The Resource Say amen, somebody, GTN Productions ; produced and directed by George T. Nierenberg ; producer, Karen Nierenberg, (videorecording)

Say amen, somebody, GTN Productions ; produced and directed by George T. Nierenberg ; producer, Karen Nierenberg, (videorecording)

Label
Say amen, somebody
Title
Say amen, somebody
Statement of responsibility
GTN Productions ; produced and directed by George T. Nierenberg ; producer, Karen Nierenberg
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A documentary that follows gospel singer Willie Mae Ford Smith from her home to jumping church services to emotionally galvanic singing convention. Also features Thomas A. Dorsey, her mentor and the man credited with inventing gospel music ; Delois Campbell Barrett and other gospel singers
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editor, Paul Barnes ; photography, Ed Lachman, Don Lenzer
Dewey number
782.25/4
Intended audience
Rating: G
LC call number
M2198
LC item number
.S39 2007
PerformerNote
Featuring Willie Mae Ford Smith, Thomas A. Dorsey, Delois Barrett Campbell, the Barrett Sisters, and the O'Neal Twins
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1926-2011
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nierenberg, George T
  • Nierenberg, Karen
  • Smith, Willie Mae Ford
  • Dorsey, Thomas Andrew
  • Campbell, Delois Barrett
  • Barrett Sisters
  • O'Neal Twins (Musical group)
  • GTN Productions
  • Ryko Filmworks (Firm)
Runtime
100
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Smith, Willie Mae Ford
  • Dorsey, Thomas Andrew
  • Campbell, Delois Barrett
  • Gospel music
  • African American singers
  • Gospel musicians
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Say amen, somebody, GTN Productions ; produced and directed by George T. Nierenberg ; producer, Karen Nierenberg, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1982
  • Release date: Jan. 30, 2007
  • Booklet contains photos and essay by gospel music scholar Anthony Heilbut
  • Special features: newly-recorded director's commentary by George T. Nierenberg; photo gallery; individually indexed songs
Accompanying material
1 sound disc + 1 booklet..
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
  • quadrophonic multichannel or surround
  • unknown
Contents
  • (I ain't) No ways tired
  • Jesus dropped the charges
  • I'll never turn back
  • The storm is passing over
  • It's gonna rain
  • He brought us
  • Take my hand, precious Lord
  • Canaan
  • CD.
  • It's a highway to heaven
  • Singing in my soul
  • What manner of man
  • When I've done my best
  • Take my hand, precious Lord
  • I'm His child
  • He chose me
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
25th anniversary deluxe ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (100 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
014431089190
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
RDVD 10891
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • OCM81146930
  • (OCoLC)81146930
System details
DVD; all regions; 16:9 aspect ratio
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Say amen, somebody, GTN Productions ; produced and directed by George T. Nierenberg ; producer, Karen Nierenberg, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1982
  • Release date: Jan. 30, 2007
  • Booklet contains photos and essay by gospel music scholar Anthony Heilbut
  • Special features: newly-recorded director's commentary by George T. Nierenberg; photo gallery; individually indexed songs
Accompanying material
1 sound disc + 1 booklet..
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
  • quadrophonic multichannel or surround
  • unknown
Contents
  • (I ain't) No ways tired
  • Jesus dropped the charges
  • I'll never turn back
  • The storm is passing over
  • It's gonna rain
  • He brought us
  • Take my hand, precious Lord
  • Canaan
  • CD.
  • It's a highway to heaven
  • Singing in my soul
  • What manner of man
  • When I've done my best
  • Take my hand, precious Lord
  • I'm His child
  • He chose me
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
25th anniversary deluxe ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (100 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
014431089190
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
RDVD 10891
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • OCM81146930
  • (OCoLC)81146930
System details
DVD; all regions; 16:9 aspect ratio
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Video recording format
DVD

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