The Resource Chester Himes: A Rage In Harlem, Internationally Acclaimed Writer, (evideo)

Chester Himes: A Rage In Harlem, Internationally Acclaimed Writer, (evideo)

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Chester Himes: A Rage In Harlem, Internationally Acclaimed Writer
Title
Chester Himes: A Rage In Harlem, Internationally Acclaimed Writer
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A RAGE IN HARLEM, INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED WRITER. CHESTER HIMES born 1909 in Jefferson, Missouri into a middle class academic black family was an internationally acclaimed African American writer who created a violent and cynical picture of the black experience in America by writing about his encounters with racism. This program is a moving portrait of a man who used his literary talents to vent his rage against an unjust society. In 1928 when Chester Himes was nineteen, he was chained upside down, beaten by police until he confessed to an armed robbery, sentenced for 20 to 25 years, and incarcerated in the Ohio State Penitentiary. By the time he was paroled in 1936, he had become a nationally known writer publishing stories in the African-American periodicals and Esquire. His novels, short stories and screenplays were mostly about black protagonists doomed by white racism and hate. By the 1950's Himes had decided to settle in France permanently, a country he liked in part due to his critical popularity there. Living among other expatriate writers that included James Baldwin, Ralph Ellison and Richard Wright, he published a series of black detective novels set in Harlem in the '50's and '60's that established Chester Himes' international reputation as an author and literary equal of Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler. Bonus Material: Each program includes 24 minutes of Bonus material
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by TMW Media in 2005
Language note
In: English
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  • Kanopy
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
62
Technique
live action
Label
Chester Himes: A Rage In Harlem, Internationally Acclaimed Writer, (evideo)
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Publication
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  • In Process Record
  • Title from title frames
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 63 minutes)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1102305
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • kan1102305
  • (OCoLC)945759025
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Chester Himes: A Rage In Harlem, Internationally Acclaimed Writer, (evideo)
Link
Publication
Note
  • In Process Record
  • Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 63 minutes)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1102305
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • kan1102305
  • (OCoLC)945759025
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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