonMobil Masterpiece theatre's American collection in 2000
  • Based on the short story Cora unashamed by Langston Hughes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 95 min.)
Isbn
9781415709245
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887050029
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
705002
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • z1cccl b1674319
  • 5171742
System details
DVD; Dolby digital; region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Cora unashamed, produced by Marian Rees ; screenplay by Ann Peacock ; directed by Deborah M. Pratt ; ALT Films ; WGBH Boston ; PBS, (videorecording)
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as an episode of the television program ExxonMobil Masterpiece theatre's American collection in 2000
  • Based on the short story Cora unashamed by Langston Hughes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 95 min.)
Isbn
9781415709245
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887050029
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
705002
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • z1cccl b1674319
  • 5171742
System details
DVD; Dolby digital; region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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