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Shelley Duvall's Tall tales & legends : John Henry / Platypus Productions, Inc. ; Gaylord Production Company ; producer, Bridget Terry ; teleplay, Samm-Art Williams ; director, Ray Danton.

Glover, Danny. (Added Author). Hulce, Tom, 1953- (Added Author). Whitfield, Lynn. (Added Author). Duvall, Shelley, 1949- (Added Author). Terry, Bridget. (Added Author). Danton, Ray, 1931-1992 (Added Author). Platypus Productions. (Added Author). Gaylord Production Co. (Added Author). KOCH Vision (Firm) (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe Public Library - Alexandria jDVD B HEN (Text) 37521530683301 AMPL Juvenile DVD Available -
Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library - Greensburg J DVD SHE (Text) 32826011622420 J DVD Available -
Greentown Public Library - Greentown DVD JOHN (Text) 75342000074872 DVD Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library J DVD Shelley (Text) 31208911723361 children audiovisual Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1417228407
  • ISBN: 9781417228409
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 54 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Port Washington, NY : Koch Vision, c2005, 1987.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a television production in 1987.
Participant or Performer Note: Danny Glover, Thomas Hulce, Lynn Whitfield, Barry Corbin, Thelma Houston, Lou Rawls, James Louis Watkins, E'lon Cox, David Donham, Jadii Johnson, Christopher Burton, Rich Reynolds, Lemoria English, Kendall Mayes, Elsie Sniffen, Michael Higins, Bubba Car, Melissa Hurley.
Summary, etc.: Big as a mountain, with arms as big as oak trees, John Henry must prove he can do his job better than a machine.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD; full screen (4x3) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Subject: John Henry (Legendary character) > Juvenile films.
African Americans > Folklore > Juvenile films.
Genre: Children's films.

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