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"Slaves" screenplay by Herbert J. Biberman and John O. Killens

"Slaves" screenplay by Herbert J. Biberman and John O. Killens

Descriptive Summary

Title: "Slaves" screenplay by Herbert J. Biberman and John O. Killens
Creator: Killens, John Oliver
Creator: Biberman, H. J. (Herbert J.)
Inclusive Dates: 1968
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3229
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

John Oliver Killens (1916-1987), a native of Macon, Georgia, was an African American writer who drew on his own encounters with racism to compose such works as Youngblood.

For further information, see the article "John Oliver Killens (1916-1987)" at New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of the typewritten screenplay titled "Slaves," by Herbert J. Biberman and John O. Killens. The drama begins on a Kentucky ranch where the owner is forced to sell his slaves to a cruel plantation owner in Mississippi.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

"Slaves" screenplay by Herbert J. Biberman and John O. Killens, ms3229, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Screenplays.
Slavery -- Southern States -- Drama.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Screenplay, 1968