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10,000 black men named George, Paramount Pictures presents Dufferin Gate Productions, Paramount Network Television and Paramount Television ; producer, Michelle Mundy ; writer, Cyrus Nowrasteh ; director, Robert Townsend

Label
10,000 black men named George, Paramount Pictures presents Dufferin Gate Productions, Paramount Network Television and Paramount Television ; producer, Michelle Mundy ; writer, Cyrus Nowrasteh ; director, Robert Townsend
Language
eng
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for language and brief nudity
Main title
10,000 black men named George
Medium
videorecording DVD
Responsibility statement
Paramount Pictures presents Dufferin Gate Productions, Paramount Network Television and Paramount Television ; producer, Michelle Mundy ; writer, Cyrus Nowrasteh ; director, Robert Townsend
Runtime
95
Summary
The true story of the formation of the first black-controlled union, the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. Asa Philip Randolph, a black journalist establishes a voice for the forgotten workers of the Pullman Rail Company, were all black porters were simply named "George", after George Pullman, the first person to emply emancipated slaves
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
resource.variantTitle
Ten thousand black men named George
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