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Uniform Title American experience (Television program) Abolitionists.
Title The abolitionists / American Experience Films presents ; written, produced and directed by Rob Rapley ; an Apograph Productions Incorporated film for American Experience ; a production of WGBH.

Publication Info. Boston, Mass. : WGBH Educational Foundation ; [2013]
Arlington, Va. : PBS Distribution, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  DVD 973.7114 ABOLITIONISTS    Check Shelf
 Bloomfield, McMahon Wintonbury Library - Adult Department  DVD 326 ABO    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  DVD326 AB75    Check Shelf
 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  DVD 326.8 ABOLITIONISTS    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD 973.7114 RAP    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Non Fiction  DVD 326.8 ABOLITIONISTS    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction DVD  DVD 326.8 ABOLITIONISTS    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult DVD, Nonfiction  DVD 326.8092 ABO    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  AD DVD ABOLITIONISTS    Check Shelf
 Portland Public Library - Adult Department  DVD 973.7114 ABO    Check Shelf

Description 1 videodisc (circa 180 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
digital video surround rda
video file DVD rda
Television program
System Details DVD, NTSC, Region 1, widescreen, 5.1 surround.
Language Closed-captioned in English with optional English subtitles.
Cast Featuring: Richard Brooks, Neal Huff, Jeanine Serralles, Kate Lyn Sheil, T. Ryder Smith ; narrated by Oliver Platt.
Note Originally broadcast on the television series, "The American experience" in 2013.
Credits Edited by John Chimples, Aljernon Tunsil ; cinematography by Tim Cragg ; original music, Tom Phillips ; production designer, Akeime Mitterlehner ; costume designer, Deborah Newhall ; art directors, R. Mark Hughes, Elise Viola ; set decorator, Jim Williams ; executive producer, Sharon Grimberg.
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.
Contents Part 1. (54 minutes) Introduction -- Angelina's religious struggle -- Slavery and the American economy -- The Liberator -- The postal campaign -- Garrison faces a mob -- Angelina and Theodore Weld -- Leaving the American anti-slavery society.
Part 2. (54 minutes) 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 minutes) Introduction -- Battle over Kansas -- Raid on Harpers Ferry -- The Civil War begins -- The Emancipation Proclamation -- Victory.
Subject Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 -- Drama.
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 -- Drama.
Grimké, Angelina Emily, 1805-1879 -- Drama.
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896 -- Drama.
Brown, John, 1800-1859 -- Drama.
Video recordings.
DVD-Video discs.
Slavery -- United States -- History.
Abolitionists -- United States.
Antislavery movements -- United States.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Video recordings.
DVD-Video discs.
Documentary television programs.
Historical television programs.
Biographical television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Television programs -- United States.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Rapley, Rob. Screenwriter. Producer. Director.
Grimberg, Sharon. Producer.
Brooks, Richard, 1962- Actor.
Huff, Neal. Actor.
Serralles, Jeanine. Actor.
Sheil, Kate Lyn. Actor.
Smith, T. Ryder. Actor.
Platt, Oliver. Narrator.
Chimples, John. Film editor.
Tunsil, Aljernon. Film editor.
Cragg, Tim. Cinematographer.
Phillips, Tom. Composer.
Mitterlehner, Akeime. Artistic director.
Newhall, Deborah. Costume designer.
Hughes, R. Mark. Artistic director.
Viola, Elise. Artistic director.
Williams, Jim. Set designer.
American Experience Films.
Apograph Productions.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
WGBH Educational Foundation.
PBS Distribution (Firm)
Added Title American experience (Television program)
ISBN 9781608838332
Standard No. 841887018364
Music No. ABOL601 PBS
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