Skip to content

12 Years a Slave [DVD]

The harrowing account of a black man, born free in New York State, who was drugged, kidnapped, and sold into slavery in 1841. Having no way to contact his family, and fearing for his life if he told the truth, Solomon Northup was sold from plantation to plantation in Louisiana, toiling under cruel masters for twelve years before meeting Samuel Bass, a Canadian who finally put him in touch with his family, and helped start the process to regain his freedom.

Format

DVD

Availability

2 available at Main (Downtown)
  • DVD DRAMA Twelve, DVD
  • DVD DRAMA Twelve, DVD
1 available at Northeast
  • DVD DRAMA Twelve, DVD

Publish Date

2014


Format: DVD
Summary: The harrowing account of a black man, born free in New York State, who was drugged, kidnapped, and sold into slavery in 1841. Having no way to contact his family, and fearing for his life if he told the truth, Solomon Northup was sold from plantation to plantation in Louisiana, toiling under cruel masters for twelve years before meeting Samuel Bass, a Canadian who finally put him in touch with his family, and helped start the process to regain his freedom.
Title: 12 years a slave [DVD]
Publisher Date: [S.I.] [s.n.] [2014]
Subject: Northup, Solomon, 1808-1863? -- Drama. Special features: A historical portrait; the team; the score. Slaves -- United States -- Drama. African Americans -- Drama. Plantation life -- Louisiana -- History -- 19th century -- Drama. Slavery -- Louisiana -- History -- 19th century -- Drama.
Current Holds: 2
System Items Available: 4
System Items Total: 62
Call Number: 791.43 Twe
Oclc: 869567122
Upc: 024543880967
Bib Id: 498338

Format: DVD
Summary: The harrowing account of a black man, born free in New York State, who was drugged, kidnapped, and sold into slavery in 1841. Having no way to contact his family, and fearing for his life if he told the truth, Solomon Northup was sold from plantation to plantation in Louisiana, toiling under cruel masters for twelve years before meeting Samuel Bass, a Canadian who finally put him in touch with his family, and helped start the process to regain his freedom.
Title: 12 years a slave [DVD]
Edition: [English/Spanish/French dialogue version]
Publisher, Date: [S.I.] [s.n.] [2014]
Description: 1 videodisc (134 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Description: digital optical surround Dolby digital 5.1
Description: digital optical surround Dolby digital 2.0
Description: video file DVD video region 1
Subjects: Northup, Solomon, 1808-1863? -- Drama.
Subjects: Special features: A historical portrait; the team; the score.
Subjects: Slaves -- United States -- Drama.
Subjects: African Americans -- Drama.
Subjects: Plantation life -- Louisiana -- History -- 19th century -- Drama.
Subjects: Slavery -- Louisiana -- History -- 19th century -- Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Genre: Biographical films.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Genre: Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Other Author: Pitt, Brad, 1963-, actor.
Other Author: Giamatti, Paul, actor.
Other Author: Ejiofor, Chiwetel, 1974-, actor.
Other Author: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., film distributor.
Other Title: Twelve years a slave [DVD]
Notes: Title from web page.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2013.
Notes: Brad Pitt, Paul Giamatti, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Bryan Batt, Dwight Henry, Dickie Gravois.
Notes: DVD, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 (English), Dolby digital 2.0 (Spanish, French), English descriptive audio 2.0.
Notes: English, Spanish or French dialogue; Spanish subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing; described video.
Publisher Number: 2288096
Publisher Number: 2288097
Requests: 2
Available Copies: 4
Total Copies: 62
Medium: [DVD]
Call Number: 791.43 Twe