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The piano lesson / Hallmark Hall of Fame Productions ; produced by August Wilson ; directed by Lloyd Richards ; teleplay by August Wilson.

Record details

  • ISBN: 1574922815 (vhs)
  • Physical Description: 1 videocassette (104 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Hallmark Home Entertainment : 1998.

Content descriptions

General Note: Based on the play by August Wilson.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Paul Elliott; production design, Jim Newport; editor, Jim Oliver; music, Stephen James Taylor.
Participant or Performer Note: Charles S. Dutton, Alfre Woodard, Carl Gordon, Tommy Holis, Lou Myers.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note: Originally released as a made for television movie in 1995.
Summary, etc.: A brother and sister squabble over selling a piano with decorative carvings made by their great grandfather during his slave days that tells the history of their family.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: PG.
System Details Note: VHS, stereo.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: For private home use only.
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Subject: Wilson, August > Film and video adaptations.
Families > Drama.
African Americans > Race identity > Drama.
Genre: Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.

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