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Title Work

Title No: 5555

Title: Prudence Crandall

Medium: Moving Image

Original Medium: Film

Date: 1964 (Broadcast)

Original Summary:
"A documentary profile of Prudence Crandall. Examines the stand of Prudence Crandall, a New England schoolteacher, in promoting the cause of equal opportunity for every American child, regardless of color. Describes her efforts for the liberation of a race as evidenced when she opened her school to "young ladies of color," despite the possible consequences of her action. Demonstrates how she faced jail and the destruction of her school with passive resistance and a firm belief in her Quaker ideals." - Summary from Worldcat.

Originally broadcast in 1964 as a segment of the NBC television series Profiles in Courage.

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Duration: 50 min 

Genres: Educational

Subjects: Education; African Americans--Education; Teaching; Quakers--Biography; Teachers--Biography; Connecticut--Biography

Name As Subjects: Crandall, Prudence

Cast/ActorDonovan, King
Cast/ActorEricson, John
WriterLewis, Andy
BroadcasterNBC Television Network
ConsultantNevins, Allan
MusicRiddle, Nelson
CreatorRobert Saudek Associates.
Consultant RSA Venture Collection
Cast/ActorRule, Janice
ProducerSaudek, Robert

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4819St. Louis Public Schools educational film library