Jasper, Texas

Overview

Jeff Byrd's Jasper, Texas, based on the infamous murder of a black man in the title town, makes its debut on DVD with a standard full-frame transfer that preserves the original broadcast aspect ratio of 1.33:1. English soundtracks are rendered in Dolby Digital 5.1 and Dolby Digital Stereo, while a Spanish soundtrack has been recorded in Dolby Digital Mono. Supplemental materials include a making-of featurette, as well as interviews with and filmographies of the cast and crew. This is a fine title from Showtime ...
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Overview

Jeff Byrd's Jasper, Texas, based on the infamous murder of a black man in the title town, makes its debut on DVD with a standard full-frame transfer that preserves the original broadcast aspect ratio of 1.33:1. English soundtracks are rendered in Dolby Digital 5.1 and Dolby Digital Stereo, while a Spanish soundtrack has been recorded in Dolby Digital Mono. Supplemental materials include a making-of featurette, as well as interviews with and filmographies of the cast and crew. This is a fine title from Showtime Entertainment.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; Interviews with Jon Voight, Louis Gossett Jr., writer Jonathan Estrin, and director Jeff Byrd; Filmographies: Jon Voight, Louis Gossett Jr., Joe Morton; Trailers: Soldier's Girl, Out of Order; Behind-the-scenes featurette
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/3/2004
  • UPC: 758445110029
  • Original Release: 2003
  • Rating:

  • Source: Showtime Ent.
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Stereo / Mono
  • Sound: stereo, monaural, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Language: English, EspaƱol
  • Time: 1:54:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 36,006

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jon Voight Billy Rowles
Louis Gossett Jr. R.C. Horn
Joe Morton Walter Diggles
Emily Yancy Stella Byrd
Bokeem Woodbine Khalid X
Blu Mankuma James Byrd Sr.
Roy T. Anderson James Byrd Jr.
Karen Robinson Mary Horn
Michelle Moffatt Mamie Horn
Demore Barnes Ricky Horn
Ron White Guy James Gray
Eugene Clark Don Clark
Dvora Kedar Rev. Bobby Gaines
Jim Millington Ron Foshage
Cherion Drakes Claire Byrd
Kevin Hanchard Thurman Byrd
J.D. Nicholsen Mike Lout
William Taylor Rev. Lyons
Victoria Snow Nancy Nicholson
Toby Proctor Shawn Berry
Michael McLachlan Bill King
Jeff Topping Russell Brewer
Aaryn Doyle Small Black Girl
Andre Mayers Sgt. Carter
Marium Carvell Gloria Mays
Wayne "Crescendo" Ward Charlie
Philip Shepherd Frank
Travis Davis Black Young Man
Deborah O'Dell Woman Reporter
David Eisner Mike Bradford
Samantha Bee Kathy
Dave Nichols Reporter
Rahnuma Panthaky Reporter
Kate Trotter Jamie Rowles
Michael Millar Charlie Nicholson
Ray Kahnert State Police Captain
Gary Hudson Sonny Cribbs
Kate Henning White Mother
Bill Lake Council Member #1
Michael Copeman Council Member #2
Neil Crone Bo
Martin Doyle Mr. Powell
Dean McKenzie Mr. Nelson
Eric Peterson Old Mr. King
Richard Mills Jury Foreman
Charles W. Gray Black Citizen
Holly Lewis Michelle Chapman
Michael Ferguson William Hoover
Leah Cudmore Brandi Eggleson
Conrad Bergschneider Moe Johnson
Chris Marren Klan Leger
Ron Payne Old Sour Man
Jim Bearden Old Sour Man
John Bayliss City Manager
Addison Bell Judge
J.J. Hewitt Young Black Man
Sandra Caldwell Nora
Craig Eldridge Dr. Brown
Technical Credits
Jeff Byrd Director
Asche & Spencer Score Composer
Jeff Cooper Editor
Lena Cordina Producer
Jonathan Estrin Executive Producer, Teleplay
Humberto Garcia Art Director
W. Michael Greene Executive Producer
Ousama Rawi Cinematographer
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Solemn Promise [10:58]
2. Thinking on the Job [8:08]
3. In Custody [9:41]
4. Feds & Reporters [9:24]
5. Black Panthers [9:35]
6. Start the Healing [4:20]
7. The Trial Begins [7:27]
8. Tension Builds [14:45]
9. The Klan Arrives [7:21]
10. Matter of Time [9:41]
11. The Verdict [11:04]
12. End Credits [9:48]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play Movie
   Scene Selection
   Audio Setup
      English Stereo 2.0
      English Dolby Digital 5.1
      Spanish Stereo 2.0
   Special Features
      Filmographies
         Jon Voight
         Louis Gossett, Jr.
         Joe Morton
      Interviews
         Jon Voight
         Louis Gossett, Jr.
         Writer, Jonathan Estrin
         Director, Jeff Byrd
      Behind the Scenes
   Trailers
      Out of Order
      Soldier's Girl
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