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The Resource The murder of Emmett Till., WGBH Educational Foundation ; produced and directed by Stanley Nelson ; written by Marcia Smith

The murder of Emmett Till., WGBH Educational Foundation ; produced and directed by Stanley Nelson ; written by Marcia Smith

Label
The murder of Emmett Till.
Title
The murder of Emmett Till.
Statement of responsibility
WGBH Educational Foundation ; produced and directed by Stanley Nelson ; written by Marcia Smith
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till, a black boy who whistled at a white woman in a Mississippi grocery store in 1955, was a powerful catalyst for the civil rights movement. Although Till's killers were apprehended, they were quickly acquitted by an all-white, all-male jury and proceeded to sell their story to a journalist, providing grisly details of the murder. Three months after Till's body was recovered, the Montgomery Bus Boycott began
Cataloging source
JRK
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, Robert Shepard ; edited by Lewis Erskine ; narrator, Andre Braugher ; composer, Tom Phillips
Dewey number
364.15/23/09762
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
HV6465.M7
LC item number
M87 2004
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nelson, Stanley
  • Smith, Marcia A
  • Braugher, Andre
  • Phillips, Tom
  • PBS Home Video
  • WGBH Educational Foundation
Runtime
60
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Till, Emmett
  • Lynching
  • African Americans
  • African American teenage boys
Technique
live action
Label
The murder of Emmett Till., WGBH Educational Foundation ; produced and directed by Stanley Nelson ; written by Marcia Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally produced in 2003
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1160785
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.)
Isbn
9780793695522
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887000536
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences.
Publisher number
  • AMER 6506
  • AMER6506
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1160785
  • (Sirsi) 1160785
  • (OCoLC)57138324
System details
DVD; NTSC 1; English Dolby surround stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The murder of Emmett Till., WGBH Educational Foundation ; produced and directed by Stanley Nelson ; written by Marcia Smith
Publication
Note
Originally produced in 2003
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1160785
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.)
Isbn
9780793695522
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887000536
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences.
Publisher number
  • AMER 6506
  • AMER6506
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1160785
  • (Sirsi) 1160785
  • (OCoLC)57138324
System details
DVD; NTSC 1; English Dolby surround stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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