The Resource The River Niger, Cine Artists Pictures Corp. ; produced by Sidney Beckermann/Isaac L. Jones ; directed by Krishna Shah ; screenplay by Joseph A. Walker. Death of a prophet / written, produced, and directed by Woodie King Jr.; associate producer, Gloria Mitchell, (DVD)

The River Niger, Cine Artists Pictures Corp. ; produced by Sidney Beckermann/Isaac L. Jones ; directed by Krishna Shah ; screenplay by Joseph A. Walker. Death of a prophet / written, produced, and directed by Woodie King Jr.; associate producer, Gloria Mitchell, (DVD)

Label
The River Niger
Title
The River Niger
Statement of responsibility
Cine Artists Pictures Corp. ; produced by Sidney Beckermann/Isaac L. Jones ; directed by Krishna Shah ; screenplay by Joseph A. Walker. Death of a prophet / written, produced, and directed by Woodie King Jr.; associate producer, Gloria Mitchell
Contributor
Actor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The River Niger: A house-painter/poet struggles to support his cancer-plagued wife. Death of a prophet: Combines documentary footage with reenactments to weave a fascinating work. A suspense thriller which follows the events in the final 24 hours of the life of religious and political leader Malcolm X
Related
Cataloging source
HHD
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
The River Niger: Rated R. Death of a prophet: Rated 13; not suitable for under 13 years; violence
PerformerNote
  • The River Niger: Cicely Tyson, James Earl Jones, Lou Gossett, Jr., Glynn Turman
  • Death of a prophet: Morgan Freeman, Yolanda King, Ossie Davis, Mansoor Najee-ullah, Sam Singleton, Tommy Redmond Hicks
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1936-
  • 1937-
  • 1935-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Tyson, Cicely
  • Jones, James Earl
  • Gossett, Louis
  • Shah, Krishna
  • King, Woodie
  • Davis, Ossie
  • Freeman, Morgan
  • King, Yolanda
  • Platinum Disc Corporation
  • Najee-ullah, Mansoor
  • Walker, Joseph A.
Runtime
165
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American families
  • African Americans
  • X, Malcolm
  • Black power
  • Black Muslims
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The River Niger, Cine Artists Pictures Corp. ; produced by Sidney Beckermann/Isaac L. Jones ; directed by Krishna Shah ; screenplay by Joseph A. Walker. Death of a prophet / written, produced, and directed by Woodie King Jr.; associate producer, Gloria Mitchell, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Two feature films on one DVD; originally produced separately as motion pictures
  • The River Niger: based on the Tony award winning play by Joseph A. Walker
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
The River Niger (1976,105 min.) -- Death of a prophet (1981, 60 min.)
Control code
ocm57428214
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (105, 60 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
15529
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
a690163
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The River Niger, Cine Artists Pictures Corp. ; produced by Sidney Beckermann/Isaac L. Jones ; directed by Krishna Shah ; screenplay by Joseph A. Walker. Death of a prophet / written, produced, and directed by Woodie King Jr.; associate producer, Gloria Mitchell, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Two feature films on one DVD; originally produced separately as motion pictures
  • The River Niger: based on the Tony award winning play by Joseph A. Walker
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
The River Niger (1976,105 min.) -- Death of a prophet (1981, 60 min.)
Control code
ocm57428214
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (105, 60 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
15529
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
a690163
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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