10,000 black men named George [DVD] / Showtime and Paramount Pictures presents ; producer, Michelle Mundy ; written by Cyrus Nowrasteh ; directed by Robert Townsend
DVD | Paramount | , c2001. | Full screen format.
Available at North Courthouse DVD (DVD TEN)
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Full screen format.
1 videodisc (89 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, Region 1; stereo.
André Braugher, Charles S. Dutton, Mario Van Peebles, Carla Brothers, Brock Peters, Kenneth McGregor, Ernestine Jackson, Ellen Holly, Kedar, Joel Gordon, Ardon Bess, Karen Eyo.
Director of photography, Edward Pei ; editors, Katina Zinner, Peter Zinner ; costume designer, Joyce Schure; music, Stephen James Taylor.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001.
Based on the novel, "A long hard journey" by Frederick McKissack.
MPAA rating: R; for language and brief nudity.
The true story of the formation of the first black-controlled union, the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. Asa Philip Randolph, a black journalist establishes a voice for the forgotten workers of the Pullman Rail Company, were all black porters were simply named "George", after George Pullman, the first person to employ emancipated slaves.
Image Awards, 2003: Image Award - Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special (Charles Dutton)
Townsend, Robert, 1957-
Dutton, Charles S.
Van Peebles, Mario.
McKissack, Fredrick. Long hard journey.
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Ten thousand black men named George