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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 | [2003], c2001. | Full screen format.
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Edition
Full screen format.
Descript.
1 videodisc (89 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
System Det
DVD, Region 1; stereo.
Note
Closed-captioned.
Cast
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.
Credits
Director of photography, Edward Pei ; editors, Katina Zinner, Peter Zinner ; costume designer, Joyce Schure; music, Stephen James Taylor.
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001.
Based on the novel, "A long hard journey" by Frederick McKissack.
Audience
MPAA rating: R; for language and brief nudity.
Summary
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.
Awards
Image Awards, 2003: Image Award - Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special (Charles Dutton)
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Townsend, Robert, 1957-
Nowrasteh, Cyrus.
Braugher, Andre.
Dutton, Charles S.
Van Peebles, Mario.
Eyo, Karen.
McKissack, Fredrick. Long hard journey.
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Paramount Television.
Title
Ten thousand black men named George
ISBN/ISSN
0792189108
9780792189107
0097368037847
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