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Cora unashamed [videorecording] /

by Rees, Marian; Peacock, Ann; Pratt, Deborah (Deborah M.); Taylor, Regina; Jones, Cherry; Muth, Ellen; Gaston, Michael; Sudduth, Kohl; Snyder, Arlen Dean; Pounder, C. C. H; Holzmann, Ernest; Moore, Debra I; Rushen, Patrice; Wagner, Karyn; Hughes, Langston; Paramount Pictures Corporation; ALT Films; PBS Home Video; Warner Home Video (Firm).
Type: materialTypeLabelVisual MaterialPublisher: Burbank, CA : Burbank, CA : PBS Home Video ; Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2000Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 95 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.ISBN: 0780633679 :; 841887050029.Subject(s): African American women domestics -- Iowa -- Drama | Mothers and daughters -- Iowa -- Drama | Children and adults -- Iowa -- DramaSummary: Drama, set in the 1920s and 1930s, about Cora Jenkins, who lives with her mother and daughter in a small town in Iowa. Cora, part of the only African American family in town, works as a servant for a middle class white family, the Studevants. Cora's daughter plays with the Studevants' daughter; the girls are the same age. When Cora loses her daughter, she begins to focus her caring on the young Studevant girl, who is treated coldly by her own domineering, class-conscious mother. We see Cora gradually gain a better sense of her role in the Studevant family and of herself, as time passes and the various relationships evolve
Item type Location Collection Call number Status Date due
DVDs DVDs Eleftheriades Library
DVDs VC 811.52 HUGHES (Browse shelf) Available
Videocassettes Videocassettes Eleftheriades Library
Videocassettes VC 811.52 HUGHES (Browse shelf) Available

Based on the short story by Langston Hughes

Originally broadcast as part of ExxonMobil masterpiece theatre's American collection

Followed by ca. 18 min. of programming about The American collection and about the story and making of Cora unashamed

Director of photography, Ernest Holzman ; editor, Debra I. Moore ; music, Patrice Rushen ; costume designer, Karyn Wagner

Regina Taylor, Cherry Jones, Ellen Muth, Michael Gaston, Kohl Sudduth, Arlen Dean Snyder, CCH Pounder

Drama, set in the 1920s and 1930s, about Cora Jenkins, who lives with her mother and daughter in a small town in Iowa. Cora, part of the only African American family in town, works as a servant for a middle class white family, the Studevants. Cora's daughter plays with the Studevants' daughter; the girls are the same age. When Cora loses her daughter, she begins to focus her caring on the young Studevant girl, who is treated coldly by her own domineering, class-conscious mother. We see Cora gradually gain a better sense of her role in the Studevant family and of herself, as time passes and the various relationships evolve

VHS/NTSC

Closed-captioned

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