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Title The abolitionists [videorecording] / American Experience Films presents ; an Apograph Productions Inc. film for American Experience ; a production of WGBH ; written, produced & directed by Rob Rapley.
Published Boston : WGBH Educational Foundation ; Arlington, Va. : PBS Distribution, c2013.
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Description 1 videodisc (ca. 180 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally broadcast on the television series, "The American experience."
Credits Editors, John Chimples, Aljernon Tunsil ; cinematography, Tim Cragg ; original music, Tom Phillips ; narrator, Oliver Platt.
Contents Part 1. (54 min.) Introduction -- Angelina's religious struggle -- Slavery and the American economy -- The Liberator -- The postal campaign -- Garrison faces a mob -- Angelina & Theodore Weld -- Leaving the American anti-slavery society.
Part 2. (54 min.) Introduction -- Douglass escapes slavery -- Douglass flees to Great Britain -- The North Star -- Harriet's loss -- The great compromise -- Uncle Tom's cabin.
Part 3. (54 min.) Introduction -- Battle over Kansas -- Raid on Harpers Ferry -- The Civil War begins -- The Emancipation Proclamation -- Victory.
System Reqs DVD, Region 1, widescreen, 5.1 surround.
Audience Not rated.
Performer Richard Brooks, Neal Huff, Jeanine Serralles, Kate Lyn Sheil, T. Ryder Smith.
Summary "Radicals. Agitators. Troublemakers. Liberators. Called many names, the abolitionists tore the nation apart in order to create a more perfect union. Men and women, black and white, Northerners and Southerners, poor and wealthy, these passionate anti-slavery activists fought body and soul in the most important civil rights crusade in American history"--Container.
Language In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879.
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895.
Grimké, Angelina Emily, 1805-1879.
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896.
Brown, John, 1800-1859.
Slavery -- United States -- History.
Abolitionists -- United States.
Antislavery movements -- United States.
Genre Documentary television programs.
Historical television programs.
Biographical television programs.
Television programs for the hearing impaired.
Nonfiction television programs.
Related Names Rapley, Rob, Screenwriter, Producer, Director.
Brooks, Richard, 1962- Actor.
Huff, Neal, Actor.
Serralles, Jeanine, Actor.
Sheil, Kate Lyn, Actor.
Smith, T. Ryder, Actor.
Platt, Oliver, Narrator.
Phillips, Tom, Composer.
American Experience Films.
Apograph Productions.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
WGBH Educational Foundation.
PBS Distribution (Firm)
Related Titles American experience (Television program)
ISBN 9781608838332
1608838331
Standard # 841887018364
Publisher # ABOL601 PBS
OCLC number 822336263