Sammy Davis, Jr. : I've gotta be me

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Davis, Sammy, Jr., 1925-1990, performer,
Rosenthal, Sally, television producer.
Kantor, Michael, 1961- television producer.
Wechsler, Steven, editor of moving image work.
Maslon, Laurence, screenwriter.
[Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2019].
9781531709082, 1531709087
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1 videodisc (approximately 100 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in. 


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[Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2019].
9781531709082, 1531709087
841887040839, 00841887040839


General Note
Special features: Being black in America; Persona; Sammy's funeral; Star.
Creation/Production Credits
Original music, Christopher Rife.
Sammy Davis, Jr.
Examines entertainer Sammy Davis Jr.'s journey to create his own identity, as a black man who embraced Judaism, through the shifting tides of civil rights and racial progress; a veteran of increasingly outdated show business traditions, he strove to stay relevant, even as he found himself bracketed by the bigotry of white America and the distaste of black America. Features new interviews with Billy Crystal, Norman Lear, Jerry Lewis, Whoopi Goldberg, Kim Novak, and others, with photographs from Davis's personal collection and performance footage.
Target Audience
Rating: TV14.
System Details
DVD; region 1; NTSC; widescreen; 5.1 surround.
With optional English SDH subtitles and descriptive video.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Davis, S., Jr., Rosenthal, S., Kantor, M., Wechsler, S., Maslon, L., & Pollard, S. (2019). Sammy Davis, Jr.: I've gotta be me . PBS.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Sammy Davis, Jr et al.. 2019. Sammy Davis, Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me. PBS.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Sammy Davis, Jr et al.. Sammy Davis, Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me PBS, 2019.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Davis, Sammy, Jr., et al. Sammy Davis, Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me PBS, 2019.

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