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James Baldwin : the price of the ticket

Title
James Baldwin : the price of the ticket / directed by Karen Thorsen.
Publication
United States : PBS, 1989.

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Additional Authors
  • Baldwin, James, 1924-1987.
  • Baldwin, David.
  • Angelou, Maya
  • Baraka, Amiri, 1934-2014
  • Styron, William, 1925-2006.
  • Short, Bobby.
  • Leeming, David.
  • Thorsen, Karen
  • Miles, William, 1931-2013.
  • Maysles Films.
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
  • Nobody Knows Productions.
  • World Institute of Black Communications.
  • CEBA Collection.
Description
1 videocassette (87 min.) : sound, color with black and white segments; 1/2 in.
Summary
Opening with his funeral in December, 1987, in the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, this film traces the life history and accomplishments of author James Baldwin. Includes interviews with friends, family members, and colleagues, including Maya Angelou, Amiri Baraka, David Baldwin, his biographer David Leeming, William Styron, Bobby Short and others as well as readings from his works and scenes from his plays.
Uniform Title
American masters (Television program)
Alternative Title
Price of the ticket.
Subjects
Note
  • Originally presented on WNET as a segment of American Masters, August 9, 1989.
  • This program forms part of the Communications Excellence to Black Audiences (CEBA) Award collection, a competition sponsored by the World Institute of Black Communications, inc.
Credits (note)
  • Produced by Karen Thorsen & William Miles. Written by Karen Thorsen, Douglas K. Dempsey. Executive producers, Susan Lacy, Albert Maysles. A Karen Thorsen production in association with Maysles Films Inc. & WNET, New York.
Call Number
Sc Visual VRA-203
OCLC
NYPG92-F365
Title
James Baldwin : the price of the ticket / directed by Karen Thorsen.
Imprint
United States : PBS, 1989.
Country of Producing Entity
United States.
Credits
Produced by Karen Thorsen & William Miles. Written by Karen Thorsen, Douglas K. Dempsey. Executive producers, Susan Lacy, Albert Maysles. A Karen Thorsen production in association with Maysles Films Inc. & WNET, New York.
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Added Author
Baldwin, James, 1924-1987.
Baldwin, David. Interviewee
Angelou, Maya, interviewee.
Baraka, Amiri, 1934-2014, interviewee.
Styron, William, 1925-2006. Interviewee
Short, Bobby. Interviewee
Leeming, David. Interviewee
Thorsen, Karen, film director.
Miles, William, 1931-2013. Producer
Maysles Films.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Nobody Knows Productions.
World Institute of Black Communications.
CEBA Collection.
Added Title
American masters (Television program)
Price of the ticket.
Research Call Number
Sc Visual VRA-203
Sc Visual VRB 1668-1669 U-matic
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