A film about the life and career of the African American abolitionist and slave escape leader, Harriet Tubman.
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 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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Mae Mercer ...
 Aunt Juba 2 episodes, 1978
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 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 ...
Todd Davis ...
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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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Hank Rolike ...
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 Mrs. Leah Jenkins 2 episodes, 1978
Ann Weldon ...
 Mama Ritt Ross 2 episodes, 1978
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 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 ...
Michael Hayward ...
 Coleman's Man #1 2 episodes, 1978
Peter Hellman ...
 Karl Muller 2 episodes, 1978
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 Tom Hughett 2 episodes, 1978
B.J. Hopper ...
 Chairman 2 episodes, 1978
James Jeter ...
Kedren Jones ...
Roy Jones ...
 Robert Ross 2 episodes, 1978
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 Coleman's Man #3 2 episodes, 1978
Minnie Summers Lindsey ...
Dennis McCarthy ...
James O'Connell ...
 Conductor 2 episodes, 1978
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Kenneth Rogers ...
 Edward Broad 2 episodes, 1978
Ray Spruell ...
James Steele ...
 Patroller #2 2 episodes, 1978
Emmanuel Thomas ...
Elliot Washington ...
 Benjie Ross 2 episodes, 1978
Kenneth White ...
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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 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 »

Connections

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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This is a wonderful movie that all black people must see.
24 May 2016 | by See all my reviews

I remember learning about Harriet Tubman and reading a few books about her as a child. When I learned that there was a movie, I knew I had to see it and I purchased it. After seeing it for the first time it was captivating and inspiring. I absolutely love this movie, it is my favorite of all times. I purchased this movie many years ago and I have watched it many times in fact it stays in my DVD player at all times (test me). I can recite most of the lines from the move. My favorite is the quote she uses that defies struggles. That was an epiphany moment, it changed my outlook on struggles and gave new meaning to endurance. The 1st time I saw this movie she became my hero! I remember thinking, for a woman living in those times and being confined to that situation, to show that kind of strength was incredible and life changing for me. Cicely Tyson brought her to life for me, no one else (in my opinion) could've played her.


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