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NightJohn / Hallmark Entertainment and Sarabande Productions ; in association with the Disney Channel ; executive producer, David Manson.

Manson, David, 1952- (Added Author). Bridges, Beau. (Added Author). Lumbly, Carl. (Added Author). Toussaint, Lorraine, 1960- (Added Author). Paulsen, Gary. Nightjohn. (Added Author). Hallmark Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Sarabande Productions. (Added Author). Disney Channel (Firm) (Added Author). Hallmark Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Platinum Disc Corporation. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 6 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 7 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brownstown PL - Brownstown YADVD NIGHTJO (Text) 79361000050179 Young Adult Fiction DVDs Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola YA DVD (Text) 33118000147374 Young Adult: DVD Available -
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Brookville PL DVD NIG (Text) 38217000428504 DVD-Pink Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg DVD NIG (Text) 32826011552817 DVD Checked out 12/13/2018
Princeton PL - Princeton DVD Movie Night (Text) 30890000226389 DVD/Blu-ray Upper Level Available -
Starke Co PL - Koontz Lake Branch (Walkerton) DRA NIG2981 (Text) 30141001081005 DVD DRAMA Available -
Thorntown PL - Thorntown DVD FIC NIG (Text) 30034000846256 Adult DVD Collection Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: La Crosse, WI : Platinum Disc, [2005]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the book by Gary Paulsen.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Charles Burnett ; teleplay by Bill Cain.
Participant or Performer Note:
Beau Bridges, Carl Lumbly, Lorraine Toussaint, Bill Cobbs, Kathleen York, Gabriel Casseus, Allison Jones.
Summary, etc.:
When a new slave named NightJohn is brought to the plantation, he opens a whole new world for Sarny because he has forbidden talents. He can read and also he can teach. As she learns to read she learns the power of words and the unconquerable strength of the human spirit.
Target Audience Note:
Rated PG-13.
System Details Note:
Language Note:
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Subject: Slavery > Drama.
African Americans > Books and reading > Drama.
Reading > Drama.
Paulsen, Gary > Film and video adaptations.
Genre: Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Adaptation > Feature.

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