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Marian Anderson [videorecording] : the whole world in her hands / written by Rita Coburn & Philip Gitterlman ; directed by Rita Coburn ; producer, Rita Coburn ; a co-production of RCW Media Productions, Inc., American Masters Pictures, and ITVS.

Coburn, Rita, (television director,, screenwriter,, television producer.). Gittelman, Philip, (screenwriter,, television producer.). RCW Media Productions, (production company.). American Masters Pictures, (production company.). Independent Television Service, (production company.). PBS Distribution (Firm), (publisher.).


Documentary on Marian Anderson, an African American woman and international singing star in the twentieth century, who succeeded over racial prejudice and became an inspiration for America's civil rights movement.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781531715267
  • ISBN: 1531715265
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (1hr., 53 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS Distribution, [2022]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from disc surface.
[Container lists running time as approx. 120 min; actual running time 113 min.]
Originally produced as an episode of the television program American Masters in 2021.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Editor, K.A. Miille ; composer, Kathryn Bostic ; director of photography, Henry Adebonojo.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen; 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
In English; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); audio described for the visually impaired.
Subject: Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993.
African American singers > Biography.
Contraltos > United States > Biography.
Genre: Biographical television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

Available copies

  • 4 of 5 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Fontana Regional Library.


  • 1 current hold with 5 total copies.
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Macon County Public Library DVD B ANDERSON (Text) 39493109313447 Adult DVD Nonfiction Available -