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The Resource Miss Evers' boys., HBO NYC presents ; an Anasazi production ; producer[s], Kip Konwiser, Derek Kavanagh ; teleplay by Walter Bernstein ; directed by Joseph Sargent

Miss Evers' boys., HBO NYC presents ; an Anasazi production ; producer[s], Kip Konwiser, Derek Kavanagh ; teleplay by Walter Bernstein ; directed by Joseph Sargent

Label
Miss Evers' boys.
Title
Miss Evers' boys.
Statement of responsibility
HBO NYC presents ; an Anasazi production ; producer[s], Kip Konwiser, Derek Kavanagh ; teleplay by Walter Bernstein ; directed by Joseph Sargent
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"It is 1932 when loyal, devoted Nurse Eunice Evers is invited to work with Dr. Brodus and Dr. Douglas on a federally funded program to treat syphilis patients in Alabama. Free treatment is offered to those who test positive for the disease, including Caleb Humphries and Willie Johnson. But when the government withdraws its support, money is offered for what will become known as 'The Tuskegee Experiment'; a study of the effects of syphilis on patients who don't receive treatment. Now the men must be led to believe they are being cared for, when in fact they are being denied the medicine that could cure them. Miss Evers is faced with a terrible dilemma - to abandon the experiment and tell her patients or to remain silent and offer only comfort" -- Container
Cataloging source
JED
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Donald M. Morgan ; edited by Michael Brown ; music by Charles Bernstein
Date time place
Originally broadcast on Feb. 22, 1997
Dewey number
791.45/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
  • In English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish; optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish
  • Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997.M57
LC item number
M57 1997
PerformerNote
Alfre Woodard, Laurence Fishburne, Craig Sheffer, Joe Morton, Obba Babatundé, Thom Gossom Jr., Von Coulter, E.G. Marshall, Ossie Davis
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1925-2014
  • 1953-
  • 1961-
  • 1960-
  • 1947-
  • 1914-1998
  • 1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Konwiser, Kip
  • Kavanagh, Derek
  • Bernstein, Walter
  • Sargent, Joseph
  • Woodard, Alfre
  • Fishburne, Laurence
  • Sheffer, Craig
  • Morton, Joe
  • Babatunde, Obba
  • Gossom, Thom
  • Coulter, Von
  • Marshall, E. G.
  • Davis, Ossie
  • Bernstein, Charles
  • Feldshuh, David
  • HBO NYC Productions
  • Anasazi Productions
  • HBO Video (Firm)
Runtime
118
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tuskegee Syphilis Study
  • Human experimentation in medicine
  • African American men
  • Syphilis
  • Syphilis
Technique
live action
Label
Miss Evers' boys., HBO NYC presents ; an Anasazi production ; producer[s], Kip Konwiser, Derek Kavanagh ; teleplay by Walter Bernstein ; directed by Joseph Sargent
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the play: Miss Evers' boys / by David Feldshuh
  • Originally produced for television in 1997
  • Special feature: cast/crew bios (Woodard, Fishburne, Sheffer, Morton, Babatundé, Davis, Marshall, Sargent, Bernstein)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1289531
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (118 min.)
Isbn
9780783120119
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
026359138928
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
91389
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1289531
  • (OCoLC)48772273
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital surround in English, Dolby digital stereo. in French, or Dolby digital mono. in Spanish
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Miss Evers' boys., HBO NYC presents ; an Anasazi production ; producer[s], Kip Konwiser, Derek Kavanagh ; teleplay by Walter Bernstein ; directed by Joseph Sargent
Publication
Note
  • Based on the play: Miss Evers' boys / by David Feldshuh
  • Originally produced for television in 1997
  • Special feature: cast/crew bios (Woodard, Fishburne, Sheffer, Morton, Babatundé, Davis, Marshall, Sargent, Bernstein)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1289531
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (118 min.)
Isbn
9780783120119
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
026359138928
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
91389
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1289531
  • (OCoLC)48772273
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital surround in English, Dolby digital stereo. in French, or Dolby digital mono. in Spanish
Video recording format
DVD

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