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Title For us, the living : the Medgar Evers story / directed by Michael Schultz ; screenplay by Ossie Davis and J. Kenneth Rotcop ; produced by J. Kenneth Rotcop ; Charles Fries Productions.

Publication Info. Chicago, IL : Olive Films, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD FOR US THE LIVING    Check Shelf
 Wethersfield Public Library - DVDs  DVD 791.43 FOR    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (87 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical mono Dolby Digital rda
video file DVD video rda
Motion picture.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital.
Cast Howard E. Rollins Jr., Irene Cara, Margaret Avery, Roscoe Lee Browne, Laurence Fishburne, Janet MacLachlan, Paul Winfield.
Credits Director of photography, Alan J. Kozlowski ; editor, Harry Keramidas ; music, Gerald Fried.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1983.
Widescreen (1.85:1).
Summary Medgar Evers was a former insurance salesman turned field secretary for the NAACP, and who was instrumental in organizing boycotts against discriminating southern white merchants and the desegregation of the University of Mississippi.
Note Based on the book by Mrs. Medgar Evers with William Peters.
Subject Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925-1963 -- Drama.
Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925-1963. (OCoLC)fst00318099
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Mississippi -- Jackson -- Drama.
Jackson (Miss.) -- Race relations -- Drama.
Civil rights workers -- Mississippi -- Jackson -- Biography -- Drama.
African Americans -- Civil rights. (OCoLC)fst00799575
Civil rights workers. (OCoLC)fst00862721
Race relations. (OCoLC)fst01086509
Mississippi -- Jackson. (OCoLC)fst01205500
Genre/Form Feature films.
Biographical films.
Biographical films. (OCoLC)fst01710277
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Schultz, Michael, 1938- film director.
Davis, Ossie, screenwriter.
Rotcop, Ken, screenwriter, film producer.
Rollins, Howard E., 1950-1996, actor.
Cara, Irene, 1959- actor.
Avery, Margaret, actor.
Browne, Roscoe Lee, actor.
Kozlowski, Alan, director of photography.
Keramidas, Harry, editor of moving image work.
Fried, Gerald, composer.
Based on: Evers-Williams, Myrlie. For us, the living.
Charles Fries Productions, production company.
Olive Films, publisher.
Added Title Medgar Evers story
Standard No. 887090108904
Music No. OF1089 Olive Films
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