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Marian Anderson [videorecording] / WETA, Washington, D.C. ; produced by Dante J. James ; written by Juan Williams.

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  • ISBN: 1561278513 :
  • Physical Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
  • Publisher: West Long Branch, NJ : Kultur, [1998], c1991.

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Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Rick Malkames; editor, Anthony Black; narrator, Avery Brooks.
Summary, etc.:
A biography of virtuosa Marian Anderson from the time she sang spirituals as a child at the Union Baptist Church in Philadelphia to the beginning of her classical career in Europe in the 1930's, her return to the United States, her eventual appearance at the New York Metropolitan Opera in 1955 (the first black person to perform there), to her retirement in 1965, "a national treasure."
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Language Note:
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Subject: Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993
African American women singers > Biography.
Films for the hearing impaired

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