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037 PLAH-121|bPBS Video
090 PN1992.65|b.F47 1993
090 PS3569.M465|bF65 1993a
245 00 Fires in the mirror :|bCrown Heights, Brooklyn, and other
identities /|cKCET/Los Angeles ... [and others] ; produced
by Cherie Fortis ; directed by George C. Wolfe ; conceived,
written and performed by Anna Deavere Smith.
264 1 Alexandria, VA :|bPBS Video,|c
264 4 |c©1993
300 1 videocassette (83 min.) :|bsound, color with black and
white sequences ;|c1/2 in.
336 two-dimensional moving image|btdi|2rdacontent
340 |b1/2 in.
500 Part of a series called On the road: a search for american
500 Origical New York Production by Joseph Papp Public
500 A segment of the television program: American Playhouse.
500 Persons played by Smith: Robert Sherman, Rev. Al Sharpton,
Rivkah Siegel, Min. Conrad Muhammad, Letty Cottin Pogrebin,
Angela Davis, Rev. Dr. Heron Sam, Henry K. Rice, Michael
S. Miller, Richard E. Green, Norman Rosenbaum, Rabbi
Joseph Spielman, Sonny Carson, Rabbi Shea Hecht, Rev. Al
Sharpton, Roz Malamud, Reuven Ostrov, and Carmel Cato.
500 Based on "Fires in the mirror" / Anna Deavere Smith.
500 On the film: 1993 Hipster Entertainment, inc.
508 Photography, William Dill ; original music, Joseph Jarman
and Tony Mangurian.
520 On Aug. 19, 1991 in Crown Heights (Brooklyn, N.Y.) a
Hasidic man accidentally runs over a Black boy (Gavin
Cato). Three hours later a young Jewish scholar (Yankel
Rosenbaum) was murdered by Black youths. Four days of fire
-bombing and riots ensued. Smith acts out the roles of
these 18 persons involved in the racial conflict, trying
to present the differing views of this serious problem.
Includes actual film footage of the riots and violence.
600 10 Cato, Gavin,|d1983-1991|vDrama.
600 10 Rosenbaum, Yankel,|d-1991.|0http://id.loc.gov/authorities/
650 0 Violence|0http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/
sh85143514|zNew York (State)|zNew York|0http://id.loc.gov/
650 0 Jews|0http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85070361
|zNew York (State)|zNew York|0http://id.loc.gov/
650 0 African Americans|zNew York (State)|zNew York|0http://
651 0 Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)|0http://id.loc.gov/authorities/
655 7 Video recordings.|2lcgft|0http://id.loc.gov/authorities/
655 7 Drama.|2lcgft|0http://id.loc.gov/authorities/genreForms/
700 1 Smith, Anna Deavere.|0http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/
700 1 Wolfe, George C.|0http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/
710 2 WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)|0http://
710 2 KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)|0http://
730 0 American playhouse (Television program)|0http://id.loc.gov
740 0 On the road: a search for american character.