Ethan Hawke stars as abolitionist John Brown in this series based on the novel. "Onion" is a fictional enslaved boy who becomes a member of Brown's family of abolitionist soldiers and finds himself in the 1859 raid at Harpers Ferry.
2 videodiscs (335 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 inches
Dolby Digital 5.1
Target Audience Note:
Canadian Home Video Rating: Not rated.
Title from container.
Ethan Hawke, Hubert Point-Du Jour, Beau Knapp.
DVD ; wide screen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1.
For private home use only.
Audio track in English, captions in English.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Disc 1. Episodes 1-4.
Disc 2. Episodes 5-7.
Subjects:Abolitionists -- United States -- Fiction.
Brown, John, 1800-1859 -- Fiction.
Fugitive slaves -- United States -- Fiction.
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) -- History -- John Brown's Raid, 1859 -- Fiction.
Slavery -- United States -- Fiction.
Genre:Fiction television programs.
Historical television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
War television programs.
Other Authors:Hawke, Ethan, 1970- actor, creator.
Knapp, Beau, actor.
Point-Du Jour, Hubert, actor.
Showtime Entertainment, distributor.
Showtime Networks, production company.
television adaptation of (work): McBride, James, 1957- Good lord bird.