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1. Black Theatre: The Making of a Movement (1978 Documentary) Black Theatre: The Making of a Movement (1978 Documentary)
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This documentary explores the growth and development of black theatre from its earliest roots, also... Dir: Woodie King Jr. With: Amiri Baraka, Ed Bullins, Lorraine Hansberry Documentary 130 mins.
2. The David Frost Show (1969 TV Series) The David Frost Show (1969 TV Series)
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With: David Frost, Gerri Granger, Tiny Tim Talk-Show 90 mins.
3. American Masters (1985 TV Series) American Masters (1985 TV Series)
Episode: James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Profiles the life and work of author/civil rights activist, James Baldwin. Dir: Karen Thorsen With: James Baldwin, Maya Angelou, Amiri Baraka Documentary | Biography | History | Music | Romance 87 mins.
4. The Pact (2006 Documentary) The Pact (2006 Documentary)
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A gritty, provocative true-life story of three friends from the 'hood, Rameck Hunt, Sampson Davis, and George Jenkins... Dir: Andrea Kalin With: Amina Baraka, Amiri Baraka, Malique 'Kenny' Bazemore Documentary 84 mins.
5. United States of Poetry (1995 Mini-Series) United States of Poetry (1995 Mini-Series)
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Dir: Mark Pellington With: Amiri Baraka, Leonard Cohen, Wanda Coleman Documentary
6. Polis Is This: Charles Olson and the Persistence of Place (2007 Documentary) Polis Is This: Charles Olson and the Persistence of Place (2007 Documentary)
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Explores Charles Olson's amazing world, where the ordinary landscapes of our daily lives become extraordinary portals to timeless truths about the place we live. Dir: Henry Ferrini With: Ammiel Alcalay, Willie Alexander, Amiri Baraka Documentary 56 mins.
7. Motherland (2010 Documentary) Motherland (2010 Documentary)
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Motherland is the most powerful documentary on Africa. Fusing history, culture, politics, and contemporary issues... Dir: Owen Alik Shahadah With: Molefi Kete Asante, Amiri Baraka, Harry Belafonte Documentary
8. Corso: The Last Beat (2009 Documentary) Corso: The Last Beat (2009 Documentary)
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Following Beat Poet Gregory Corso - literary compatriot of Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and William Burroughs -- throughout Europe, discovering his past, and facing his death. Dir: Gustave Reininger With: Gregory Corso, Allen Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs Documentary
9. Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry (2002 TV Series) Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry (2002 TV Series)
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With: Mos Def, Russell Simmons, Lemon Andersen Documentary | Music 28 mins.
10. Democracy Now! (2001 TV Series) Democracy Now! (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Dir: Uri Gal-Ed, Adam Heydt With: Amy Goodman, Juan Gonzalez, Nermeen Shaikh News | Talk-Show 60 mins.
11. Black Journal (1969 TV Series) Black Journal (1969 TV Series)
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With: Tony Brown, Louis Farrakhan, Dick Gregory
12. Poetry in Motion (1982 Documentary) Poetry in Motion (1982 Documentary)
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More than 20 contemporary North American poets recite, sing, and perform their work. Several also comment... Dir: Ron Mann With: Helen Adam, Miguel Algarín, Amiri Baraka Documentary 91 mins.
13. All You Need Is Love (1977 TV Series) All You Need Is Love (1977 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Series tracing the development of 20th-century popular music in all its forms. With: Irving Caesar, Hoagy Carmichael, Bing Crosby Music | Documentary 60 mins.
14. Independent Lens (1999 TV Series) Independent Lens (1999 TV Series)
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Different celebrity host present a new independent documentary. With: America Ferrera, Terrence Howard, Stanley Tucci Documentary
15. Great Performances (1971 TV Series) Great Performances (1971 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Dir: John Doyle, John Glenmeister With: Julie Andrews, Walter Cronkite, Plácido Domingo Biography | Drama | Music | Musical 132 mins.
16. Turn Me On (2007 Documentary) Turn Me On (2007 Documentary)
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Dir: Marc Huraux With: Amiri Baraka, Jane Birkin, Steven Ben Israel Documentary 85 mins.
17. The Nature of Existence Companion Series (2011 Documentary) The Nature of Existence Companion Series (2011 Documentary)
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Where The Nature of Existence could only scratch the surface, the Companion Series goes deeper into the most challenging topics in the film, with over 100 experts from all over the world. Dir: Roger Nygard With: A-Ha, Nancy Ellen Abrams, Rob Adonis Documentary 845 mins.
18. The Source: The Story of the Beats and the Beat Generation (1999 Documentary) The Source: The Story of the Beats and the Beat Generation (1999 Documentary)
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Traces the Beats from Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac's meeting in 1944 at Columbia University to the deaths of Ginsberg and William S... Dir: Chuck Workman With: Johnny Depp, John Turturro, Dennis Hopper Documentary | Biography | History 88 mins.
