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Unif Title Amazing Grace (Motion picture : 1974)
Title Amazing Grace / Matt Robinson presents ; written by Matt Robinson ; produced by Matt Robinson ; directed by Stan Lathan.
Publication [Chicago, Illinois] : Olive Films, [2015]
Copyright date ©2015
Description 1 videodisc (99 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical rda
video file DVD video rda
Call # DVD MOVIE AMAZING
System Req DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby digital 2.0.
Cast Moms Mabley, Slappy White, Rosalind Cash, Moses Gunn, Butterfly McQueen, Stepin Fetchit.
Credits Directors of photography, Ed Brown, Sr., Sol Negrin ; editor, Paul L. Evans ; art direction, Robert Wightman ; music, Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson.
Note Wide screen (1.85:1).
Originally released as a motion picture in 1974.
Filmed on location in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Audience MPAA rating: G.
Summary Grace Teasdale Grimes, a Baltimore, Maryland widow, discovers that the local mayoral election is a front for pilfering funds from their neighborhood by the incumbent mayor and his cronies. Stirred to activism, Grace, with the aid of her neighbors, rallies the community to thwart the self-serving politicians in this rollicking comedy.
Subject African American grandmothers -- Drama.
Political activists -- Drama.
Political campaigns -- Drama.
Mayors -- Election -- Drama.
Politicians -- Corrupt practices -- Drama.
Swindlers and swindling -- Drama.
Baltimore (Md.) -- Drama.
African American grandmothers. (OCoLC)fst01200380
Mayors -- Election. (OCoLC)fst01012876
Political activists. (OCoLC)fst01069192
Political campaigns. (OCoLC)fst01069212
Politicians -- Corrupt practices. (OCoLC)fst01069923
Swindlers and swindling. (OCoLC)fst01140414
Maryland -- Baltimore. (OCoLC)fst01204292
Genre Comedy films.
Political films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Comedy films. (OCoLC)fst01710291
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
Fiction films. (OCoLC)fst01710264
Political films. (OCoLC)fst01710460
Addl. Author Lathan, Stan, film director, film producer.
Robinson, Matt, film producer, screenwriter.
Mabley, Moms, actor.
White, Slappy, actor.
Cash, Rosalind, actor.
Gunn, Moses, 1929-1993, actor.
McQueen, Butterfly, actor.
Fetchit, Stepin, actor.
Perkinson, Coleridge-Taylor, composer (expression)
United Artists Corporation, production company.
Olive Films, publisher.
Standard # 887090088701

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