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A Raisin in the Sun: The Unfilmed Original Screenplay

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Publisher Comments:

The 1961 film version of A Raisin in the Sun, with a screenplay by the author, won an award at the Cannes Film Festival, even though one-third of the actual screenplay had been cut out. This completely restored screenplay is the accurate and authoritative edition of Hansberry's script, and a testiment to her accomplishment as a black woman artist.

Synopsis:

This edition offers Hansberry's complete uncut screen adaptation of her play, containing at least forty percent new material that does not appear in the play.

Table of Contents

A Raisin in the Sun Foreword by Jewell Handy Gresham-Nemiroff

Acknowledgments

Introduction by Margaret B. Wilkerson

Commentary: Thoughts on the Screenplay by Spike Lee

A Raisin in the Sun - The Unfilmed Original Screenplay

Product Details

ISBN:
9780452267763
Editor:
Nemiroff, Robert
Other:
Nemiroff, Robert
Editor:
Nemiroff, Robert
Author:
Hansberry, Lorraine
Author:
Nemiroff, Robert
Publisher:
Plume Books
Location:
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. :
Subject:
American
Subject:
Film - General
Subject:
Film - History & Criticism
Subject:
Motion picture plays
Subject:
Film adaptations
Subject:
African American families
Subject:
General Drama
Subject:
Drama-American Anthology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series Volume:
9320
Publication Date:
19921031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.06x5.38x.68 in. .51 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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