19. Letter to the President (2005 Documentary) Letter to the President (2005 Documentary)
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Narrated By Snoop Dogg- Letter To the President is a feature documentary that showcases the close-knit ties between the Hip Hop Music community and America's social and political policy in the last 30 years. Dir: Thomas Gibson With: Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent, Aesop Rock Documentary | Music 90 mins.
20. Literature Alive (2005 TV Series) Literature Alive (2005 TV Series)
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The series profiles Caribbean-Canadian Authors. With: Mutabaruka, Leonie Forbes, Honor Ford-Smith Documentary 30 mins.
21. American Masters (1985 TV Series) American Masters (1985 TV Series)
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With: Martin Scorsese, Peter Bogdanovich, Lee Grant Documentary | Biography | History | Music | Romance 90 mins.
22. The Beat Generation: An American Dream (1987 Documentary) The Beat Generation: An American Dream (1987 Documentary)
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An investigation of the Beat Generation. Dir: Janet Forman With: Steve Allen, David Amram, Amiri Baraka Documentary | History 86 mins.
23. Keeping Time: The Life, Music & Photography of Milt Hinton (2004 Documentary) Keeping Time: The Life, Music & Photography of Milt Hinton (2004 Documentary)
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Dir: David G. Berger, Kate Hirson With: Amiri Baraka, Johnny Carson, Ron Carter Documentary 60 mins.
24. Dutchman (1967) Dutchman (1967)
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A sinister, neurotic white girl Lula, with the provocation of her lovely, half-naked body and of her startlingly lascivious speech... Dir: Anthony Harvey With: Shirley Knight, Al Freeman Jr., Frank Lieberman Drama 55 mins.
25. Hubert Selby Jr: It/ll Be Better Tomorrow (2005 Documentary) Hubert Selby Jr: It/ll Be Better Tomorrow (2005 Documentary)
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An exploration into the life and art of the renowned author of "Last Exit To Brooklyn" and "Requiem For A Dream." Hubert Selby Jr.... Dir: Michael W. Dean, Kenneth Shiffrin With: Hubert Selby Jr., Susan Anton, Darren Aronofsky Documentary | Biography 79 mins.
26. Strange Fruit (2002 Documentary) Strange Fruit (2002 Documentary)
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In 1937, after seeing a photo depicting the lynching of a black man in the south, Bronx-born high school... Dir: Joel Katz With: Dorothy Thigpen, Amina Baraka, Amiri Baraka Documentary 57 mins.
27. William S. Burroughs: A Man Within (2010 Documentary) William S. Burroughs: A Man Within (2010 Documentary)
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William S. Burroughs: featuring never before seen footage as well as exclusive interviews with his closest friends and colleagues... Dir: Yony Leyser With: Fred Aldrich, Laurie Anderson, Amiri Baraka Documentary 87 mins.
28. Hughes' Dream Harlem (2002 Documentary) Hughes' Dream Harlem (2002 Documentary)
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Dir: Jamal Joseph With: Amiri Baraka, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee Documentary | Biography | History 64 mins.
29. Return to Gorée (2007 Documentary) Return to Gorée (2007 Documentary)
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Because jazz is the miraculous product of the horror of slavery, Youssou N'Dour returned to the slave route and the music they created... Dir: Pierre-Yves Borgeaud With: Youssou N'Dour, Moncef Genoud, Boubacar Joseph Ndiaye Documentary | Music 110 mins.
30. Obscene (2007 Documentary) Obscene (2007 Documentary)
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A look at the life and work of American publisher Barney Rosset, who struggled to bring controversial works like "Tropic of Cancer" and "Naked Lunch" to publication. Dir: Daniel O'Connor, Neil Ortenberg With: Amiri Baraka, Lenny Bruce, William S. Burroughs Documentary | Biography 97 mins.
31. Revolution '67 (2007 Documentary) Revolution '67 (2007 Documentary)
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An illuminating account of events too often relegated to footnotes in U.S. history - the Black urban rebellions of the 1960's... Dir: Marylou Tibaldo-Bongiorno With: Amiri Baraka, Carol Glassman, Tom Hayden Documentary 90 mins.
32. Bulworth (1998) Bulworth (1998)
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A suicidally disillusioned liberal politician puts a contract out on himself and takes the opportunity to be bluntly honest with his voters by affecting the rhythms and speech of hip-hop music and culture. Dir: Warren Beatty With: Warren Beatty, Halle Berry, Kimberly Deauna Adams Comedy | Drama | Romance 108 mins.
33. Breaking the Rules (2006 Documentary) Breaking the Rules (2006 Documentary)
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A history of American counterculture covering 1950s Bebop, the Beat Generation, the Summer of Love, and the origin of Hip-Hop. Dir: Marco Müller With: Diego Reiwald, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Amiri Baraka Documentary | History | Music 94 mins.
