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Say amen, somebody [videorecording] / GTN Productions ; produced and directed by George T. Nierenberg ; producer, Karen Nierenberg.

Say amen, somebody

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  • 1 copies at Grand Rapids Public Library

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Main DVD 782.25 Say booklet (Text) 31307019325754 Storage Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 sound disc + 1 booklet.
  • Edition: 25th anniversary deluxe ed., widescreen
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Ryko Filmworks, 2007.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Spceial features: newly recorded director's commentary by George T. Nierenberg ; photo gallery featureing images that provided the inspiration for the film.
"RDVD 10891"
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Editor, Paul Barnes ; photography, Ed Lachman, Don Lenzer.
Participant or Performer Note:
Featuring Willie Mae Ford Smith, Thomas A. Dorsey, Delois Barrett Campbell, the Barrett Sisters, and the O'Neal Twins.
Summary, etc.:
A documentary that follows gospel singer Willie Mae Ford Smith from her home to jumping church services to emotionally galvanic singing convention. Also features Thomas A. Dorsey, her mentor and the man credited with inventing gospel music ; Delois Campbell Barrett and other gospel singers.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: G.
System Details Note:
DVD; all regions; 16:9 aspect ratio.
Subject: Smith, Willie Mae Ford.
Dorsey, Thomas Andrew.
Campbell, Delois Barrett, 1926-
Gospel music.
African American singers.
Gospel musicians > United States.
Genre: Documentary films.
Documentary.
Music > Performance.
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