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The Resource Abar : black superman, [presented by] JOS-TO Productions ; produced by J.P. Joshua ; original story and screenplay by James Smalley ; directed by Frank Packard, (videorecording)

Abar : black superman, [presented by] JOS-TO Productions ; produced by J.P. Joshua ; original story and screenplay by James Smalley ; directed by Frank Packard, (videorecording)

Label
Abar : black superman
Title
Abar
Title remainder
black superman
Statement of responsibility
[presented by] JOS-TO Productions ; produced by J.P. Joshua ; original story and screenplay by James Smalley ; directed by Frank Packard
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When a courageous Black doctor and his family move into an upscale home in an unsuspecting white neighborhood, the welcoming party quickly turns bloody and ugly. As the bigotry becomes murderous, Dr. Kinkade discovers a trustworthy ally - Abar and his team of urban guerilla fighters. It's winner take all as Abar becomes spiritually guided by the memory of the great freedom fighters
Cataloging source
GZD
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Ron Garcia ; editor, Jack Tucker ; wardrobe, Mae Lum ; special effects, Harry Woolman
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.A23 2009
PerformerNote
J. Walter Smith, Tobar Mayo, Roxy Young, Gladys Lum, Art Jackson, Tony Rumford
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Joshua, J. P
  • Packard, Frank
  • Smith, J. Walter
  • Mayo, Tobar
  • Young, Roxy
  • Lum, Gladys
  • Jackson, Art
  • Rumford, Tony
  • Garcia, Ron
  • Tucker, Jack
  • JOS-TO Productions
  • Xenon Pictures
Runtime
99
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Toleration
  • African American physicians
  • Race discrimination
  • DVDs
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Abar : black superman, [presented by] JOS-TO Productions ; produced by J.P. Joshua ; original story and screenplay by James Smalley ; directed by Frank Packard, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1977
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 99 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
000799807521
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)318922353
  • 2255272
  • (OCoLC)ocn318922353
  • 2255272
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1, full screen
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Abar : black superman, [presented by] JOS-TO Productions ; produced by J.P. Joshua ; original story and screenplay by James Smalley ; directed by Frank Packard, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1977
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 99 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
000799807521
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)318922353
  • 2255272
  • (OCoLC)ocn318922353
  • 2255272
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1, full screen
Video recording format
DVD

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