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The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

Jan. 31, 1974USA112 Min.TV-PG
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Synopsis

In February, 1962, as the civil rights movement reaches Bayonne, Louisiana, a New York journalist arrives to interview Jane Pittman, who has just turned 110. She tells him her story dating back to her earliest memories before slavery ended. In between the chapters of her life, the present-day struggles of Blacks in Bayonne, urged on by Jimmy, are dramatized.

The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
Original title The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
IMDb Rating 7.9 1,690 votes
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Director

John Korty
Director

Cast

Cicely Tyson isJane Pittman
Jane Pittman
Richard Dysart isMaster Bryant
Master Bryant
Eric Brown isJimmy (age 7)
Jimmy (age 7)
Will Hare isElbert Cluveau
Elbert Cluveau
Katherine Helmond isLady at House
Lady at House
David Hooks isColonel Dye
Colonel Dye
Dudley Knight isTrooper Brown
Trooper Brown

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