The Resource A son of Africa : the slave narrative of Olaudah Equiano, Aimimage Productions for the BBC ; producer, Hugh Williams ; director, Alrick Riley ; writer, Danny Padmore, (videorecording)

A son of Africa : the slave narrative of Olaudah Equiano, Aimimage Productions for the BBC ; producer, Hugh Williams ; director, Alrick Riley ; writer, Danny Padmore, (videorecording)

Label
A son of Africa : the slave narrative of Olaudah Equiano
Title
A son of Africa
Title remainder
the slave narrative of Olaudah Equiano
Statement of responsibility
Aimimage Productions for the BBC ; producer, Hugh Williams ; director, Alrick Riley ; writer, Danny Padmore
Title variation
Slave narrative of Olaudah Equiano
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A docudrama based on the book, The interesting narrative of the life of Oloudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vaasa the African, which was the first influential slave autobiography. When it was published in 1789, it fueled a growing anti-slavery movement in the U.S. and England. This production employs dramatic reconstruction, archival material and interviews with scholars. Equiano's narrative begins in the West African village where he was kidnapped into slavery in 1756. He was shipped to a Virginia plantation and then later sold again to a British naval officer. Here he learned to read and write, became a skilled trader, eventually bought his freedom and married into English society where he became a leading abolitionist
Cataloging source
CUY
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, James Aspinall ; editor, Greg Harris
LC call number
HT869.E6
LC item number
S665 2004
PerformerNote
  • Narrator: Cathy Tyson
  • Commentary: Hakim Adi (Middlesex U.), Stuart Hall, Ian Duffield. Actors: Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Frederick Annan
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1932-2014
  • 1745-1797
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Adi, Hakim
  • Hall, Stuart
  • Duffield, Ian
  • Kae-Kazim, Hakeem
  • Annan, Frederick
  • Tyson, Cathy
  • Williams, Hugh
  • Riley, Alrick
  • Padmore, Danny
  • Equiano, Olaudah
  • Aimimage Productions
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • California Newsreel (Firm)
Runtime
28
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Equiano, Olaudah
  • Slaves
  • Slaves
  • Blacks
  • African Americans
  • Freedmen
  • Abolitionists
  • Slavery
  • Slavery
  • Slave trade
  • Antislavery movements
  • Antislavery movements
  • Slaves' writings, English
  • United States
  • Great Britain
Technique
live action
Label
A son of Africa : the slave narrative of Olaudah Equiano, Aimimage Productions for the BBC ; producer, Hugh Williams ; director, Alrick Riley ; writer, Danny Padmore, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally produced for television in 1996
Bar code
  • 31223102221620
  • 31223102221612
  • 31223102221604
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (28 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)56844150
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A son of Africa : the slave narrative of Olaudah Equiano, Aimimage Productions for the BBC ; producer, Hugh Williams ; director, Alrick Riley ; writer, Danny Padmore, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Originally produced for television in 1996
Bar code
  • 31223102221620
  • 31223102221612
  • 31223102221604
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (28 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)56844150
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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