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In the grip of the Great Depression, unemployed men and women joined an unlikely WPA program to document America in guidebooks and interviews... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Amy Bloom ... Anzia Yezierska (voice)
Vince Brown ... Additional Voices

Patricia Clarkson ... Narrator
Juanett T. Davis ... Additional Voices

Brantley M. Dunaway ... Additional Voices
Gerard L. Farrow ... Additional Voices
Richard Ford ... Jim Thompson (voice)
Jonathan Holloway ... Richard Wright (voice)
Elmer Kelton ... Vardis Fisher (voice)
Gary Logan ... Additional Voices
James McBride ... Ralph Ellison (voice)
Marilyn Nelson ... Zora Neale Hurston (voice)

Reynolds Price ... John Cheever (voice)
Karen Simon ... Additional Voices

Directed by
Andrea Kalin 
Writing credits
David A. Taylor  and
Olive Emma Bucklin  and
Andrea Kalin 

Produced by
Olive Emma Bucklin .... consulting producer
Andrea Kalin .... producer
Oliver Lukacs .... associate producer
James Mirabello .... co-producer
David A. Taylor .... co-producer
Original Music by
Joseph Vitarelli 
Cinematography by
Dennis Boni (director of photography)
Film Editing by
David Grossbach 
Wanakhavi Wakhisi (addtional editor)
Production Design by
Jeffrey Pratt Gordon 
Art Direction by
Jeffrey Pratt Gordon 
Sound Department
Len Schmitz .... sound mixer
Animation Department
Ben Fine .... key animator
Jeffrey Pratt Gordon .... animation director
Editorial Department
Ben Marcheski .... post production manager

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USA:93 min (TV version)


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