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Title: The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
Copy #: 1
Status: available
Duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes
Media: 2 DVDs
Keywords: Jane Pittman, Cicely Tyson, Slavery


This highly acclaimed drama, based on the epic by Ernest J. Gaines, eloquently covers the story of the American Experience-from Civil War to the Civil Rights movement-all told from the memories of a fictional 110-year-old former slave Miss Jane Pittman (Cicely Tyson). Ms. Tyson's tour-de-force performance earned her two Emmy's, best actress and actress of the year in 1974. All total this incredible film earned nine Emmys.