34. The Nature of Existence (2010 Documentary) The Nature of Existence (2010 Documentary)
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Filmmaker Roger Nygard roams the globe to the source of each of the world's philosophies, religions... Dir: Roger Nygard With: A-Ha, Nancy Ellen Abrams, Rob Adonis Documentary 94 mins.
35. The Merv Griffin Show (1962 TV Series) The Merv Griffin Show (1962 TV Series)
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With: Merv Griffin, Arthur Treacher, Milt Kamen Comedy | Family | Music | Talk-Show 60 mins.
36. American Masters (1985 TV Series) American Masters (1985 TV Series)
Episode: Ralph Ellison: An American Journey (2002)
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This documentary presents a portrait of African American author Ralph Ellison, one of the great American novelists of the twentieth century. Dir: Avon Kirkland, Elise Robertson With: Andre Braugher, John Amos, Paul Benjamin Documentary | Biography | History | Music | Romance 87 mins.
37. Independent Lens (1999 TV Series) Independent Lens (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Race Is the Place (2005)
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A documentary featuring contemporary performance artists treating the subject of Race In America, along with archival footage and commentary from poet laureate Amiri Baraka. Dir: Rick Tejada-Flores, Ray Telles With: Amiri Baraka, Danny Hoch, Kate Rigg Documentary
38. W.E.B. DuBois: A Biography in Four Voices (1996 Documentary) W.E.B. DuBois: A Biography in Four Voices (1996 Documentary)
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Dir: Louis J. Massiah With: Toni Cade Bambara, W.E.B. Du Bois Documentary | Biography 114 mins.
39. Piñero (2001) Piñero (2001)
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"Piñero" tells the story of the explosive life of a Latino icon, the poet-playwright-actor Miguel Piñero... Dir: Leon Ichaso With: Benjamin Bratt, Giancarlo Esposito, Talisa Soto Biography | Drama 103 mins.
40. 1 P.M. (1971 Documentary) 1 P.M. (1971 Documentary)
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Dir: Jean-Luc Godard, Richard Leacock With: Marty Balin, Amiri Baraka, Carol Bellamy Documentary 90 mins.
41. Nigger (1968 TV Movie) Nigger (1968 TV Movie)
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Dir: Sølve Kern Drama
42. On the Road (2012) On the Road (2012)
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Young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly. Dir: Walter Salles With: Sam Riley, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Stewart Adventure | Drama 124 mins.
43. The First Amendment Project: Poetic License (2004 Documentary) The First Amendment Project: Poetic License (2004 Documentary)
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Dir: Mario Van Peebles With: Amiri Baraka, Lem Coley, Stanley Crouch Documentary 24 mins.
44. Ferlinghetti: A Rebirth of Wonder (2009 Documentary) Ferlinghetti: A Rebirth of Wonder (2009 Documentary)
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The poet and painter, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, is among the world's living monuments to arts and letters... Dir: Christopher Felver With: Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg, Dennis Hopper Documentary 79 mins.
45. Fried Shoes Cooked Diamonds (1979 Documentary) Fried Shoes Cooked Diamonds (1979 Documentary)
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Dir: Costanzo Allione With: Amiri Baraka, William S. Burroughs, Gregory Corso Documentary 55 mins.
46. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992 TV Series) The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992 TV Series)
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After Johnny Carson's retirement from the show, Jay Leno stepped in as his permanent replacement. The... Dir: Star Price With: Jay Leno, Kevin Eubanks, Edd Hall Comedy | Music | Talk-Show 62 mins.
47. Death of a Prophet (1981 TV Movie) Death of a Prophet (1981 TV Movie)
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After breaking ties with the Nation of Islam, Malcolm X became a man marked for death...and it was just a matter of time before his enemies closed in... Dir: Woodie King Jr. With: Morgan Freeman, Yolanda King, Mansoor Najee-ullah Drama | History 60 mins.
48. The Ballad of Greenwich Village (2005 Documentary) The Ballad of Greenwich Village (2005 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
THE BALLAD OF GREENWICH VILLAGE is a 70 minute documentary that tells the story of the artists, rebels... Dir: Karen Kramer With: Edward Albee, Woody Allen, Maya Angelou Documentary 70 mins.
49. Madea (1973 Short Film) Madea (1973 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Dir: Ben Caldwell Animation 7 mins.
50. Furious Flower: A Video Anthology of African American Poetry 1960-95 (1998 Documentary) Furious Flower: A Video Anthology of African American Poetry 1960-95 (1998 Documentary)
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Intimate portraits of twenty-five African American poets, who read and discuss their work. Dir: John Hodges With: Samuel W. Allen, Alvin Aubert, Amiri Baraka Documentary 369 mins.
