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Boycott / HBO Films presents ; directed by Clark Johnson ; screenplay by Herman Daniel Farrell III and Timothy J. Sexton ; produced by Preston Holmes ; a Norman Twain production in association with Shelby Stone Productions ; Norman Twain Productions.

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Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg DVD 326.8 BOY (Text) 32826014263800 DVD Checked out 09/30/2020
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette DVD BOY (Text) DVD 31951004499429 Main Floor - DVDs In process -
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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (112 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : HBO Home Entertainment ; 2010.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Subtitle from container: Montgomery, Alabama, 1955.
Based on the book Daybreak of freedom, by Stewart Burns.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematography, David Hennings ; editor, Cindy Mollo ; music by Joseph Vitarelli.
Participant or Performer Note:
Jeffrey Wright, Terrence Howard, CCH Pounder, Carmen Ejogo, Reg E. Cathey, Brent Jennings, Shawn Michael Howard, Iris Little-Thomas, Erik Todd Dellums, Mike Hodge.
Summary, etc.:
In Birmingham in December 1955, Rosa Parks is arrested when she refuses to vacate her bus seat for a white man. Black citizens mount a boycott of the bus system in protest, giving birth to the modern civil rights movement and bringing to fame the young minister Martin Luther King, Jr.
System Details Note:
NTSC; region 1; 16:9 aspect ratio; Dolby surround (English) or stereo (Spanish) sound.
Language Note:
In English or dubbed Spanish; optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Montgomery Bus Boycott, Montgomery, Ala., 1955-1956 > Drama.
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 > Drama.
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005 > Drama.
Civil rights movements > Alabama > Birmingham > Drama.
African Americans > Civil rights > Alabama > Birmingham > Drama.
Birmingham (Ala.) > Race relations > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Historical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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