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Uncle Tom's cabin [videorecording] / written by George Aiken ; condensed and adapted for television by Vera Jiji ; directed for stage by Raymond Benkoczy ; produced and directed for television by Marvin Duckler
Alternate Title Harriet Beecher Stowe: Uncle Tom's cabin [videorecording]
[S.l. : s.n.], c2010
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  PS2954 .U511 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Slavery -- United States -- Drama
Plantation life -- United States -- Drama
African Americans -- Southern States -- History -- Drama
Physical Description 1 videodisc (50 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD
Note "In 1982, the National Endowment for the Humanities funded this revision of George Aiken's 1852 version. In 1984, it won Honorable Mention in an American Film Festival." -- Container
"The DVD includes three items: 1. An edited dramatization of George Aiken's Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852), condensed to a classroom hour of fifty minutes. 2. The vintage 1903 Thomas A. Edison silent film put together from then current versions of the play. 3. A sourcebook containing over twenty articles about Uncle Tom's Cabin written between the 1850s and 2006." -- Insert
DVD contains a PDF file only accessible by using a computer
Contents The play. Prologue -- George : "I'll be free or I'll die" -- Tom : "No I ain't going. Let Eliza go." -- Loker : "Let's after her" -- Eliza crosses the ice -- Topsy : "I spect I growed" -- Topsy : "I's so wicked" -- Eva : "Oh, Topsy, I love you" -- Eva : "Promise that Tom shall have his freedom" -- Legree : "You two belong to me" -- Tom : "No! My soul a'nt yours mas'r" -- Cassie : "You in the devil's hands" -- Tom : "I'm right in the door, going into glory!" -- Tom joins Eva and St. Clare in heaven -- Introductory remarks -- Concluding remarks -- 1903 Thomas Edison film
Cast Robyn Hatcher, Nathaniel Robinson, Bryce Davis, Charles H. Patterson, Matt Mitler, Paul Hart, Richard Bowne, Frances Ford, Sarah Lowman, Phyllis Yvonne Stickney
Credits Project director and executive producer, Vera Jiji ; Camera, Jonathan Hochberg ; lighting, Max Duckler ; sound, Eli Tishberg ; musical coordinator, Charles H. Patterson
Summary George L. Aiken's 1852 dramatization of Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel Uncle Tom's cabin. Issued for the 2011 Harriet Beecher Stowe bicentennial, this updated DVD puts the novel and play of Uncle Tom's Cabin into its proper literary, theatrical and societal contexts. Teachers, students, American history buffs and church study groups alike will benefit from this comprehensive program, containing two different staged versions of the play and a 138 page PDF source book of reviews, articles and original source materials. - Publisher
Alternate Author Aiken, George L., 1830-1876
Jiji, Vera, 1928-
Benkoczy, Raymond
Duckler, Marvin
Hatcher, Robyn
Robinson, Nathaniel
Davies, Bryce
Patterson, Charles H
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896. Uncle Tom's cabin

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