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The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974)

01/31/1974 (US) DramaTV Movie 1h 52m

Overview

In February, 1962, as the civil rights movement reaches Bayonne, Louisiana, a New York journalist arrives to interview Jane Pittman, who has just turned 110. She tells him her story dating back to her earliest memories before slavery ended. In between the chapters of her life, the present-day struggles of Blacks in Bayonne, urged on by Jimmy, are dramatized.

  1. John Korty

    Director

  2. Ernest J. Gaines

    Novel

  3. Tracy Keenan Wynn

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Cicely Tyson

    Cicely Tyson

    Jane Pittman

  2. Eric Brown

    Eric Brown

    Jimmy (age 7)

  3. Richard Dysart

    Richard Dysart

    Master Bryant

  4. Joel Fluellen

    Joel Fluellen

    Unc Isom

  5. Will Hare

    Will Hare

    Elbert Cluveau

  6. Katherine Helmond

    Katherine Helmond

    Lady at House

  7. David Hooks

    David Hooks

    Colonel Dye

  8. Elinora B. Johnson

    Mary

  9. Warren Kenner

    Job

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The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

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Original Language English

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