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Cry, the beloved country

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DVD F CRYT
DVD - Adult   Double Bay . Available .  
DVD F CRYT
DVD - Adult   Paddington . Available .  
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Title Cry, the beloved country [videorecording].
Publisher/Date Australia : Distributed by Umbrella Entertainment, ©2018.
©1957.
Pagination etc. 1 DVD-video (104 minutes) : black & white ; 12 cm.
Series World classics
Contents note Catalogued from container.
Umbrella Entertainment : DAVID3827.
Originally produced in the United Kingdom and released as a motion picture in 1951.
Based on the novel by Alan Paton.
Creation Note Screenplay adapted from his novel by Alan Paton ; produced and directed by Zoltan Korda.
Performer note Sidney Poitier, Canada Lee, Charles Carson, Joyce Carey, Geoffrey Keen, Vivien Clinton, Michael Goodliffe, Albertina Temba, Edric Connor, Lionel Ngakane, Charles McRae, Ribbon Dhlamini.
Summary Note Cry, The Beloved Country is the BAFTA nominated film of the acclaimed novel by Alan Paton. A black minister, StephenKumalo (Canada Lee) lives a quiet life as a parish priest in the back country of South Africa. When his son, Absolom, leaves the small valley where he grew up, for the bright lights of the city, he goes missing. Afterseveral months of silence, the minister goes to search for him and comes face to face with the squalor and poverty of the Johannesburg slums. Reverend Msimangu (Sidney Poitier) is a young clergyman who joins him in his search, but neither are prepared for what thy discover.
Target audience note Censorship classification : M.
Language note English dialogue, with no optional subtitles.
Subject - Name Paton, Alan, -- 1903-1988 -- Film adaptations
Subject Fathers and sons -- Drama
Apartheid -- South Africa -- Drama
Race discrimination -- South Africa -- Drama
Segregation -- South Africa -- Drama
Feature films -- Great Britain
Motion pictures, British
Johannesburg (South Africa) -- Race relations -- Drama
Johannesburg (South Africa) -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Drama
South Africa -- Social conditions -- Drama
South Africa -- Race relations -- Drama
South Africa -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Drama
Historical films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Added Author Korda, Zoltan, 1895-1961 film producer, film director.
Poitier, Sidney actor.
Lee, Canada actor.
Carson, Charles, 1885-1977 actor.
Carey, Joyce, 1898-1993 actor.
Keen, Geoffrey, 1916-2005 actor.
Clinton, Vivien actor.
Goodliffe, Michael, 1914-1976 actor.
Temba, Albertina actor.
Connor, Edric, 1913-1968 actor.
Ngakane, Lionel actor.
Colby, Mary McRae, 1899?-1985 actor.
Ribbon Dhlamini, Ribbon actor.
Paton, Alan, 1903-1988 Cry, the beloved country.
Corporate Author London Film Productions production company.
Added title Cry, the beloved country (Motion picture : 1951)
Shelf Location DVD F CRYT
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