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August Wilson : the ground on which I stand

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  • DVD 921 W74545A (CEN, POW)

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English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.


Featuring: Viola Davis, Charles Dutton, Laurence Fishburne, James Earl Jones, Suzan-Lori Parks, Phylicia Rashad.

Publication Information

[Boston] : PBS Distribution, [2015]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (approximately 90 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


Not rated.


Explore the life and legacy of August Wilson, the playwright some call America's Shakespeare, who chronicled the twentieth-century black experience.


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Originally broadcast on PBS as an episode of American masters in 2015.

Special features: Interview with the filmmaker Sam Pollard ; bonus videos: Costume designer stories, James Earl Jones, Red Door.

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