A film about the life and career of the African American abolitionist and slave escape leader, Harriet Tubman.
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Jason Bernard ...
 Daddy Ben Ross (2 episodes, 1978)
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 Doc Thompson (2 episodes, 1978)
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 Bernette Wilson (2 episodes, 1978)
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 Stewart (2 episodes, 1978)
Mae Mercer ...
 Aunt Juba (2 episodes, 1978)
Hari Rhodes ...
 Tavwell Robinson (2 episodes, 1978)
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 McCracken (2 episodes, 1978)
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 Shadrack Davis (2 episodes, 1978)
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 John Tubman (2 episodes, 1978)
Jean Foster ...
 Young Harriet Tubman (2 episodes, 1978)
Malik Carter ...
 Black Man (2 episodes, 1978)
Marilyn Coleman ...
 Molly (2 episodes, 1978)
Todd Davis ...
 Jim (2 episodes, 1978)
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 Susan Broadas (2 episodes, 1978)
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 Miss Rodham (2 episodes, 1978)
Hector Maisonette ...
 Josiah 'Joe' Bailey (2 episodes, 1978)
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 Charley (2 episodes, 1978)
Hank Rolike ...
 Amos (2 episodes, 1978)
Patricia Smith ...
 Mrs. Leah Jenkins (2 episodes, 1978)
Ann Weldon ...
 Mama Ritt Ross (2 episodes, 1978)
Howard Witt ...
 Edward Broadas (2 episodes, 1978)
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 Young Shadrack Davis (2 episodes, 1978)
Eugene Daniels ...
 Patroller #1 (2 episodes, 1978)
Robert Harper ...
 Wagon Driver (2 episodes, 1978)
Melody Harris ...
 Tilly (2 episodes, 1978)
Michael Hayward ...
 Coleman's Man #1 (2 episodes, 1978)
Peter Hellman ...
 Karl Muller (2 episodes, 1978)
Don Hood ...
 Tom Hughett (2 episodes, 1978)
B.J. Hopper ...
 Chairman (2 episodes, 1978)
James Jeter ...
 Bowers (2 episodes, 1978)
Kedren Jones ...
 Elvina (2 episodes, 1978)
Roy Jones ...
 Robert Ross (2 episodes, 1978)
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 Coleman's Man #3 (2 episodes, 1978)
Minnie Summers Lindsey ...
 Rebecca (2 episodes, 1978)
Dennis McCarthy ...
 Boatman (2 episodes, 1978)
James O'Connell ...
 Conductor (2 episodes, 1978)
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 Buyer (2 episodes, 1978)
Kenneth Rogers ...
 Edward Broad (2 episodes, 1978)
Ray Spruell ...
 Planter (2 episodes, 1978)
James Steele ...
 Patroller #2 (2 episodes, 1978)
Emmanuel Thomas ...
 Willie (2 episodes, 1978)
Elliot Washington ...
 Benjie Ross (2 episodes, 1978)
Kenneth White ...
 Heckler (2 episodes, 1978)
Frances E. Williams ...
 Old Woman In Church (2 episodes, 1978)
Roberta Jean Williams ...
 Addie Robinson (2 episodes, 1978)
Sylvia Kuumba Williams ...
 Mammy Portia (2 episodes, 1978)
Jerii Woods ...
 Martha Robinson (2 episodes, 1978)
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 Thomas Garrett (2 episodes, 1978)
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 William Still (2 episodes, 1978)
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 Harriet Ross Tubman (2 episodes, 1978)
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 Andrew Coleman (2 episodes, 1978)
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 Narrator (2 episodes, 1978)
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A film about the life and career of the African American abolitionist and slave escape leader, Harriet Tubman.

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While they call her Harriet from the start, her first name was really Aramintha. She became Harriet when she gave up her slave name, Aramintha Ross, and chose a name for herself, Harriet Tubman. See more »

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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: The Rolling Stones (1978) See more »

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A Woman Called Moses
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Written by Van McCoy
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Cicely Tyson is Harriet Tubman
7 January 2005 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

At last there is an adaptation of the life of Harriet Tubman, the female Moses of the mid 19th century in America. I have read all the biographies on the autobiography of Harriet Tubman and thought to myself this is very much like Cecil B. DeMille's 'Union Pacific' and the expansion of the railroad from east to west. Tubman's underground passage is from south to north, leading into Niagara Falls in Canada. There is a 'Negro Burial Ground' near Niagara Falls to this day to commemorate those who made it across the border. Now that I think about it there isn't anyone else that could play Harriet Tubman but Cicely Tyson. Apart from her accent which I can't get a hold of, I think she brings the right emotions to the part.


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