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The Resource The journey of Henry Box Brown, (DVD)

The journey of Henry Box Brown, (DVD)

Label
The journey of Henry Box Brown
Title
The journey of Henry Box Brown
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
" . . . takes a magical look at the historic true tale of slave Henry Box Brown, a man who mailed himself to freedom in a wooden box from a plantation in Richmond, Virginia to freedom in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1848 . . . . With the help of characters including Bird, Horse, Cricket and Cat, Henry avoids being discovered and makes his way to freedom. While on his dangerous and exciting journey, Henry shares what freedom means to him and why slavery is wrong."--Container
Cataloging source
DWP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Written by Karyn Parsons ; illustrated by Mark Page ; art direction, Gina Kamentsky ; music and sound, Coati Mundi ; produced by Karyn Parsons, Darcine Wdowczak Thomas, and Roderick Alleyne
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Closed-captioned in English
PerformerNote
Narrated by Alfre Woodard
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Parsons, Karyn
  • Page, Mark
  • Hernandez, Coati Mundi
  • Sweet Blackberry LLC
Runtime
28
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brown, Henry Box
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Slavery
  • African American abolitionists
  • Brown, Henry Box
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Slavery
Target audience
juvenile
Technique
animation
Label
The journey of Henry Box Brown, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Mostly iconographic, with minimal animation. Framed with live action scenes of Alfre Woodard reading to schoolchildren, and Coati Mundi leading the children in a musical sequence
  • Extras include a section on Sweet Blackberry LLC, and another with children defining "freedom."
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD) (28 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm66385825
  • 1083047
System details
Dolby Digital 5.1 surround stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The journey of Henry Box Brown, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Mostly iconographic, with minimal animation. Framed with live action scenes of Alfre Woodard reading to schoolchildren, and Coati Mundi leading the children in a musical sequence
  • Extras include a section on Sweet Blackberry LLC, and another with children defining "freedom."
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD) (28 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm66385825
  • 1083047
System details
Dolby Digital 5.1 surround stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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