Trial of the Moke

The Trial of the Moke

Director: Stan Lathan, Franklyn Seales, Howard E. Rollins Jr., Samuel L. Jackson

Cast: Stan Lathan, Franklyn Seales, Howard E. Rollins Jr., Samuel L. Jackson

     
 
From the Broadway Theatre Archive, this performance video of the play Trial of the Moke tells the real-life story of Lt. Henry Ossian Flipper, the first black graduate of West Point military academy. In 1881, Flipper (Franklyn Seales) was involved in a conspiracy and framed for embezzlement by those who didn't want to see him succeed. In 1976, the play premired

Overview

From the Broadway Theatre Archive, this performance video of the play Trial of the Moke tells the real-life story of Lt. Henry Ossian Flipper, the first black graduate of West Point military academy. In 1881, Flipper (Franklyn Seales) was involved in a conspiracy and framed for embezzlement by those who didn't want to see him succeed. In 1976, the play premired at the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre. This production also stars Alfre Woodard, Samuel L. Jackson, and Howard Rollins Jr.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/26/2002
UPC:
0032031263994
Original Release:
1978
Rating:
NR
Source:
Kultur Video
Time:
1:30:00

Special Features

Chaptering for easy access to all acts of every play; Indexing to easily locate key segments; Previews of other broadway theatre archive plays

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Where the Trouble Began [5:42]
2. Final Darkness [1:34]
3. Colonel Shafter [4:45]
4. The Moke [2:48]
5. An Evening's Entertainment [5:13]
6. Uncle Remus [5:40]
7. "Let the Man Hang Himself" [11:59]
8. Black and White [8:41]
9. "It's Getting Late" [4:07]
10. See no Evil, Hear no Evil, Speak no Evil [5:58]
11. In the Guard House [4:44]
12. Trial of the Moke [23:46]
13. Closing Credits [2:26]

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