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Title The abolitionists / American Experience Films presents ; written, produced & directed by Rob Rapley ; an Apograph Productions Inc. film for American Experience ; a production of WGBH.

Published Boston : WGBH Educational Foundation ; Arlington, Va. : PBS Distribution, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store  326.80922 ABOL MJ28  Region 1    AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 videodisc (approximately 180 minutes) : sound, colour with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Notes Originally broadcast on the television series, "The American experience" in 2013.
Credits Edited by John Chimples, Aljernon Tunsil ; cinematography by Tim Cragg ; original music, Tom Phillips ; production designer, Akeime Mitterlehner ; costume designer, Deborah Newhall ; art directors, R. Mark Hughes, Elise Viola ; set decorator, Jim Williams ; executive producer, Sharon Grimberg.
Contents Part 1. (54 min.) Introduction -- Angelina's religious struggle -- Slavery and the American economy -- The Liberator -- The postal campaign -- Garrison faces a mob -- Angelina & Theodore Weld -- Leaving the American anti-slavery society.
Part 2. (54 min.) Introduction -- Douglass escapes slavery -- Douglass flees to Great Britain -- The North Star -- Harriet's loss -- The great compromise -- Uncle Tom's cabin.
Part 3. (54 min.) Introduction -- Battle over Kansas -- Raid on Harpers Ferry -- The Civil War begins -- The Emancipation Proclamation -- Victory.
Performers Featuring: Richard Brooks, Neal Huff, Jeanine Serralles, Kate Lyn Sheil, T. Ryder Smith ; narrated by Oliver Platt.
Summary "Radicals. Agitators. Troublemakers. Liberators. Called many names, the abolitionists tore the nation apart in order to create a more perfect union. Men and women, black and white, Northerners and Southerners, poor and wealthy, these passionate anti-slavery activists fought body and soul in the most important civil rights crusade in American history"--Container.
System notes DVD, NTSC, Region 1, widescreen, 5.1 surround.
Language notes Closed-captioned in English with optional English subtitles.
Other author Grimberg, Sharon, producer.
Rapley, Rob, author of screenplay, producer, director.
Brooks, Richard, 1962- actor.
Huff, Neal, actor.
Serralles, Jeanine, actor.
Sheil, Kate Lyn, actor.
Smith, T. Ryder, actor.
Platt, Oliver, narrator.
Chimples, John, film editor.
Tunsil, Aljernon, film editor.
Cragg, Tim, director of photography.
Phillips, Tom, composer.
Mitterlehner, Akeime, artistic director.
Newhall, Deborah, costume designer.
Hughes, R. Mark, artistic director.
Viola, Elise, artistic director.
Williams, Jim, set designer.
American Experience Films.
Apograph Productions.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
WGBH Educational Foundation.
PBS Distribution (Firm)
Subject Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879. -- Drama.
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895. -- Drama.
Grimké, Angelina Emily, 1805-1879. -- Drama.
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896. -- Drama.
Brown, John, 1800-1859. -- Drama.
Video recordings.
DVD-Video discs.
Slavery -- United States -- History.
Abolitionists -- United States.
Antislavery movements -- United States.
Feature films.
Video recordings.
DVD-Video discs.
Documentary television programs.
Historical television programs.
Biographical television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Television programs -- United States.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other uniform title American experience (Television program)
Standard Number 841887018364
ISBN 9781608838332
Publisher Number ABOL601 PBS