Thorsen, Karen., Miles, William,, Dempsey, Douglas K., Lacy, Susan., Maysles, Albert., Angelou, Maya., Baraka, Amiri,, Reed, Ishmael,, Styron, William,, Lenzer, Don.Olswang, Steven. (Eds.) () James Baldwin :the price of the ticketMLA Citation
Thorsen, Karen., Miles, William,, Dempsey, Douglas K., Lacy, Susan., Maysles, Albert., Angelou, Maya., Baraka, Amiri,, Reed, Ishmael,, Styron, William,, Lenzer, Don.Olswang, Steven., eds. James Baldwin: The Price Of The Ticket. : . Print.
James Baldwin : the price of the ticket /
a Nobody Knows Productions, Maysles Films, Inc., American Masters presentation of a Karen Thorsen film ; directed by Karen Thorsen ; produced by Karen Thorsen & William Miles ; co-produced by Douglas K. Dempsey ; written by Karen Thorsen, Douglas K. Dempsey ; executive producers, Susan Lacy, Albert Maysles ; a Karen Thorsen production in association with Maysles Films, Inc. & WNET, New York.
|Physical Description:||1 videodisc (87 min.) : sound, color with black & white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
|Distributed:||San Francisco, Calif. : California Newsreel, |
|Summary:||Presents a look at the life and influence of author James Baldwin, at once a major twentieth century American author, a Civil Rights activist and, for two crucial decades, a prophetic voice calling Americans, Black and white, to confront their shared racial tragedy. Through interviews with writers and friends, this documentary captures the passionate intellect and courageous writing of a man who was born Black, impoverished, gifted and gay.
|Performer:||Commentary: Maya Angelou, Amiri Baraka, Ishmael Reed, William Styron.
|Notes:||May not play on all computers.
Originally produced in 1989; broadcast on the television documentary series American masters.
Thorsen, Karen. director, producer, screenwriter.
Miles, William, 1931-2013. producer.
Dempsey, Douglas K. producer, screenwriter.
Lacy, Susan. producer.
Maysles, Albert. producer.
Angelou, Maya. commentator.
Baraka, Amiri, 1934-2014, commentator.
Reed, Ishmael, 1938- commentator.
Styron, William, 1925-2006. commentator.
Lenzer, Don. director of photography.
Olswang, Steven. editor moving image work.
Nobody Knows Productions. production company.
Maysles Films. production company.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.), production company.
California Newsreel (Firm)