Booker

Booker

Director: Stan Lathan, LeVar Burton, Shelley Duvall, CCH Pounder

Cast: Stan Lathan, LeVar Burton, Shelley Duvall, CCH Pounder

     
 
Levar Burton, Shelly Duvall, and CCH Pounder star in this biopic tracing the life of Booker T. Washington, a former slave who discovered that the road to freedom is paved by education. A slave in his youth, Washington longed for the day he would become literate. When the Civil War ended and Washington was freed, he labored in a salt furnace to support his family.

Overview

Levar Burton, Shelly Duvall, and CCH Pounder star in this biopic tracing the life of Booker T. Washington, a former slave who discovered that the road to freedom is paved by education. A slave in his youth, Washington longed for the day he would become literate. When the Civil War ended and Washington was freed, he labored in a salt furnace to support his family. Years later, after learning to read and write, the men who came into this world as a slave finally discovered what it means to be free.

Product Details

Release Date:
02/02/2010
UPC:
0084296410132
Original Release:
1983
Source:
Peace Arch Trinity
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
1:00:00

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
LeVar Burton Actor
Shelley Duvall Actor
CCH Pounder Actor
Judge Reinhold Actor
Shavar Ross Actor
James Bond Actor
Tony Haney Actor
Julius Harris Actor
Marian Mercer Actor
Thalmus Rasulala Actor
Melvin Stewart Actor

Technical Credits
Stan Lathan Director
John Allman Screenwriter
Dale Bell Executive Producer
Jon Else Cinematographer
Whitney Green Co-producer
Charles Johnson Screenwriter
Avon Kirkland Co-producer,Executive Producer
Webster Lewis Score Composer
Jay Rayvid Executive Producer
Stephen Stept Editor

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Booker
1. Opening Credits [2:17]
2. The Closed Door [7:44]
3. It's Against the Law [4:38]
4. Freedom [4:37]
5. We Got to Work [8:09]
6. The Teacher [5:24]
7. Big Dreams [5:44]
8. Beating the Cheater [4:54]
9. Mrs. Ruffner [2:51]
10. Friends [3:44]
11. A Great Light [2:28]
12. End Credits [2:15]

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