Mississippi burning

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  • Creator Orion Pictures Corporation
  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication New York : Orion Home Video, [1989] ©1989
  • Physical Details
    • 1 videocassette (127 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in
  • OCLC ocm45232966
  • Credits
    • Gene Hackman, Willem Dafoe
    • Producers, Frederick Zollo and Robert F. Colesberry ; director, Alan Parker ; writer, Chris Gerolmo


  • Set in Mississippi in 1964, this is a fictionalized version of the case of the murder of three young civil rights workers, the FBI's attempts to find the missing boys and the clash between the authorities and the locals in a Klan-dominated town.


  • Videocassette release of the 1988 motion picture.
  • VHS; Hi-fi stereo.
  • Closed-captioned.
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