The Autobiography Of Miss Jane Pittman


2h 1974

Brief Synopsis

Winner of nine Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Drama of the 1973-74 season, this was one of the most acclaimed TV movies ever, highlighted by Cicely Tyson's Emmy-winning performance as the (fictional) woman who was born into slavery in the 1850s and lived to see the Civil Rights movement a centur

Film Details

Also Known As
Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
Release Date
1974
Production Company
CBS Entertainment; CFI Hollywood

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Winner of nine Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Drama of the 1973-74 season, this was one of the most acclaimed TV movies ever, highlighted by Cicely Tyson's Emmy-winning performance as the (fictional) woman who was born into slavery in the 1850s and lived to see the Civil Rights movement a century later. Director John Korty and writer Tracy Keenan Wynn also received Emmy Awards. Additionally, they won the Directors Guild of America and Writers Guild of America awards, respectively, and the film was given the prestigious Christopher Award.

Film Details

Also Known As
Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
Release Date
1974
Production Company
CBS Entertainment; CFI Hollywood

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

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Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States April 1988

Aired in United States January 31, 1974