51. No Justice, No Peace: A Sharp Talk Special (2010 Documentary) No Justice, No Peace: A Sharp Talk Special (2010 Documentary)
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With: Al Sharpton, Agnes Johnson, Kevin Powell Documentary
52. Blacking Up: Hip-Hop's Remix of Race and Identity (2010 Documentary) Blacking Up: Hip-Hop's Remix of Race and Identity (2010 Documentary)
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Dir: Robert Anderson Clift With: Aesop Rock, Amiri Baraka, Grandmaster Caz Documentary 58 mins.
53. A Fable (1971) A Fable (1971)
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A black radical's ex-wife and children establish a new family unit with a Caucasian man, but he eventually returns to violently besiege them inside their home. Dir: Al Freeman Jr. With: Al Freeman Jr., Hildy Brooks, James Patterson Drama 80 mins.
54. Castelporziano, ostia dei poeti (1980 Documentary) Castelporziano, ostia dei poeti (1980 Documentary)
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Dir: Andrea Andermann With: Amiri Baraka, William S. Burroughs, Evgeniy Evtushenko Documentary 90 mins.
55. Dutchman Revisited (???? Documentary) Dutchman Revisited (???? Documentary)
Dir: Lukas Persson With: Shirley Knight, Bill Plympton, Amiri Baraka Documentary
56. The Toilet (2007 Short Film) The Toilet (2007 Short Film)
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Dir: Destiny A. Lopez With: Dontreal Bacon, Desi Barbour, Will Daniels Drama 18 mins.
57. Uhatut (1966 TV Movie) Uhatut (1966 TV Movie)
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Dir: Ville Salminen With: Ville-Veikko Salminen, Tea Ista, Eija-Elina Bergholm 50 mins.
58. New York Agora: The Legacy of the 60s Counterculture (2008 Documentary) New York Agora: The Legacy of the 60s Counterculture (2008 Documentary)
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The film explores the memory and the legacy of the 60s counterculture through interviews with NY political activists... Dir: Alberto Gabriele With: Sam Anderson, Penny Arcade, Amiri Baraka Documentary 85 mins.
59. Great Performances (1971 TV Series) Great Performances (1971 TV Series)
Episode: The Story of Gospel Music (1997)
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Dir: John Doyle, John Glenmeister With: Amiri Baraka Biography | Drama | Music | Musical 132 mins.
60. Black Journal (1969 TV Series) Black Journal (1969 TV Series)
Episode: Episode dated 21 December 1971 (1971)
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With: Amiri Baraka, Tony Brown
61. Democracy Now! (2001 TV Series) Democracy Now! (2001 TV Series)
Episode: Episode dated 19 May 2011 (2011)
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Dir: Uri Gal-Ed, Adam Heydt With: Zaheer Ali, Amiri Baraka, Herb Boyd News | Talk-Show 60 mins.
62. Literature Alive (2005 TV Series) Literature Alive (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Creation Fire: Part 2 (2006)
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The series profiles Caribbean-Canadian Authors. Dir: Regan Macaulay, Frances-Anne Solomon With: Amiri Baraka, Roger Bonair-Agard, Dionne Brand Documentary 30 mins.
63. The Merv Griffin Show (1962 TV Series) The Merv Griffin Show (1962 TV Series)
Episode: Episode #3.5 (1965)
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With: Merv Griffin, Amiri Baraka, David Burns Comedy | Family | Music | Talk-Show 60 mins.
64. The David Frost Show (1969 TV Series) The David Frost Show (1969 TV Series)
Episode: Episode #2.128 (1970)
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With: David Frost, John Akar, Amiri Baraka Talk-Show 90 mins.
65. Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry (2002 TV Series) Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry (2002 TV Series)
Episode: Episode #1.4 (2002)
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With: Mos Def, Russell Simmons, Amiri Baraka Documentary | Music 28 mins.
66. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992 TV Series) The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992 TV Series)
Episode: Episode #4.52 (1995)
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After Johnny Carson's retirement from the show, Jay Leno stepped in as his permanent replacement. The... Dir: Star Price With: Edd Hall, Amiri Baraka, Harry Connick Jr. Comedy | Music | Talk-Show 62 mins.
67. All You Need Is Love (1977 TV Series) All You Need Is Love (1977 TV Series)
Episode: God's Children: The Beginnings (1977)
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Series tracing the development of 20th-century popular music in all its forms. Dir: Tony Palmer With: Ginger Baker, Amiri Baraka, Big Bill Broonzy Music | Documentary 60 mins.
68. The David Frost Show (1969 TV Series) The David Frost Show (1969 TV Series)
Episode: Episode #2.91 (1970)
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With: David Frost, Amiri Baraka, Katharine Houghton Talk-Show 90 mins.
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