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A woman called Moses / Xenon Pictures presents ; a production of I.K.E. Productions, Inc. and Henry Jaffe Enterprises, Inc. ; produced by Ike Jones and Michael Jaffe ; directed by Paul Wendkos ; written by Lonne Elder III.

Jones, Ike, (television producer.). Jaffe, Michael (Producer), (television producer.). Wendkos, Paul, 1922-2009 (television director.). Elder, Lonne, (screenwriter.). Tyson, Cicely, (actor.). Geer, Will, (actor.). Hooks, Robert, 1937- (actor.). Williams, Dick Anthony, (actor.). Wainwright, James, (actor.). Rhodes, Hari, (actor.). Welles, Orson, 1915-1985 (narrator.). Hauser, Robert B., 1919-1994 (director of photography.). Beal, Ray, (art director.). Frazen, Stanley, (editor of moving image work.). Mazzola, Frank, 1935-2015 (editor of moving image work.). Perkinson, Coleridge-Taylor, (composer (expression)). Heidish, Marcy. Television adaptation of (work): Woman called Moses. (Added Author). Xenon Pictures, (presenter,, film distributor.). I.K.E. Productions, (production company.). Henry Jaffe Enterprises, (production company.). Cicely Tyson, Will Geer, Robert Hooks, Dick Anthony Williams, James Wainwright, Hari Rhodes. (Cast).

The life of Harriet Tubman, an important part of the anti-slavery movement during the final days of slavery in the United States.

Record details

  • ISBN: 1578296129
  • ISBN: 9781578296125
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (200 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Distributor: Santa Monica, CA : Distributed by Xenon Pictures, Inc., [2001]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Dual layer.
Based on the novel by Marcy Heidish.
Originally broadcast on television by NBC on December 11, 1978, and December 12, 1978.
Title from container.
Sources used: videodisc container; Amazon WWW site, viewed August 3, 2017; Internet movie database WWW site, viewed August 3, 2017; Wikipedia WWW site, viewed August 3, 2017.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Robert B. Hauser; art director, Ray Beal; editors, Stan Frazen, Frank Mazzola; music, Coleridge Taylor Perkinson.
Participant or Performer Note:
Cicely Tyson, Will Geer, Robert Hooks, Dick Anthony Williams, James Wainwright, Hari Rhodes.
Narrator, Orson Welles.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
For private home use only.
Subject: Tubman, Harriet, 1822-1913 > Drama.
African Americans > Drama.
Slavery > United States > Drama.
Underground Railroad > Drama.
Genre: Biographical television programs.
Television mini-series.
Fiction television programs.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at SPARK Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Somerset County Federated Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Meyersdale Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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