The Loving story [videorecording] / HBO Documentary Films presents an Augusta Films production ; directed by Nancy Buirski ; produced by Nancy Buirski and Elisabeth Haviland James ; writers, Nancy Buirski and Susie Ruth Powell1 available
PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction
- 1 videodisc (approximately 77 min.) : sound, color & black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
- Playing Time
- two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
- video v rdamedia
- videodisc vd rdacarrier
- digital optical stereo Dolby Digital rda
- video file DVD video region 1 rda
- Originally released as a documentary film in 2011.
- Cinematography, Rex Miller, Steve Milligan, Abbot Mills ; editor, Elisabeth Haviland James ; original music, David Majzlin.
- Interviews and commentary (archival footage): Richard Loving, Mildred Loving, J. Lindsay Almond Jr., Virginia Governor, 1958; Edward Ayers, Historian and President, University of Richmond; Judge Leon M. Bazile, Caroline County Circuit Court; David Brinkley, NBC News, Washington; Bernard S. Cohen, Philip J. Hirschkop, ACLU Attorneys.
- On June 2, 1958, Richard Loving and his fiancee Mildred Jeter traveled from Caroline County, VA, to Washington, D.C. to be married. Later, the newlyweds were arrested, tried and convicted of the felony crime of miscegenation. Two young ACLU lawyers took on the Lovings case, fully aware of the challenges posed. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously in their favor on June 12, 1967 and resulted in sixteen states being ordered to overturn their bans on interracial marriage.
- System Details
- DVD, NTSC; Dolby Digital stereo.
- Loving, Richard Perry -- Trials, litigation, etc.
- Loving, Mildred Jeter -- Trials, litigation, etc.
- Interracial marriage -- Law and legislation -- Virginia.
- Feature films.
- Documentary films.
- Nonfiction films.
- Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
- Added Author
- Buirski, Nancy, screenwriter, director, producer.
- James, Elisabeth Haviland, producer, editor of moving image work.
- Powell, Susie Ruth, screenwriter.
- Majzlin, David, composer (expression)
- Loving, Richard Perry, interviewee (expression)
- Loving, Mildred Jeter, interviewee (expression)
- Cohen, Bernard S., 1934- interviewee (expression)
- Hirschkop, Philip J., interviewee (expression)
- HBO Documentary Films, production company.
- Augusta Films, production company.
- Docurama (Firm), publisher.
- New Video Group, publisher.
- Standard No.
- Music No.
- NNVG288700 New Video Group