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Martin's Big Words [DVD]

The Life Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. --and More Stories From The African-American Tradition
Martin's big words: Using quotes from some of his beloved speeches, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. comes to life in this profound and important biography about beliefs and dreams and following one's heart. John Henry: Based on the famous African-American folk ballad, this story tells of the legendary contest between a spirited man with a hammer and a steam drill to build a tunnel through the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia. Seven candles for Kwanzaa: This unique African-American holiday commemorates the strength of family ties, respect for ancestors, commitment to the growth of community and gratitude for life's bounties.

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0439835410


Format: DVD
Summary: Martin's big words: Using quotes from some of his beloved speeches, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. comes to life in this profound and important biography about beliefs and dreams and following one's heart. John Henry: Based on the famous African-American folk ballad, this story tells of the legendary contest between a spirited man with a hammer and a steam drill to build a tunnel through the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia. Seven candles for Kwanzaa: This unique African-American holiday commemorates the strength of family ties, respect for ancestors, commitment to the growth of community and gratitude for life's bounties.
Title: Martin's big words [DVD] : the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. --and more stories from the African-American tradition / Scholastic ; Weston Woods ; executive producer, Linda Lee.
Publisher Date: [Westport, Conn.] : Weston Woods ; New York : New Video Group, c2005.
Subject: King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 -- Juvenile films. Fitzgerald, Ella -- Juvenile films. Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974 -- Juvenile films. John Henry (Legendary character) Kwanzaa
Isbn: 0439835410
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 1
System Items Total: 2
Call Number: 323.092 Mar
Oclc: 62758324
Upc: 767685974032
Bib Id: 311373

Format: DVD
Summary: Martin's big words: Using quotes from some of his beloved speeches, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. comes to life in this profound and important biography about beliefs and dreams and following one's heart. John Henry: Based on the famous African-American folk ballad, this story tells of the legendary contest between a spirited man with a hammer and a steam drill to build a tunnel through the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia. Seven candles for Kwanzaa: This unique African-American holiday commemorates the strength of family ties, respect for ancestors, commitment to the growth of community and gratitude for life's bounties.
Title: Martin's big words [DVD] : the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. --and more stories from the African-American tradition / Scholastic ; Weston Woods ; executive producer, Linda Lee.
Publisher, Date: [Westport, Conn.] : Weston Woods ; New York : New Video Group, c2005.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 72 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note: Recommended for ages 4-12.
Series: Scholastic video collection
Series: Scholastic video collection
Subjects: King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 -- Juvenile films.
Subjects: Fitzgerald, Ella -- Juvenile films.
Subjects: Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974 -- Juvenile films.
Subjects: John Henry (Legendary character)
Subjects: Kwanzaa
Genre: Children's films
Genre: Animated films
Other Author: Lee, Linda
Other Author: Reilly, Melissa
Other Author: Gagne, Paul R., 1956-
Other Author: McGivney, Gary
Other Author: Corra, Leigh
Other Author: Messecar, Ray
Other Author: Duncan, Michael Clarke
Other Author: Jackson, Samuel L.
Other Author: Woodard, Alfre, 1953-
Other Author: Williams, Billy Dee, 1937-
Other Author: Whitaker, Forest
Other Author: Rappaport, Doreen. Martin's big words.
Other Author: Lester, Julius. John Henry.
Other Author: Pinkney, Andrea Davis. Seven candles for Kwanzaa.
Other Author: Pinkney, Andrea Davis. Ella Fitzgerald.
Other Author: Pinkney, Andrea Davis. Duke Ellington.
Other Author: Scholastic Inc.
Other Author: Weston Woods Studios
Other Author: New Video Group
Notes: Title from disc label.
Notes: Special features: Read along option available.
Notes: Martin's big words: music, Crystal Taliefero ; editors, Melissa Reilly, Paul R. Gagne, David Russell. John Henry: music, Crystal Taliefero ; editor, David Russell. Seven candles for Kwanzaa: music, Crystal Taliefero ; editors, Melissa Reilly, Peter Ringer. Ella Fitzgerald: music, Joel Goodman, Dan Rosengard ; editors, Paul R. Gagne, Melissa Reilly, David Russell ; animated by Martin Haughey, Emma Collicott, Euan Frizzell. Duke Ellington: music, Joel Goodman, Dan Rosengard ; digital animation and editing, Glue, John Lasala, Ross Sclafani.
Notes: Narrators, Michael Clarke Duncan (Martin's big words), Samuel L. Jackson (John Henry), Alfre Woodard (Seven candles for Kwanzaa), Billy Dee Williams (Ella Fitzgerald), Forest Whitaker (Duke Ellington).
Notes: DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital.
Contents: Martin's big words : the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. / from the book by Doreen Rappaport ; illustrated by Bryan Collier ; directed by Melissa Reilly ; produced by Melissa Reilly, Paul R. Gagne -- John Henry / from the book by Julius Lester ; illustrated by Jerry Pinkney ; produced and directed by Paul R. Gagney -- Seven candles for Kwanzaa / from the book by Andrea Davis Pinkney ; illustrated by Brian Pinkney ; produced by Paul R. Gagne ; directed by Melissa Reilly -- Ella Fitzgerald : the tale of a vocal virtuosa / from the book by Andrea Davis Pinkney ; illustrated by Brian Pinkney ; produced by Paul R. Gagne, Melissa Reilly ; directed by Gary McGivney -- Duke Ellington : the piano prince and his orchestra / by Andrea Davis Pinkney ; illustrated by Brian Pinkney ; produced by Paul R. Gagne and Leigh Corra ; adapted and directed by Ray Messecar.
ISBN: 0439835410
Publisher Number: NVG-9740
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Available Copies: 1
Total Copies: 2
Call Number: 323.092 Mar
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