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The Resource Boycott, HBO Films ; directed by Clark Johnson ; screenplay by Herman Daniel Farrell III and Timothy J. Sexton ; executive producer, Norman Twain, Shelby Stone ; produced by Preston Holmes ; a Norman Twain production in association with Shelby Stone Productions ; director of photography, David Hennings, (DVD)

Boycott, HBO Films ; directed by Clark Johnson ; screenplay by Herman Daniel Farrell III and Timothy J. Sexton ; executive producer, Norman Twain, Shelby Stone ; produced by Preston Holmes ; a Norman Twain production in association with Shelby Stone Productions ; director of photography, David Hennings, (DVD)

Label
Boycott
Title
Boycott
Statement of responsibility
HBO Films ; directed by Clark Johnson ; screenplay by Herman Daniel Farrell III and Timothy J. Sexton ; executive producer, Norman Twain, Shelby Stone ; produced by Preston Holmes ; a Norman Twain production in association with Shelby Stone Productions ; director of photography, David Hennings
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
In the winter of 1955 in the deep south, Rosa Parks, a single black woman on a public bus, is arrested when she chooses a "whites only" seat. Her action and the reaction of the authorities helps birth the modern civil rights movement in the United States, and makes her an inspiring icon and lodestone to all involved with the struggle for equality, including a young Martin Luther King
Awards note
AFI Awards, U.S.A.: 2002, AFI TV Award - AFI Actor of the Year - Male - Movie or Mini-Series (Jeffrey Wright)
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Co-producer, James Bigwood ; production designer, Charles C. Bennett ; editor, Cindy Mollo ; music by Joseph Vitarelli ; additional music by Stephen James Taylor
Dewey number
  • 791.43/72
  • 791.45/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
In English (surround) or dubbed Spanish (stereo) soundtrack with optional subtitles in English, Spanish, or French; closed captioned
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.B696 2001
PerformerNote
Jeffrey Wright, Terrence Howard, C.C.H. Pounder, Carmen Ejogo, Reg E. Cathey, Brent Jennings, Shawn Michael Howard, Iris Little-Thomas, Erik Todd Dellums, Mike Hodge
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1954-
  • 1959-
  • 1958-
  • 1974-
  • 1964-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Johnson, Clark
  • Farrell, Herman Daniel
  • Sexton, Timothy J.
  • Twain, Norman
  • Stone, Shelby
  • Holmes, Preston
  • Hennings, David
  • Wright, Jeffrey
  • Howard, Terrence
  • Pounder, C. C. H
  • Ejogo, Carmen
  • Cathey, Reg E
  • Jennings, Brent
  • Howard, Shawn Michael
  • Little-Thomas, Iris
  • Dellums, Erik Todd
  • Hodge, Mike
  • Vitarelli, Joseph
  • Burns, Stewart
  • HBO Films
  • Shelby Stone Productions
  • HBO Video (Firm)
Runtime
113
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • King, Martin Luther
  • Parks, Rosa
  • Civil rights movements
  • African Americans
  • Biographical television programs
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Technique
live action
Label
Boycott, HBO Films ; directed by Clark Johnson ; screenplay by Herman Daniel Farrell III and Timothy J. Sexton ; executive producer, Norman Twain, Shelby Stone ; produced by Preston Holmes ; a Norman Twain production in association with Shelby Stone Productions ; director of photography, David Hennings, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a television motion picture in 2001
  • Based on the book : Daybreak of freedom / by Stewart Burns
  • Special features: Director's commentary (Clark Johnson); Featurette; Cast & director bios (Wright, Howard, Ejogo, Johnson); Historical background notes : "Milestones in civil rights history" (timeline), Verbatim- "Spreading the word" (quotes from civil rights figures), "Boycott by the numbers" (comparison index), "Time capsule: back with humility" (Time magazine article, 1956), "Q & A with Stewart Burns and Henry Gates Jr.", "Who's who- the leaders" (Leaders of the Montgomery Bus Boycott); References : "Books" (suggested reading), "Video/Multimedia" (suggested viewing); web links
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen 16:9 format.
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883316481387
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
91779
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 435170
  • (OCoLC)48775225
  • (OCoLC)ocm48775225
  • 435170
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC; aspect (16.); Dolby surround, stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Boycott, HBO Films ; directed by Clark Johnson ; screenplay by Herman Daniel Farrell III and Timothy J. Sexton ; executive producer, Norman Twain, Shelby Stone ; produced by Preston Holmes ; a Norman Twain production in association with Shelby Stone Productions ; director of photography, David Hennings, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a television motion picture in 2001
  • Based on the book : Daybreak of freedom / by Stewart Burns
  • Special features: Director's commentary (Clark Johnson); Featurette; Cast & director bios (Wright, Howard, Ejogo, Johnson); Historical background notes : "Milestones in civil rights history" (timeline), Verbatim- "Spreading the word" (quotes from civil rights figures), "Boycott by the numbers" (comparison index), "Time capsule: back with humility" (Time magazine article, 1956), "Q & A with Stewart Burns and Henry Gates Jr.", "Who's who- the leaders" (Leaders of the Montgomery Bus Boycott); References : "Books" (suggested reading), "Video/Multimedia" (suggested viewing); web links
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen 16:9 format.
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883316481387
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
91779
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 435170
  • (OCoLC)48775225
  • (OCoLC)ocm48775225
  • 435170
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC; aspect (16.); Dolby surround, stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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