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Title The sty of the blind pig [electronic resource] / a presentation of KCET Los Angeles ; directed by Ivan Dixon ; produced by George Turpin.
Published [New York, NY] : Broadway Theatre Archive, c2001.
Description 1 streaming video (96 min.)
Note Filmed presentation of the play by Phillip Hayes Dean.
Originally published as a videocassette.
Originally produced in 1974 as part of the program Hollywood television theatre.
Summary Dean's powerful drama is about an uprooted black family (mother, daughter, uncle) living in Chicago during the time that civil rights leaders were starting to organize protest marches in the South. The family members essentially accept the old values and cherish what they love, and are uncomfortable by marches and talks of fighting. A blind street singer intrudes briefly into their lives, with shattering effect. Who shall overcome?
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2009. (Theatre in video). Available via World Wide Web.
Genre Internet videos.
Related Names Dean, Phillip Hayes.
Dixon, Ivan, 1931-2008.
Moore, Phil, 1918-1987.
Alice, Mary, 1941- Actor.
Crothers, Scat Man, Actor.
Norman, Madie, 1912-1998, Actor.
Ward, Richard, 1915-1979, Actor.
Broadway Theatre Archive.
KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)
Related Titles Hollywood television theatre (Television program)
Theatre in video.
Collection Title Alexander Street Press