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Saturday, December 15, 2012

The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974)













Starring:
  • Cicely Tyson
  • Eric Brown
  • Richard Dysart
Storyline
In February, 1962, as the civil rights movement reaches Bayonne, Louisiana, a New York journalist arrives to interview Jane Pittman, who has just turned 110. She tells him her story dating back to her earliest memories before slavery ended, a long walk toward freedom, marriage to Joe Pittman, her adopted son Ned's work as an educator, helping to raise Jimmy, who returns as a civil rights worker, and her own decision to become involved in contemporary issues. In between the chapters of her life, the present-day struggles of Blacks in Bayonne, urged on by Jimmy, are dramatized.

6 comments:

F.A.Ellis said...

I like this movie.Cicely Tyson was great in this movie.

Anonymous said...

Oscar Micheaux Movies

Lying Lips
http://archive.org/details/lying_lips_ipod

Swing!
http://archive.org/details/swing-1938

Within our Gates
http://archive.org/details/withinOurGates1920

Murder in Harlem
http://archive.org/details/Murder_in_Harlem

Ten Minutes to live
http://archive.org/details/TenMinutestoLive

Other Race Movies of the early 20th Century

Race Movies: The Popular Art of the 1920's (1985)
http://archive.org/details/gov.ntis.ava16475vnb1

Duke is Tops 1938
http://archive.org/details/TheDukeisTops

Miracle in Harlem
http://archive.org/details/MiracleinHarlem


Peace and Love Y'all!

Self-Science said...

Thanks Anonymous!!! AWESOME. This really helps cover the very few 1920s movies. Very grateful.

Anonymous said...

HALLELUJAH full movie
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44RC9ujWdHc

No problem!! IN the future, if I find more of these rare oldies, I will post these up in the comment section.
Cheers!! :)

Anonymous said...

Just found more on this easy Sunday Afternoon-many are on the archive.org site. :)

God's Stepchildren (1938) - Oscar Micheaux
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-KdG0rIRXOM

Boarding House Blues (1948) - Moms Mabley
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K2XQnqy33qc


HERB JEFFIRES MOVIES
Harlem rides the Range
http://archive.org/details/harlem_rides_the_range

The Bronze Buckaroo
http://archive.org/details/bronze_buckaroo

Two Gun from Harlem (1937)
http://archive.org/details/two_gun_man_from_harlem

Rhythm and Blues Revue (1955)
http://archive.org/details/rhythm_blues_review_ipod


That's all for now folks! :)

Self-Science said...

Thanks again Anonymous! This is really a big contribution to the blog. I would like for you to contact me via email so we can discuss this movies you have provided if you don't mind.

selfscience06@gmail.com

Thank

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