The Resource The River Niger [videorecording] ; : Death of a prophet

The River Niger [videorecording] ; : Death of a prophet

Label
The River Niger [videorecording] ; : Death of a prophet
Title
The River Niger [videorecording] ;
Title remainder
Death of a prophet
Title variation
Death of a prophet
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The River Niger: Based on Joseph A. Walker's Tony Award winning play "The River Niger" as presented on stage by the Negro Ensemble Company. Story of a ghetto family torn apart by a revolution, but held together through misfortune. Examines what might happen, and how people will react, when the tension of city life turns to violent revolution
  • Death of a prophet: Combines documentary footage with reenactments. A suspense thriller which follows the events in the final 24 hours of the life of religious and political leader Malcolm X
Cataloging source
NHP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • The River Niger: Director of photography, Michael Margulies ; edited by Irving Lerner ; music written and performed by War ; production designer, Seymour Klate ; set decorator, Frank Lombardo
  • Death of a prophet: Director of photography, Robert Achs ; film editor, Charles Sessoms ; music composed and performed by Max Roach
Intended audience
The River Niger: Rated R ; Death of a prophet: Rated 13
PerformerNote
  • The River Niger: Cicely Tyson, James Earl Jones, Lou Gossett, Glynn Turman, Jonelle Allen, Roger E. Mosley, Ralph Wilcox, Theodore Wilson, Charles Weldon, Shirley Jo Finney, Hilda Haynes
  • Death of a prophet: Morgan Freeman, Yolanda King, Ossie Davis, Mansoor Najee-ullah, Sam Singleton, Tommie Hicks
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1936-
  • 1912-1986
  • 1924-2007
  • 1935-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Beckerman, Sidney
  • Shah, Krishna
  • Tyson, Cicely
  • Jones, James Earl
  • Gossett, Louis
  • Turman, Glynn
  • Haynes, Hilda
  • King, Woodie
  • Freeman, Morgan
  • King, Yolanda
  • Davis, Ossie
  • Najee-Ullah, Mansoor
  • Roach, Max
  • Walker, Joseph A.
  • War (Musical group)
  • Platinum Disc Corporation
Runtime
165
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American families
  • African Americans
  • Walker, Joseph A
  • X, Malcolm
  • Black power
  • Black Muslims
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The River Niger [videorecording] ; : Death of a prophet
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Two feature films on one DVD: The River Niger, and Death of a prophet
  • Double-sided disc. The River Niger on side A; Death of a prophet on side B
  • The River Niger originally produced as a motion picture in 1976; Death of a prophet originally produced as a made-for-TV movie in 1981
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
The River Niger (ca. 105 min.) / screenplay by Joseph A. Walker ; produced by Sidney Beckerman/Isaac L. Jones ; directed by Krishna Shah -- Death of a prophet (ca. 60 min.) / written, produced and directed by Woodie King Jr
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 165 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
096009155292
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
15529
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)56139175
System details
DVD; full screen presentation
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The River Niger [videorecording] ; : Death of a prophet
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Two feature films on one DVD: The River Niger, and Death of a prophet
  • Double-sided disc. The River Niger on side A; Death of a prophet on side B
  • The River Niger originally produced as a motion picture in 1976; Death of a prophet originally produced as a made-for-TV movie in 1981
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
The River Niger (ca. 105 min.) / screenplay by Joseph A. Walker ; produced by Sidney Beckerman/Isaac L. Jones ; directed by Krishna Shah -- Death of a prophet (ca. 60 min.) / written, produced and directed by Woodie King Jr
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 165 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
096009155292
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
15529
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)56139175
System details
DVD; full screen presentation
Video recording format
DVD

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