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Title NightJohn [(DVD) videorecording] / Hallmark Entertainment and Sarabande Productions ; in association with the Disney Channel ; executive producer, David Manson.

Publication Info. La Crosse, WI : Platinum Disc, [2005]
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Description 1 videodisc (approximately 96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD.
Performer Beau Bridges, Carl Lumbly, Lorraine Toussaint, Bill Cobbs, Kathleen York, Gabriel Casseus, Allison Jones.
Credits Directed by Charles Burnett ; teleplay by Bill Cain.
Note Based on the book by Gary Paulsen.
Rated PG-13.
Language Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Summary When a new slave named NightJohn is brought to the plantation, he opens a whole new world for Sarny because he has forbidden talents. He can read and also he can teach. As she learns to read she learns the power of words and the unconquerable strength of the human spirit.
Subject Slavery -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
African Americans -- Books and reading -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Reading -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Feature films.
Made-for-TV movies.
Added Author Manson, David, 1952-
Bridges, Beau.
Lumbly, Carl.
Toussaint, Lorraine, 1960-
Paulsen, Gary. Nightjohn.
Hallmark Entertainment (Firm)
Sarabande Productions.
Disney Channel (Firm)
Hallmark Home Entertainment (Firm)
Platinum Disc Corporation.
Standard No. 096009317898
Music No. 31789 Platinum Disc
31789 Echo Bridge Home Entertainment
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