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The long walk home [videorecording] / New Visions Pictures ; written by John Cork ; produced by Howard W. Koch, Jr., Dave Bell ; directed by Richard Pearce
[La Crosse, Wis.] : Platinum Disc Corp., c2004
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  PN1997 .L6738 2004    AVAILABLE
Subject Montgomery (Ala.) -- Race relations -- Drama
Subject(s) Segregation in transportation -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- Drama
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- Drama
Subject United States -- Race relations -- Drama
Subject(s) Civil rights -- United States -- Drama
Physical Description 1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD
Note Date on credits, c1990
Cast Sissy Spacek, Whoopi Goldberg, Ving Rhames, Dylan Baker, Erika Alexander, Dwight Schultz
Performer/Participant Narrator, Mary Steenburgen
Credits Music, George Fenton ; editor, Bill Yahraus ; director of photography, Roger Deakins ; associate producer, Edwin C. Atkins ; executive producers, Taylor Hackford and Stuart Benjamin ; writer, John Cork ; producer, Howard W. Koch Jr. and Dave Bell, director, Richard Pearce
Summary Honoring the 1955 Montgomery bus boycott, Odessa Cotter, a housekeeper, walks 9 miles to and from work everyday until Miriam Thompson, the woman she works for, offers her a ride. Defying both the town council and Miriam's racist husband, Miriam and Odessa put their lives on the line for civil rights. A lasting friendship forms between the two women as their shared experiences draw them closer together--description from container)
Note Rated PG
Alternate Author Cork, John
Pearce, Richard, 1943-
Steenburgen, Mary
Spacek, Sissy
Goldberg, Whoopi, 1950-
Rhames, Ving, 1961-
Baker, Dylan
Platinum Disc Corporation
New Visions Pictures

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