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James Baldwin the Price of the Ticket documentary collection : 716 items.

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James Baldwin the Price of the Ticket documentary collection : 716 items.

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Moving imageUse in library Sc MIRS James 1998Schomburg Center - Moving Image & Recorded Sound

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Additional Authors
  • Baldwin, James, 1924-1987.
  • Baraka, Amiri, 1934-2014.
  • Thorsen, Karen
  • Leeming, David Adams, 1937-
  • Styron, William, 1925-2006.
Description
  • 413 film reels
  • 113 videocassettes
  • 190 audiocassettes
Summary
Opening with his funeral in December, 1987, in the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, James Badwin the Price of the Ticket 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.
Subject
  • Baldwin, James, 1924-1987
  • James Baldwin the price of the ticket
  • American literature > African American authors
  • African American authors
  • African Americans > Social conditions > 20th century
  • African Americans > Intellectual life > 20th century
  • Racism > United States > History > 20th century
  • United States > Race relations > History > 20th century
Genre/Form
  • Biographical films.
  • Documentary films.
  • Nonfiction films.
Note
  • Originally presented on WNET as a segment of American Masters, August 9, 1989.
Call Number
Sc MIRS James 1998
OCLC
1344434324
Title
James Baldwin the Price of the Ticket documentary collection : 716 items.
Type of Content
two-dimensional moving image
spoken word
Type of Medium
projected
video
audio
Type of Carrier
film reel
videocassette
audiocassette
Added Author
Baldwin, James, 1924-1987.
Baraka, Amiri, 1934-2014.
Thorsen, Karen, film director.
Leeming, David Adams, 1937-
Styron, William, 1925-2006.
Research Call Number
Sc MIRS James 1998
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