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The Bombing of Osage Avenue (1986)
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Call no.:
VHS F158.9.N4 B65 1986
Title:
The Bombing of Osage Avenue
Originally produced:
1986
Format:
VHS
Summary:
Describes the confrontation between Philadelphia Police and members of the MOVE organization on Mother's Day, 1985, which left 11 men, women and children members of MOVE dead and 61 homes destroyed by fire. The events are situated in the history of Blacks in Philadelphia, the MOVE organization, and the Cobbs Creek neighborhood. All this is explored through historical photographs, interviews and footage of the confrontation and its resulting hearings.
Credits:
from WHYY ; executive producer, David Othmer ; producer/director, Louis Massiah ; writer/narrator Toni Cade Bambara.
Publication:
[Philadelphia, PA] : Scribe Video Center, c1986.
Details:
1 VHS (58 min.) : sound, color with black & white scenes
Studio(s):
WHYY (Television station : Philadelphia, Pa.)
Director(s):
Massiah, Louis
Screenwriter(s):
Bambara, Toni Cade
Producer(s):
Massiah, Louis
Othmer, David
Production:
videographers, Keith Miller, Eric Jennhenn; editor, Michael Black.
Subjects:
MOVE (Organization)
African Americans Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Black nationalism Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Violence Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Philadelphia (Pa.) Race relations.
Genre:
Documentary films.
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Location: Storage
Format: VHS
Genre: Documentary films
Year: 1980s
Spoken language: English
Title: Bombing of Osage Avenue
Director: Massiah, Louis
Production studio: WHYY (Television station : Philadelphia, Pa.)
Film technique: Live action
Cover image available: No